Chelsea Herbert

Car Number: 62
Age: 21
Country: New Zealand
Date of Birth: 25/01/1998
Team: Giles Motorsport

New Zealand’s Chelsea Herbert is the sixth female driver in the sixteen year history of the championship.

She will compete in championship with Giles Motorsport under the guidance of the vastly experienced Stephen Giles.

Herbert is better known for her racing pedigree in tin tops, having started in the Ssangyong Series in New Zealand before moving to the country’s domestic V8 Championship, first in Class 2 and then last season in Class 1.

She has scored wins, pole positions, fastest laps and multiple podium finishes across four years of racing.

Chelsea will join Fiona Hamilton (2005), Christina Orr (2006, 2007 and 2008), Leanne Tander (2007), Michela Cerruti (2012) and Tatiana Calderon (2013) on the list of female racers who have competed in TRS. She is backed by long-time supporters MTF Finance, who have been with her throughout her motorsport career.