Extreme E: Off Track — Emma Gilmour

If you had told Emma Gilmour a year ago that she would be driving for the outfit that bears the name of New Zealand automotive royalty, she’d almost have certainly not believed you.

But now Emma is part of an elite line-up of drivers at the Woking-based squad, representing one of the biggest shifts in diversity in motorsport, by being the first female driver to drive for McLaren while repping the New Zealand flag.

Emma sat down with James at the McLaren Technology Centre to talk about her motorsport journey so far, driving at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and not opening her eyes when in a crash.