About Me

In case you didn't know

“Gender doesn’t matter when you’re going 225 km/h into a turn.”
Simona De Silvestro, Professional Race-Car Driver

 

 

Simona Fast Facts

Name: Simona De Silvestro

Nickname: Iron Maiden

D.O.B.: 01.09.1988

Born: Thun, Switzerland

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Swiss-German

Hobbies: Golf, Tennis, Fitness, Music and Karting

 

Career Highlights
2005 Raced for Cram in Italian Formula Renault
2006 Fourth overall in Formula BWW USA; five podiums
2007 Tested a Campos GP2 car and raced in Toyota Atlantic
2008 Wins Long Beach, California in Toyota Atlantic
2009 Third overall in Toyota Atlantic with four wins
2010 IndyCar Series debutIndy 500 Rookie of the YearTony Renna Firestone Rising Star
2011 IndyCar with HVM racing; took fastest lap at São Paulo
2012 Raced underpowered HVM-Racing Lotus in IndyCar
2013 Team KV IndyCar; wins her first IndyCar podium spot
2014 Sauber F1 Team affiliated driver
2015 IndyCar with Andretti Autosport; finished P4 in New Orleans and P19 at 99thIndianapolis 500 Formula E debut at season final in London with Andretti Autosport 
Supercars Australia; Bathurst 1000 finisher
2016 Formula E with Andretti Autosport; first woman to score points in a Formula E race, Long Beach
Supercars Australia; Bathurst 1000 participation

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