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Amanda Hennesy Bio

“It's the thrill of making any road the best it is by driving the best I can.”- A.H.

Race Series:



Career Highlights:

Current Season:

Racing Goals:

Classic Le Mans driver 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016

Histo-Cup Austria 2012-present

One Lap of America 2006-present

VLN Touring Car Series, 2010-2014 

Corvette Euro Meet Grand Prix winner, 2010

Touring Car Switzerland, 2010

SCCA Spec Racer Ford Series, 2004, 2005-2007, 2010

Classic Endurance Racing, Europe 2008-2010, 2012, 2014

Renault Clio Cup Series, Europe 2008, 2009

Swiss Pirelli Touring Cup Masters  2006, 2007
SCCA National Formula FE Series 2007
SCCA National SSB Series 2006
Skip Barber Racing Series 2005, 2006
Formula Woman Nations Cup  2005
AMEC Ice Racing  2001-2006

Finishline Racing: New Smyrna, FL

Skip Barber Racing: Lime Rock CT & Laguna Seca, CA

Scuderia Hanseat: Nordschleife, Germany

Amanda is a Master Certified technician through General Motors. She's been turning wrenches since she was sixteen. Racing only came natural as the next step.

Amanda started running Go-karts at the age of 17. The northeast opened Amanda's eyes to Ice Racing, a series that runs Sport cars on frozen lakes. This soon became not enough, and Amanda moved to pavement, driving a Spec Racer Ford with SCCA.

After attending multiple schools with Skip Barber and Finishline Racing, Amanda was ready for the next move. She raced the Formula Woman's Nations Cup series in the UK.

In 2007, Amanda took home 1st in Class at the One Lap of America.

Amanda also ran in the SCCA FE National Series, bringing home top three finishes. Amanda stretched her arena to Europe where she competed in the Swiss Pirelli Touring Cup Masters, where she finished 4th for the season in her rookie year!

In 2009, Amanda finished 1st in class in the One Lap of America, making it three years in a row she went home with the class win!


Austria Histo Cup Historic V8 Champion

Austria Histo Cup Anhang-K Champion

One Lap of America: 1st in Class


One Lap of America: 1st in Class


One Lap of America: 2nd in Class

24h of Nurburgring: 3rd in Class

Corvette Euro Meet: 1st in Class

Classic Le Mans Competitor: 1968 Corvette


One Lap of America: 1st in Class

24h of Nurburgring: 4th in Class

Scuderia Hanseat School: 2nd in Class


One Lap of America: 2nd in Class

Classic LeMans competitor: 1968 Corvette

Corvette Euro Meet Grand Prix Winner: First women to win the GP in the 32 year history


One Lap of America 1st in Class, third year in a row: Raising money for 1in8 Motorsports

Clio Cup Series Competitor


Classic LeMans Competitor: 1968 Corvette

One Lap of America 1st in Class, second year in a row: Raising money for  1in8 Motorsports


One Lap of America 1st in Class: Raising money for 1in8 Motorsports

Swiss Pirelli Touring Cup Masters: 4th (Rookie year)

IMSA Lites West Race Car test driver


SCCA SSB NORPAC Division Champion (Rookie year)

SCCA National Runoffs Competitor

Competitor in the One Lap of America Race: Raising money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation


First woman to represent the United States in the Formula Woman Nation’s Cup Series in Europe.


Lyn St James Driver Development Program


Top-running competitor in Ice Racing Series (AMEC).

Amanda is racing in multiple race series throughout the world, including the VLN Touring Car Series, Austria Histo Cup Series,  and the Classic Endurance Series. She continues to run with SCCA, Grand Am, and SVRA in the United States.

Sports car racing, Rolex, ALMS. The love of cars has brought Amanda to racing, determination has driven her to top any obstacle, but passion drives her forward in the most incredible career she could have chosen.

Amanda's motto is "Any Car, Anytime, Anywhere- just put me behind the wheel!"

Amanda Hennessy’s Bio