Louise Aitken-Walker MBE (born January 1960 in Duns, Berwickshire) is a British rally and saloon car racing driver. Aitken-Walker entered competition in 1979 and finished 19th in her first Rally GB two years later. She contested the 1989 British Touring Car Championship in a Class C Vauxhall Astra finishing fourth in points, and in 1990 was the first ever Ladies World Champion, the pinnacle of a successful 14-year career. She was awarded the Segrave Trophy in 1990. She retired in 1993 to have a family (son John and daughter Gina) and concentrate on her business affairs. She runs Aitken-Walker Cars, which specializes in quality used cars, with her husband Graham in the Scottish Borders.
|Born||January 21, 1960|
Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland
|World Rally Championship record|
|Active years||1979 - 1991|
|Co-driver|| Ellen Morgan|
|First rally||RAC Rally 1979|
|Last rally||RAC Rally 1991|
In September 2008, Aitken-Walker took part in the Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally, a round of the Scottish Rally Championship centred in Perth in Scotland. A historic Talbot Sunbeam Lotus was her chosen car for the event. She was one of a number of ex-world and British champions to take part in the event in memory of McRae, who died in 2007.
- Low, Dave. "Louise Aitken-Walker world rally champion 1990". A Sporting Nation. BBC Online. Retrieved 13 October 2007.
- "Title - Segrave Trophy". Royal Automobile Club. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
- "Louise Aitken-Walker MBE, Rally Driver, Scotland UK". Aitken-Walker Cars. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
- "Louise Aitken-Walker, MBE". Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
- Rally experience sessions with Aitken-Walker
- Family run business with her husband, Son & Daughter
- Louises Daughter Gina has started her career, supported by her mum
|Awards and achievements|
National Rally Driver of the Year
Bob Ives and Joe Ives
| Segrave Trophy
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