James Roe Jr.

  • Career Highlights

    2014
    • Allied Irish Finance Trophy Winner – Mondello Park
    • Ginetta Junior Ireland rookie of the year
    • Won Prize drive in Formula Sheane at end of season meeting for performances during season • Youngest person ever to race a open wheel race car in Ireland at 16 years old and 1 day
    • Junior Rallycross – 3 events – 1 win, 1 second, 1 third

    2015
    • Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the year Finalist
    • Ginetta Junior Ireland Vice Champion (4 wins, 4 pole positions
    10 front row starts and 1 unbeaten lap record)
    • RT2000 Super Car Race at Angelessey – 2 wins and 2 poles along with lapping all
    12 cars in extremely wet conditions
    • Selected for inaugural “Irish Motor Racing Academy” Team Ireland

    2016
    • First Irish Driver to compete in a FIA F4 race
    • Podium Finish on F4 debut weekend 2014
    • Allied Irish Finance Trophy Winner – Mondello Park
    • Ginetta Junior Ireland rookie of the year
    • Won Prize drive in Formula Sheane at end of season meeting for performances during season • Youngest person ever to race a open wheel race car in Ireland at 16 years old and 1 day
    • Junior Rallycross – 3 events – 1 win, 1 second, 1 third
    • Team Ireland member
    • Firman Formula Ford 1600 works driver (vehicle dynamics knowledge grew immensely)

    2017
    • Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the year Finalist
    • British Formula Ford Lap record holder (Knockhill, Scotland)
    • Multiple wins, podiums, fastest laps and front row starts in British Formula Ford • Northern Ireland Formula Ford Vice Champion (Splitting two previous Motorsport
    Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year winners)
    • Nominated for Mazda Road to Indy Driver of the Day – Kirkstown (April)
    • Super Series Shootout Finalist at Izone for ticket to Road To Indy Shootout • Martin Donnelly Trophy pole position
    • Team Ireland member
    • Skoda Ireland Sports Star of the Month (August)

    2018
    • Pro F2000 series Vice Champion (3 wins, 7 podiums at 6 different tracks)
    • Pro F2000 series Rookie Champion
    • New Lap Record at Summit Point (Previous record in place for last 10 years)
    • Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year Nominee (April)
    • USF2000 Top rookie finisher in race 2 at the Indianapolis GP (P5 Debut weekend)
    • Mazda Ireland Brand Ambassador
    • Participated on a shortlist for wildcard invitation for 2018 “Mazda Road to Indy Shootout”
    a shootout in which the winner receives $200k to advance to USF2000 2019

    2019
    • Secured scholarship from manufacturer and team valued at $100,000
    to compete in US Formula 3
    • One win – Road America whilst racing with NASCAR and an audience of 60,000 at the track • 8 top 5 or better finishes
    • Fifth in the overall points
    • Awarded six FIA super license points
    • Contributed many points to help team win “Team Championship”
    • US Formula 3, Team Championship winner

  • Race Number

    9

  • Team

    Global Racing Group

  • AGE

    22

  • Country

    United States

  • Years In Formula

    4

  • Birth Place

    Naas, Ireland

  • Top Formula Result

    Race wins in every formula series entered

  • Favorite activity

    Wake surfing

  • Favorite Vacation Spot

    Portugal

  • Favorite Food

    Pasta

  • Interesting Fact

    Youngest person to ever win a single seater race in Ireland

  • Sponsors

    CJJ Motorsport , Topcon , Vortex Companies , Sport Ireland , Motorsport Ireland