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James Jakes started his racing career in 2002 competing in 5 rounds of the T-Car Championship. For the 2004 season, Jakes moved into the British Formula Renault Championship with Team AKA. He was regularly contending for race wins, helping him to attain 3rd in the championship in 2005.

For 2007 James moved on to the Formula Three Euroseries with Manor Motorsport. He finished fifth in the championship, with one win coming at Magny-Cours. Staying in the championship for the 2008 season, Jakes changed teams to be driver at the ART Grand Prix team. He signed to drive for Manor Motorsport in the inaugural GP3 Series season for 2010.

James Jakes made his GP2 Series début at the final round of the 2010 season for Scuderia Coloni. He will be piloting the #18 Acorn Stairlifts IndyCar for the entire 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season.



  • Name : James Jakes
  • Birth date : 1987-08-04
  • Birthplace : Leeds, England
  • Nationality : British
  • Age : 26 years
  • Team : Dale Coyne Racing
  • Website : www.jamesjakes.com