Laura Byrnes

[image]Laura Byrnes

Laura is the primary driver of the Shamrock Racing team. Behind the wheel of the #4 Sigma in Production Sedans, she is a pint sized pocket rocket determined to break down the stereotype of women in motorsport. Driving from the age of 11 in Junior Sedans, she was named the sole production sedan driver to be accepted into the 2014 'Speedway Australia Rising Star Program' by the national speedway body, Speedway Australia, and attended the Australian Institute of Sport. In 2015, Laura received a scholarship from the Layne Beachley 'Aim for the Stars' Foundation, in recognition of her determination and success within motorsport, and positive image for the sport. Laura was also the first Motorsport competitor to receive a General Sports Scholarship from the University of Western Australia. In 2016 Laura was elected onto the Women of Australian Motor Sport committee (WAMS).

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