Facts About Susie Wolff
|40 Years Old
|Motorsport Executive , Race Driver
|Place Of Birth
|Former Racing Driver
|Oban High School
|University of Edinburgh
|Named the British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year four times
|1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
|123 lbs (56 kg)
|CEO of Venturi Racing
|Source of Wealth
|Motorsports executive and business
Suzanne Wolff, popularly known as Susie Wolff is a British former professional racing driver. She is currently the CEO of Venturi Racing in Formula E. She first joined Venturi as Team Principal in 2018. She became its CEO in 2021.
Prior to her motorsport executive career, she was a professional racing driver who took part in the 2014 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. She has an outstanding junior career, being named the British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year four times.
What is Susie Wolff Famous For?
- Former professional racing driver.
- Named the British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year four times.
- CEO of Venturi Racing.
Where is Susie Wolff From?
Susie Wolff was born on 6 December 1982. Her birth name is Suzanne Stoddart. Her birth place is in Oban in Scotland. She holds both British and Scottish nationality. She was born to her father, John Stoddart, and her mother, Sally Stoddart. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She has a brother named David.
Regarding her educational background, she graduated from Oban High School. After high school, she attended the University of Edinburgh.
Susie Wolff Career Timeline
- Susie Wolff comes from a moto racing family background. Her father raced bikes competitively and later owned a motorcycle dealership in Oban.
- Thus, she was attracted to motorsports since her childhood.
- She had already begun karting by 8.
- She was named the 1996 British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the year.
- She was first in the 24hr Middle East Kart Championship, champion in both the Scottish Junior Intercontinental "A" and the Scottish Open Junior Intercontinental "A" categories in 1997.
- She was named British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year in 1997 as well.
- She moved up to the British Junior Intercontinental "A" Championship in 1998.
- For her performance in the 1998 season, she was named British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year for the third consecutive season.
- She won the British Woman Kart Racing Driver of the Year for the fourth time after she finished 34th overall in the Formula "A" World Championships in the 1999 season.
- She was named the Top Female Kart Driver in the world in 2000 after she finished 15th in the Formula "A" World Championships.
- She graduated from kart racing to single-seater racing in 2001.
- She garnered her first Formula Renault Winter Series experience in 2001, competing for the Motaworld Racing team.
- She made her debut in the full Formula Renault UK Championship for DFR Racing in 2002.
- She represented Motaworld in the Formula Renault Winter Series in 2002.
- She was one of the finalists in the prestigious BRDC McLaren Autosport Young Driver of the Year Award for her 9th overall finish in the Formula Renault UK Championship in the 2003 season.
- She was awarded the BRDC Rising Star of the Year.
- She raced for Comtec Racing for the 2004 season, finishing fifth overall in the Formula UK Championship. She took the podium times in 2004.
- She advanced to the British Formula 3 Championship for 2005.
- She competed for Alan Docking Racing in the Championship Class.
- However, an ankle injury sustained during the winter disrupted her season.
- She advanced to DTM in 2006.
- She raced for Mucke Motorsport, finishing 9th overall in the final round of her debut season.
- She left Muckee Motorsport to join Persson Motorsport for the 2008 season.
- She recorded her season-best performance finishing 10th at the Norisring in June.
- She recorded a fifth-place finish at the Hockenheimring in the 2010 season.
- She left DTM in 2012 to join the Williams Formula One team as a developmental driver.
- She became the first woman to participate in a Formula One weekend since Giovanna Amati in 1992 who made three unsuccessful Grand Prix qualification attempts.
- She posted 1:37:242 for a respectable 13th place finish in practice for the British Grand Prix.
- She announced in November 2015 to retire from Formula One. She retired from all forms of motorsport.
- She joined Mercedes as one of their ambassadors in 2006.
- She joined Venturi Racing in Formula E in 2018 as Team Principal. She also became a shareholder in the team.
- Under her management, the Monegasque outfit experienced its most successful campaign to date in the 2020-21 season. They recorded 146 points securing second behind Nyck de Vries in the Drivers' World Championships.
- She was promoted to the role of CEO in November 2021.
- She was set to feature as a female driver for the first time in the Race of Champions history in December 2013. However, the event was canceled due to the political situation in Bangkok.
- She co-founded Dare to be Different in 2014 after her retirement, with an aim to increase the participation of women in motorsport.
Who is Susie Wolff's Husband?
Susie Wolff is a married woman. She is married to Toto Wolff who is also a former racing driver and current Team Principal and CEO of Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team. The couple got married in October 2011. They share a son together, Jack, born on 10 April 2017.
What is Susie Wolff Height?
Susie Wolff stands around the height of 1.68 m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 123 lbs i.e. 56 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is hazel and her hair color is blonde. Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Susie Wolff Net Worth?
Susie Wolff is one of the popular motorsports personalities in the world. Follower her amazing professional career as a racing driver, she continued to become associated with the sports. She is currently the Team Principal a CEO of Venturi Racing. Her wealth details are not available but it can be assumed that the Wolff couple makes a good fortune. Thus, her net worth and salary details are not available at present.
Trivias About Susie Wolff You Need To Know.
- She is the first woman to take part in a Formula One race weekend in 22 years.
- She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh in 2013.
- She was honored as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) on the 2017 New Year Honours list for services to Women in Sport.