Female Race Car Drivers

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Danica Patrick
(Racing driver)

Danica Patrick
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Birthdate: March 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
Danica Patrick, the first female driver to clinch an IndyCar series win, became the Rookie of the Year at the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series and later joined stock-car racing with the NASCAR Nationwide Series. She owns a wine brand and an athleisure line, and supports DRIVE4COPD.

 2 
Jessi Combs
(Race Car Driver)

Jessi Combs
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Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27, 2019

Professional racer, TV personality and metal fabricator, Jessi Combs, is remembered for setting a women's land speed class record (four wheels) in 2013. She was known as "the fastest woman on four wheels.” As a TV presenter, she co-hosted over 90 episodes of the Spike TV show, Xtreme 4x4. She died in a car crash while racing in 2019. 

 3 
Jodie Kidd
(Model, racing driver, television personality)

Jodie Kidd
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Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

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Leah Pruett
(Racing driver)

Leah Pruett
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Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Redlands, California

 5 
Sophia Flörsch
(Racing driver)

Sophia Flörsch
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Birthdate: December 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grünwald, Germany

German racing driver Sophia Flörsch is also skilled in activities such as karting, wind surfing, and skiing. She now competes for Abt Sportsline and the Richard Mille Racing Team. In 2020, she received the Laureus Comeback of the Year award for surviving a deadly accident on track and a spinal surgery.

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Michèle Mouton
(Rally driver)

Michèle Mouton
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Birthdate: June 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grasse, France

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Cora Schumacher
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Birthdate: December 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Langenfeld, Germany
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 8 
Simona de Silvestro
(Racing driver)

Simona de Silvestro
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Birthdate: September 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thun, Switzerland

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Carmen Jordá
(Racing driver)

Carmen Jordá
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Birthdate: May 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alcoi, Spain

 10 
Lella Lombardi
(Racing Driver)

Lella Lombardi
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Birthdate: March 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frugarolo, Italy
Died: March 3, 1992

Lella Lombardi made headlines by becoming the world’s only female Formula One driver to earn a top six finish in a World Championship race. A butcher’s daughter, she initially drove her family’s delivery van. An LGBT icon, she died of cancer, and was survived by her partner.

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Maria Teresa de Filippis
(Formula One driver)

Maria Teresa de Filippis
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Birthdate: November 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: January 8, 2016

 12 
Giovanna Amati
(Racing Driver)

Giovanna Amati
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Birthdate: July 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Giovanna Amati is an Italian former racing driver and one of the more recent female drivers to have participated as a racer in the Formula One World Championship. In 1992, she became the fifth female driver to participate in Formula One when she signed for the Brabham team. In 1993, she won the Women's European Championship at the Porsche SuperCup.

 13 
Beitske Visser
(Racing driver)

Beitske Visser
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Birthdate: March 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dronten, Netherlands

 14 
Vicky Piria
(Racing driver)

Vicky Piria
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Birthdate: November 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 15 
Ewy Rosqvist-von Korff
(Racing driver)

Ewy Rosqvist-von Korff
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Birthdate: August 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herrestad, Malmöhus County, Sweden

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Maya Weug
(Member of the Ferrari Driver Academy and the first female driver to have ever joined the academy)

Maya Weug
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Birthdate: June 1, 2004
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Costa Blanca, Spain

 17 
Marta García
(Racing driver)

Marta García
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Birthdate: August 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Denia, Spain

 18 
Fabienne Wohlwend
(Racing driver)

Fabienne Wohlwend
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Birthdate: November 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vaduz, Liechtenstein

 19 
Jutta Kleinschmidt
(Racing automobile driver)

Jutta Kleinschmidt
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Birthdate: August 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

 20 
Nada Zeidan
(Race car driver)

Nada Zeidan
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

 21 
Carol Burkett
(Racing driver)

Carol Burkett
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Birthdate: May 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Franklin, West Virginia, United States
Died: April 4, 2020

 22 
Kat Teasdale
(racing driver)

Kat Teasdale
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Birthdate: December 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Canada
Died: June 2, 2016

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Clärenore Stinnes
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Birthdate: January 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mülheim, Germany
Died: September 7, 1990

 24 
Anne-Charlotte Verney
(Racing driver)

Anne-Charlotte Verney
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Birthdate: May 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Le Mans, France

 25 
Ellen Lohr
(Racing driver)

Ellen Lohr
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Birthdate: April 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nowrap Mönchengladbach, Germany

 26 
Claudia Hurtgen
(Racing driver)

Claudia Hurtgen
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Birthdate: September 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany

 27 
Camille du Gast
(Balloonist)

Camille du Gast
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Birthdate: May 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 24, 1942

 28 
Donna Mae Mims
(Racing automobile driver)

Donna Mae Mims
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Birthdate: July 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 6, 2009

 29 
Joan Newton Cuneo
(Racing driver)

Joan Newton Cuneo
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Birthdate: July 22, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 24, 1934

 30 
Kathy Rude
(Race car driver)

Kathy Rude
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Birthdate: November 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: America

 31 
Diane Teel
(Racing driver)

Diane Teel
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Birthdate: February 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seaford, Virginia, United States

 32 
Gina-Maria Adenauer
(Race car driver)

Gina-Maria Adenauer
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Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamm, Germany

 33 
Kayli Barker
(Racing driver)

Kayli Barker
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Birthdate: July 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: united States

 34 
Catharina Felser
(Race car driver)

Catharina Felser
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Birthdate: October 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Siegburg, Germany

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Barbara Hamilton
(Racing driver)

Barbara Hamilton
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: United States

 36 
Stephanie Reaves
(Race driver.)

Stephanie Reaves
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Birthdate: February 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maine, United States

Stephanie Reaves is a professional race driver who became the first woman in history to earn an AMA professional motorcycle drag racing license. She is also the first female to qualify at an NHRA national event. Throughout her career, she has broken several world records in racing venues. She played a cameo in the  1998 film Psycho. 

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Helga Steudel
(Car racer)

Helga Steudel
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Birthdate: May 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elsterberg, Germany

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Robin Bonanno
(Racing driver)

Robin Bonanno
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Birthdate: August 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nutley, New Jersey, United States