Katherine Legge burst on the racing scene in 2001 by beating future F1 star Kimi Räikkönen's lap record and earning a pole position in Formula Ford, which earned her the British Racing Drivers Club’s prestigious “Rising Star” accolade. Heading to the US in 2005, Legge won her first start in Formula Atlantic - the first woman to win a developmental open-wheel race in North America - on her way to a third place finish in the championship.
Earning a spot on the PKV Racing team in 2006, she became the first woman to lead a lap in Champ Car series history, pacing 12 laps at the front of the field in Milwaukee. Legge moved to sports cars in 2008, driving for several years in the German Tour Car series. Returning to the US in 2012, Legge drove in the IndyCar series and the Indy 500 before joining the DeltaWing team in 2013.
At Road America in 2013, Legge became the first woman to lead an American Le Mans Series race, when she took the DeltaWing to the front of the field for the first time early in the event. Legge is one of only two drivers to pilot both the DeltaWing roadster and the coupe version of the revolutionary prototype.
For 2016, Legge continues her role as the full-season, lead driver for Panoz DeltaWing Racing with the DeltaWing coupe in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Legge is also the chosen driver for Grace Autosport, the first all-female racing team who hope to compete in the 2017 IndyCar series.