MAGDA ANDERSSON

Magda’s motor racing career began with karting when she was just 9 years old and she quickly carved a successful path through national and international karting series races.

Her first foray into rallycross took place in 2012 when she competed successfully in the nascent JRX entry class, which was run as a support category to the FIA ​​European Rallycross Championship in 2012 and 2013.

She graduated to the FIA ​​European Rallycross Championship for Touring Cars in 2015 and 2016 where she emerged as the main title challenger becoming vice champion last season.

In 2017 Magda becomes the youngest ever female driver to contest the FIA ​​European Rallycross Championship for Supercars as she embarks on the next exciting chapter in her motor sport career.

Birthday: July 14th.1998

Lives:  Skane, Sweden

Education:  Diploma Programme at Lund Cathedral School

Karting career:

  • 1st Map Cup West Formula Micro
  • 4th SKCC Formula Micro
  • 3rd Grande Finale Junior 60
  • 10th Trofeo Andrea Margutti Junior
  • Awarded Female Driver of the Year 2010 by the Southern Swedish Motorsport Federation

Rallycross career:

  • Vice Champion in the 2016 FIA European Rallycross Championship for Touring Cars.
  • Fourth place in the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship for Touring Cars.
  • Second place in the European JRX Cup 2012
  • Third place in the JRX International Series 2013
  • Second place in the Swedish Super Cup 2014
  • Highest ranked female driver ever in an FIA sanctioned European Rallycross Championship.
  • Youngest driver ever to achieve a podium finish in The FIA ​​European Rallycross Championship for Touring Cars
  • 2016 Swedish National Team Driver of the Year.
  • 2016 Driver of Year award from SMK Horby, the club’s most prestigious award.
  • 2016 Female Driver of the Year Award by the Southern Swedish Motorsport Federation.
  • 2015 Female Driver of the Year Award by the Southern Swedish Motorsport Federation
  • Part of the Swedish Junior Rallycross Team since 2013