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Lorina McLaughlin owns and races the ex-Michael Schumacher Benetton B192 Formula One car.

If you've always longed to get up close to an F1 car, the B192 is available for private events and demonstration runs.

MEET LORINA
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Meet Lorina McLaughlin

British Women Racing Drivers’ Club President

 

Historic F1 Driver & Event Organiser

 

From Formula Ford to Formula 1

 

Lorina runs The Historic European Formula One Race Car Entrants (THE FORCE) which organises high-speed demonstration events for Formula 1 cars, both in the Uk and Europe.

  • First Winner BWRDC's Lord Wakefield Challenge Trophy.

  • Multiple Fastest Ladies Award at Goodwood Festival of Speed.

  • BRDC Full Member (one of only five ladies).

  • Multiple BWRDC Champion.

  • First woman to be named 'Man of the Meeting', now renamed 'Driver of the Meeting'.

Lorina has many race wins, lap records, fastest laps in these Championships -

  • Formula Ford 1600; 

  • Formula 4 (GRD 373)

  • Runner-up; first season Formula Ford 2000 (Sark); 

  • ModSports (Davrian);

  • Formula Libre Formula Junior (Lotus 22)

  • Runner-up:  Historic   F1

 

She was the first woman to race Historic F1 in both Europe and America.

  • First woman to race in the Historic Monaco GP 

  • First woman to race Historic F1 at Laguna Seca, California (John Watson, March 721), a round of the USA Vintage F1 Championship.


Historic F1 cars raced/demonstrated:

  • Michael Schumacher, Camel Benetton B192;

  • James Hunt, Marlboro McLaren M23;

  • Denny Hulme, Yardley McLaren M19; 

  • Ronnie Peterson, March 711

  • Thierry Boutsen, Arrows A9 turbo; 

  • John Watson, March 721

  • Derek Warwick, USF&G Arrows A10 turbo

  • Piercarlo Ghinzani, Osella FA1D

Lorina McLaughlin

Invitation Drives and Career Highlights

  • Raced her ex-James Hunt McLaren M23 in two separate Monaco Historic Grands Prix. Finished 8th and 12th from 30 cars. 

  • Finished 4th in the Historic F1 support race at the French Grand Prix, Magny Cours

 

High-speed demos in the McLaren M23 include:

  • Through the streets of Porto Cervo, Sardinia with the current F1 drivers of the day;

  • Demo through the streets of Paris, behind René Arnoux (Renault F1) to celebrate
100 years of French motor racing:

  • The Martini Legends Festival at the old  Montjuich Park F1 Grand Prix circuit in Barcelona, Spain.

High-speed demos in the ex-Michael Schumacher B192 include:

  • The street circuit at Classic Race Aarhus, Denmark;

  • Azerbaijan at the first Classic Grand Prix Baku.

  • Along the promenade at Lloret de Mar as part of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend celebrations.

  • The Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona 

  • The British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

 

  • Goodwood Festival of Speed regular, Lorina drives both the Benetton B192 and is often invited to drive many other Formula 1 cars for different owners.

  • Goodwood Festival of Speed Top 20 Shootout, best result 5th.

  • Winner of the Goodwood FOS Ladies Award on numerous occasions

  • Ladies Award, Pageant of Power, Cholmondeley Castle & Estate.

  • VintageRacecar/Roadcar Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Fastest Time at the clifftop course at the inaugural Bournemouth Wheels Festival.

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