Is Katherine Legge married? Biography and her personal life details

Is Katherine Legge married? Biography and her personal life details

Kevin Omuya
updated at December 5, 2023 at 1:41 PM

Is Katherine Legge married? Katherine Legge is not dating anyone but was previously engaged to the German auto racer Peter Terting. The couple was engaged in 2012 but separated due to some unrevealed reasons. Discover fascinating facts about Katherine Legge's career and personal life details.

Katherine Legge Married
Katherine Legge prepares for practice during Carb Day for the 107th Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2023. Photo: Justin Casterline
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In 2023, Katherine broke the record to become the fastest woman qualifier for the Indy 500 in the 107-year history. She was the first woman to ever start on the front row of a Zetec race and was awarded "Rising Star" status by the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) during her time in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. Katherine's ex-fiance Peter Terting, is also a British race car driver. This is what is known about Katherine Legge's married life and career.

Profile summary



Full name

Katherine Legge




43 years as of 2023

Date of birth

July 12, 1980

Place of birth

Guildford, Surrey, England




1.65m (5'5")


55kg (121lbs)

Eye colour


Hair colour

Dark brown


Professional auto racing driver

Best finish

2nd at IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD in 2018

Marital status


Net worth

$3 million

Social media

Instagram, X(Twitter)

How old is Katherine Legge?

The auto racing driver Katherine Legge (aged 43 years as of 2023) was born on 12 July 1980 in the United Kingdom and is British by nationality. Katherine started racing 32 years ago when she was nine years old. She got hooked on racing after trying out Go-Karts in Spain with her family on vacation.

Katherine Legge
Katherine Legge throws a hat to fans after the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech Series race on August 19, 2018, in Alton, Virginia. Photo: Brian Cleary
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Is Katherine Legge married?

According to sources, Katherine and Peter Terting, a German auto racing driver, were engaged, but their relationship did not last and they parted ways for unknown reasons. Research indicated they had no children.

Katherine Legge and Peter Terting

Katherine and Peter first began dating in 2010 and separated in 2012. After separating from Katherine Legge, Peter started dating German driver Carrie Schreiner, fourteen years his junior. They often share images together on Instagram.

Peter has also been successful in his endeavours; in 2002, he won the Volkswagen Lupo Cup. Before driving a Volkswagen in the 2010 WTCC, he raced for SEAT's Team Deutschland in 2006 and finished 9th overall. Katherine is not married or dating, as nothing has been revealed about her dating life.

Katherine Legge's career
Katherine Legge prepares to drive before practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on July 5, 2019, in Bowmanville, Ontario. Photo: Brian Cleary
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Katherine Legge's career

Katherine Legge has raced in various motorsports, from Formula 3 to Formula Renault to a Formula One test, Champ Car to INDYCAR to A1GP to DTM to Formula E, and even sports car racing. In 2000, Legge became the first woman to take pole position in a Zetec race. She was honoured as BRDC's "Rising Star" the following year.

The racing car driver made history in November 2005 by becoming the first woman since Sarah Fisher in 2002 to test a Formula One car. In 2005, Legge was the first woman to win a developmental open-wheel race in North America. She competed in the Toyota Atlantic Championship and won the series opener in Long Beach.

Katherine Legge's championship record

Katherine had three victories and five podium finishes in the 2005 Atlantic season, placing her third in the championship. In 2006, she made history by becoming the first woman to lead a lap in the Champ Car series after jumping to PKV Racing.

Legge later had a massive crash at Road America but was largely uninjured and able to compete in the season's final two races. 2007 was her first year racing for Dale Coyne Racing.

Did Katherine Legge take a break from car racing?

Katherine Legge's career
Katherine Legge looks on before the NASCAR Xfinity Series Road America 180 at Road America on July 29, 2023, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Photo: Logan Riely
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Katherine took a year off in 2011 but returned to racing in 2012 with Dragon Racing in the INDYCAR SERIES. She moved to the Delta Wing sports car program from 2013 to 2015 and competed in two Formula E races with Amlin Aguri in the 2014/2015 season.

Legge competed in the Acura GTD program fielded by Meyer Shank Racing for three years (2017-2019) and finished on the podium 11 times. She raced a Lamborghini in the GTD category at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2020 before shifting her focus to a European-based racing program.

Katherine Legge's injury

Legge was hurt in a preseason testing crash after signing with Richard Mille Racing to race an LMP2 prototype in the 2020 European Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans. She raced in IMSA again in 2021–2022, this time as the lead driver for Team Hardpoint.

Katherine Legge's achievements

At 43, Legge has competed in over 200 races during her racing career, earning eight victories, four pole positions, and more than 15 podium finishes. Some of her most significant accomplishments are:

  • 2nd place IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship- GTD,
  • 3rd place Toyota Atlantic Championship presented by Yokohama, and
  • 3rd place BWRDC Monoposto Trophy.
Katherine Legge's achievements
Katherine Legge celebrates on the podium of the Jaguar I-Pace E-Trophy support race during the 2019 Mexico City E-Prix on February 16, 2019, in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Sam Bloxham
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Katherine Legge's net worth

Reports state she earns an annual salary of $300,000, and her net worth is $3 million. She endorses various brands and collaborates with multiple racers. She has become an icon in racing thanks to her extraordinary abilities, dogged persistence, and trailblazing victories.

Katherine Legge's car collection

Katherine Legge keeps a Jaguar in her garage. Jaguar is a British automaker. The F-Pace's potent 395 hp makes for exciting acceleration every time you press the gas pedal. The F-Pace's 5.0L Supercharged V8 engine will set you back $71,300.

Final word

Is Katherine Legge married? The British racing driver has been involved in two relationships but is not dating currently and does not have a husband. Legge is available on social media and often posts her photos. Her Instagram handle has over 43k followers and 37k followers on Twitter. She has earned much fame, admiration, and recognition for her incredible talent and work.

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Kevin Omuya is a Content Writer with 4 years of experience who joined Sports Brief in 2022. In 2019 he held a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Digital Media from KCA University.