Racing driver, transgender, diversity role model & Stonewall Sports Champion. Charlie is also highly successful in a range of adventure sports including surfing, snowboarding & trail running.
Charlie Martin is a professional racing driver and LGBTQ+ activist, in 2022 she finished2nd in the North American Lamborghini Cup. She made history as the first ever transgender driver to compete in the legendary Nürburgring 24hr race (2020 / BMWM240i) and is a BMW Friend of the Brand.
Starting out with £1,500 from a summer job post university and a can do attitude, she has overcome huge adversity to succeed in motorsport as her true self. She is a Stonewall Sports Champion and works as a public speaker outside of racing, helping organisations improve their commitment to inclusion by creating greater awareness and acceptance for the trans community.
Clients include Google, Microsoft, Adidas, AON, O2, GSK, ASOS,3M, Meta & BMW. Charlie featured in the Vogue 25, British Vogue Magazine’s celebration of inspiring women shaping the world in 2021 and beyond. She was also included in the Pride Power list, OUT Magazine 100 & Attitude 101.
She is a keen trail runner, surfer and snowboarder, and adventure sports lover. She’s alsoa Ninja Warrior UK semi finalist, beating the wall first time !