Indy Lights Race Winner & 7-Time Indianapolis 500 Competitor Brings Expertise to M1 Concourse
International racer Pippa Mann visits M1 Concourse in an exclusive event sharing racing knowledge and instruction with Motorsports Club members, garage owners, and special guests on June 20-21, 2023. Current members will have the opportunity to meet and learn from Mann during one of the half-day courses.
Pippa is a race-winning driver, coach, and co-driver in various endurance racing series across America. She will bring that experience to M1 Concourse for Motorsports Club members by way of classroom education and on-track instruction to enhance track competition experiences for members.
As one of the leaders of Shift Up Now, a group dedicated to helping talented female athletes in motorsport find funding to compete at the highest levels, Pippa will provide coaching and training to our female members during our Ladies of M1 event on Tuesday, June 20.
Currently, Pippa races in International GT (IGT), World Racing League (WRL), and various other amateur and semi-pro series where she is a racing driver and co-driver. She holds an FIA license as a Silver Driver, a Porsche Club of America (PCA) License, and a Permit A for the Nürburgring Nordschleife, where she and her teammates finished on the podium and won in their class at the ADAC Total 24 Hour race.
About M1 Concourse
M1 Concourse blends style and speed, offering the perfect automotive events and entertainment venue at its 87-acre property including a new 28,000-square-foot event complex. This state-of-the-art facility features indoor and outdoor spaces that overlook the 1.5-mile M1 Circuit and a dynamic area in the center of the track. M1 can transform any event into a one-of-a-kind, exclusive experience. It’s conveniently located on the legendary Woodward Avenue in the city of Pontiac and is less than 35 miles from Detroit’s Metropolitan International Airport.
About Pippa Mann
Pippa is a former open-wheel race winner, and Indianapolis 500 competitor turned sports car coach and co-driver. She competes alongside the clients she coaches in various series across America and is actively seeking clients who want to race in SRO America or International Motor Sports Association (IMSA’s) GT4 series. Pippa was the first female pole sitter for a race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by leading the grid for the Indy Lights Freedom 100, an Indy Lights race winner, a seven-time Indy 500 driver and a commentator for IndyCar Radio. Still finding herself between the wheel, she’s also a driver coach and Athlete Leader of Shift Up Now. As one of the leaders of Shift Up Now, Pippa also dedicates a large portion of her time to raising funds and helping elevate the next generation of female talent.