User:Zoe Wenham

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Zoe Wenham
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born (1994-05-07) May 7, 1994 (age 23)
Cheltenham (England)
British GT Championship career
Current team Century Motorsport
Car no. 42
Starts 10
Podiums 6
Previous series
Volkswagen Racing Cup Championship
Awards
British Womens Racing Drivers Club Elite GoldStars Winner 2013

Zoe Wenham (born 07 May 1994 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) is a British auto racing driver.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Wenham made her karting début in 2003 and continued to race until 2008 around the United Kingdom at Llandow Kart Club, Dunkeswell Kart Club, Clay Pigeon Kart Club, Rye House Kart Club, Shenington Kart Club and was selected to take part in the Ace And King Of Clubs event twice which was held at Whilton Mill Kart Club.

Saxmax[edit]

Wenham moved into the SAXMAX Championship in 2008 and finished in fifth position at the last round of the championship. In 2009, she switched to the Ferguson Motorsport team who had great knowledge about the Saxos. Despite her best efforts Wenham only managed 9th place in the 2008 championship after a mid season roll at Anglesey Circuit.

Volkswagen Racing Cup[edit]

Wenham continued her front wheel drive path by moving into the Volkswagen Racing Cup Championship in 2010 with a new-build KPM Racing Polo and built her confidence throughout the season. The decision was made in 2011 to sign with Slidesports to race in their Volkswagen Golf and in doing this Wenham took a podium finish at Zandvoort and was in touching distance of 5th place championship finish before the last race of the season. Finishing 8th out of 34 competitors overall.

Wenham was selected for the Motorsports Association Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence in 2010 which is a programme designed to push athletes to the elite levels of Motorsport.

British GT[edit]

Wenham has signed with Century Motorsport to race in the British GT Championship in 2012 in a Ginetta G50.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2010 Volkswagen Racing Cup KPM Racing 12 0 0 0 0 120 21st
2011 Volkswagen Racing Cup Slidesports 14 0 0 0 1 296 5th
2012 British GT Championship Century Motorsport 10 0 0 0 6 159 2nd


Personal[edit]

Wenham attended Prince Henry's High School in Evesham, Worcs where she achieved 12 GCSEs: 2 A*s, four A's, six B's which she carried onto A Level achieving CCD Grade. Wenham also gained an NVQ from Loughborough College in Motorsport as part of the MSA AASE programme. Away from the race track, Wenham plays netball for a local team, she also enjoys swimming and music, as well as supporting local football club Cheltenham Town F.C..

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Template:British GT teams


Category:1994 births Category:Living people Category:English racing drivers Category:British GT Championship drivers Category:Volkswagen Racing Cup Championship drivers