She started her sporting life on horseback, as a member of the UK team. In 1953 she started rally racing in a Morris Minor, after being the navigator for Ken Gregory, her brother's manager. In 1960 she was 1st in the Liège-Rome-Liège rally, with Ann Wisdom.
At age 34 she had won:
- European championship 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 and 1965
- 1962 Dutch Tulip Rally and
- 1962 Deutschland Rally, in a B.M.C Cooper