Kiwi Emma Gilmour announced as McLaren Extreme E Driver | GiltrapTV

McLaren Racing have announced Emma Gilmour as the team’s first-ever female driver who will compete for the McLaren Extreme E team in 2022.

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Emma’s announcement follows a media engagement today during the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. The engagement also marks McLaren Racing’s entry into Extreme E and the reveal of McLaren’s spectacular launch livery.

The Dunedin driver has competed for over two decades, in rallying, rallycross, cross-country rallying and most recently competing in the inaugural season of Extreme E. In 2016 she became the first and only female to date to win a New Zealand Rally Championship event and also won the FIA Women in Motorsport and Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) cross-country rally selection in 2015.

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