Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, is Ireland’s top female racing driver.

She has taken wins in Circuit Racing, Endurance Trials, Stage Rallying and Rallycross.

She has raced in Global GT Lights, ITCC, Stryker Sportscars, Britcar and the UK based Citroen C1 Challenge. She was the first female winner in Irish Touring Cars when she took her Honda Integra to a Production in her first year racing. She went on to become the first female to win in the C1 Challenge and became a four time class winner in the UK Britcar Series, driving a Porsche 718 GT4 and a Hyundai i30 N TCR Touring Car,

In 2022, she finished second in Open Clubman class in a Clio 172 and currently leads the 2023 Championship.

She has driven Formula 1 cars twice, the iconic Guinness March 811 at Mondello Park in 2019 and the Jordan 193 at Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida in February 2020.

Nicole is an Ambassador for the Sean Edwards Foundation, 20×, and Formula Female, the initiative set up by Irish Hockey Star Nicci Daly to -attract more females into Motorsport”

Nicole Drought CJJ Motor Sports Driver from Roscrea Co Tipperary

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