Louise Aitken-Walker

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Louise Aitken-Walker MBE (born January 1960, Duns, Berwickshire[1]) is a British rally and saloon car racing driver. Aitken-Walker entered competition in 1979 and finished 19th in her first Rally GB two years later. She contested the 1989 British Touring Car Championship in a Class C Vauxhall Astra finishing fourth in points, and was the 1990 Ladies World Champion, the pinnacle of a successful 14 year career. She was awarded the Segrave Trophy in 1990.[2]

In September 2008, Aitken-Walker took part in the Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally, a round of the Scottish Rally Championship centred in Perth in Scotland. A historic Talbot Sunbeam Lotus was her chosen car for the event. She was one of a number of ex-world and British champions to take part in the event in memory of McRae, who died in 2007.

Aitken-Walker was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.[3]


  1. ^ "Louise Aitken-Walker world rally champion 1990", BBC Online - A Sporting Nation - New Sports, New Champions: 1990-1999; passim. Retrieved 13 October 2007.
  2. ^ http://www.royalautomobileclub.co.uk/archive/archive_navmain5.asp?previd=481&groupid=729&tabstyle=main&style=RED
  3. ^ "Louise Aitken-Walker, MBE". Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ken Wood
National Rally Driver of the Year

Succeeded by
Malcolm Wilson
Preceded by
Bob Ives and Joe Ives
Segrave Trophy
Succeeded by
Steve Webster