Amanda
Hennessy

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Birthdate: 8/08/1982
Birthplace: New York
Current Home: Switzerlan
Who started you: KML Racing
Biggest influence: Dubler Racing
Women you admire: Janet Guthrie
Fathers Thoughts: His love and support follows me everywhere.
Your encouragement: Follow your heart and your dreams! Live life in the fast lane!

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Double Victory for Amanda Hennessy at the Grand Prix


Amanda Hennessy claimed the win at this year’s 32nd Corvette Euro Grand Prix at Bresse, France. Piloting a C5 GT Corvette Amanda brought the car to victory lane after a fierce battle. “What a great race, “ stated Amanda. “ Getting in front of that ZR1 driven by an highly experienced racer was a big challenge. Thanks to the Dubler Racing team for putting together a great car. I was very impressed with Corvette’s abilities.” Amanda qualified second, and took the lead on the last lap, which she held to the finish.

Amanda became the first woman in the 32 year history of the event to win the overall position. In addition to the Grand Prix event, Amanda took third in the first class race, and another victory in the second class race. “ The first victory in the class event was an excellent, but to see the crowd almost jumping over the wall when I won the Grand Prix…..the best feeling ever!”

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Corvette Euro Meet Participant 2012
One Lap of America 2012 2nd in Class
Results: Classic Le ans 2012 participant in a 1968 Corvette.
24 Hours of the Nurburgring 2011 and 2012. 4th Place in Class 2011
One Lap of America participant since 2006 and class winner three years in a row.
VLN Nurburgring participant in a 1999 Corvette GT 2011-present
Corvette Euro Meet Grand Prix Champion 2010, first women to ever hold the title.
Historic Racing Series participant and race class podiums 2010-present in a 1956 Corvette and 1999 GT Corvette "Young Guns" division

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