From her dream of becoming a fighter pilot to a career as a racing driver: Charlie Martin's story is impressive. But her story is more than just her career: Charlie was born as a man, but today is a courageous woman who has taken her career in motorsports into her own hands. Today, Charlie Martin is one of the few transgender women in the male-dominated domain of motorsport. In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW.com, she tells Jonathan all about her ambition to break barriers and how her transformation has also changed her career. Click “Play” for a truly inspiring conversation!
02:27 Charlie’s childhood
12:25 Women in motorsports
26:22 Coming out
34:00 Success on racetrack
40:00 Le Mans
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To find out more about Charlie, visit her website: https://www.gocharlie.co.uk/
or find her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gocharliem/