Vicki Butler-Henderson full CV

Television Presenting

2002 – present: Fifth Gear (Discovery/Quest Channel)
2019 – present: The Car Years (ITV4)
1998 – 2002: Top Gear (BBC2)
2002 – 2006: British Touring Car Championship (ITV1)
2005 – 2006: The Biggest Loser UK (Living TV)
2006: Wrecks To Riches (Discovery Channel)
2006: Formula Woman (ITV1)
2005: Date My Daughter (ITV1)
2004: Speed Sunday motorsport programme (live on ITV1)
2000 – 2002: Formula Four Stroke Powerboat Racing (Channel 4)
Various years: Contributor to A League of Their Own, The World’s Greatest Cars, The One Show,  plus other main breakfast TV shows

Journalist Career Highlights

From 1990:

  • Contributor to The Sunday Times car section
  • Columnist at The Sunday Mirror
  • News Editor and Road Tester at What Car? magazine
  • Road Tester at Auto Express and Carweek magazines
  • Launch team for Max Power, then Staff Writer
  • EMAP diploma in journalism

Racing Highlights

2016 -2019: Top 10 finish in the Mini Challenge, 255bhp Mini JCW
2009: Two podium places in the GT Cup at Brands Hatch racing a Ferrari 430
2004: Became the first woman to win a Maserati race in the history of the Italian manufacturer
1989 – 2000: ARDS-approved Racing Instructor at Silverstone Racing School, and at the majority of racing circuits in the UK, and for many car manufacturers
1989: Age 17 – raced Formula First single-seater
1984 – 1989: Age 12-17, raced 100cc karts every weekend around the UK



2020 – 2021 – present: Presenter for Auto Express Podcast, weekly
2018: Co-hosting the afternoon show on TalkRadio
2008: Absolute Radio Breakfast Show
2002: Virgin Radio Breakfast Show