Courtney Prince at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix event.

About Courtney

Courtney Prince with race car-1

Courtney has been mad for motor-sport right from when she could walk, always wanting a faster mode of transport. She loved bikes, motorbikes, anything motorised at shopping centres, and watching Supercars and F1 on TV with her dad.

From the age of five she started pestering her dad to get into racing motorbikes, of which he said “no it’s too dangerous maybe go karts when you’re older”. She was only ever going to be a race car driver and her career goal and dream has never changed.

When she was seven her parents bought her a go kart, it took her a little time to get the courage to go out on the track but once she got going around the track, she never looked back.  Following the karting calendar around the State (Victoria) and some National rounds, Courtney had much success over  for almost seven years.

At fourteen years old she secured a Formula Ford drive with Sonic Motor Racing Services – the youngest ever female competitor.  Being the smallest driver they have ever had there were challengers fitting out the car.  In March 2016 Courtney started practising and towards the middle of the year the Team said she was ready to have a few races to prepare for the 2017 season.

2017 was her Rookie year in Formula Ford, doing as many rounds in Victoria State and National Series as possible and having great success. Courtney competed in the Australian National Formula Ford Series in 2018 and 2019 with Sonic Motor Racing Series.

In 2021 Courtney moved up to racing the Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge Championship and Aussie Racing Cars Series. Courtney placed 4th in both series in 2022, which gave her an opportunity to step up to the main game of Porsche here in Australia. In 2023, Courtney will be competing in the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Championship.

Courtney in Brief

BIRTH DATE:10th September 2001
HOME TOWN:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
RESIDENCE:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
EDUCATION:Completed Year 12 Masters in Personal Training and Certificate IV in Fitness
WORK:Part-time with Prince Excavations
HOBBIES:Gym, fitness training, and horse riding
KEEPING RACE READY:Training up to 5 times per week
AMBITION IN MOTORSPORT:To become a professional race car driver
DREAM CAREER:Formula One Driver
FAVOURITE DRINK:Lemon, lime and bitters
FAVOURITE RACE TRACK:The Bend Motorsport Park at Tailem Bend, South Australia
DREAM ROAD CAR:Lamborghini Huracán
INSPIRATIONS:Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris
Courtney by her BWT Porsche at Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500BWT Porsche next to road trailer

Career Highlights

Race Results

20224th in Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge Championship
4th in Aussie Racing Cars Championship
Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge Sandown Round 3, 3rd
Michelin Sprint Challenge SMP Round 1, 2022, 3rd position.
2021Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge -March 2021. Finished 3rd overall. Season cut short due to Covid-19 restrictions.
2020Due to Covid-19 in Victoria, there was only one race meeting in December, at Sandown – Shannon festival in the Michelin Sprint Challenge Porsche GT3. In race 1, 2 and 3 came 3rd in each and 3rd overall.
2019Round 1 – Sydney Motorsport Park Won The Hard Charger Award 4th Result
Round 3 – Winton Qualified – 3rd, 4th Result
Round 5 – Sandown 2nd Result
2018The Bend SA State Round – 1st-3rd June Qualified 3rd – Race 1, 3 and 4 – finished 3rd
Wakefield round 3 National Series – 25-27 May Qualified 6th – Race 1, 3 – finished 4th
National Series Round 1 – Winton 9-11th March Qualified 5th Race 1 – 4th Race 3 – 4th
2017Island Magic at Phillip Island, 25th - 26th November. Race 1 — 2nd Race 3 — 4th
National Series Round Phillip Island Race 1 — 5th, Race 2 — 2nd
Victoria State Round Winton Qualified 3rd
Victoria State Round  Phillip Island Qualified 4th
Courtney Prince at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix event.Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500

Go Karting Career

2015Winning Country Series Championship
ELKC Club Champion Junior Light
ELKC Best and Fairest Junior
2014Winning Australasian Title Rookies
Winning Ladies Championship Rookies
3rd CIK Stars of Karting Championship Rookies
Winning ELKC Club Champion Rookies
Winning ELKC Best and Fairest Rookies
Winning Victorian ROOKIE Karter of the Year
3rd in Country Series Championship
2013Winning Australasian Title Cadets
Winning Junior Sprint Championship Cadets
Winning ELKC Club Champion Cadets
2011Winning Ladies Championship Cadets
Rnd 4: Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight
Sydney, NSW | July 19 — 21
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