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de Filippis
Lombardi
Galica
Wilson
Amati

de Villato
Wolff

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 This is a list of female motor racing drivers who have taken part in the Formula One World Championship since the inception of the World Championship for Drivers in 1950.

Five women racing drivers have entered at least one Grand Prix, although only two of them ever qualified and started a race. The woman who competed in the most Grands Prix is Lella Lombardi, with 17 entries and 12 starts.

Desiré Wilson became the only woman to win a Formula One race of any kind when she won at Brands Hatch in the British Aurora F1 series on 7 April 1980. As a result of this achievement, she has a grandstand at Brands Hatch named after her.

As of 2012, two female drivers are contracted to current Formula One teams. Williams have signed Susie Wolff as a development driver, and María de Villota has signed as a test driver for Marussia.

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First woman to compete in a Formula 1 race: Maria Teresa De Filippis (1958 Monaco Grand Prix)

First woman to score points: Lella Lombardi (1975 Spanish Grand Prix)

1976 British Grand Prix was the only Formula One race in which multiple female racers (Lella Lombardi and Divina Galica) were entered. Neither qualified for the.

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