Jake Hill

Website: http://www.jake-hill.com/

Series: MSA British Touring Car Championship

Team: Tag Racing

Car: Volkswagen CC

When Not Racing: Association of Racing Driver’s Schools (ARDS) Grade A Instructor

Hometown: Turnbridge Wells, Kent

History:  BRDC Rising Star 54 podiums - 135 races - 22 fastest laps up to end of 2016 24 Wins - 23 Podiums - 23 Pole Position

Biography:

Brief Karting career - racing at Bayford Meadows….4 wins out of 5 races in Mini Max…..

 

Started in Ginetta Junior aged 14….in his second ever car race he finished on the podium!

 

Then in 2009 he started 11 of his 12 Ginetta Junior races on the front row of the grid…he led EVERY race…despite missing half of the season due to lack of budget he took 3 Wins, 5 Fastest Laps and 5 Pole Positions.

 

2010 - Ginetta Junior…Won 10 of the 20 races plus 8 Poles and 10 fastest laps…series runner-up

 

2011 - Ginetta G50 - 17 Podiums in 27 races…4 Wins, 4 Poles, 4 Fastest Laps…the youngest driver in the series at 17.

 

2012 - Part season in Ginetta G55 - Won at Snetterton plus 6 other Podium finishes

 

2013 - Made BTCC debut with Motorbase. Won the ‘Jack Sears Trophy’ and a class win on his debut. Raced with Exocet Racing in final BTCC round - qualified 10th and took three points-scoring finishes..

 

2014 - Porsche Carerra Cup - took 3 podium finishes in 4 races. Atom Cup… 4 Wins in 4 races. Lap record at Rockingham.

 

2015 - British GT4 - AmD Tuning Porsche 997. Fastest in practice at Rockingham and Donington. Led at Silverstone - Podium at Spa-Francorchamps on his first visit to the circuit

 

Porsche Supercup - Silverstone British GP - qualified P14 ahead of British champion Josh Webster and French champion  Come Ledogar on his debut. Was running top-ten until he was hit and spun out.

 

BTCC -AmD Tuning Audi S3 - Brands Hatch - final race of 2015. Battled with former BTCC Champion Alain Menu - narrowly missed out on points after being pushed off…

 

2016 - BTCC - Team HARD - Toyota Avensis. 17 Points Finishes. Winner Dunlop #Forever Forward award at Oulton Park. ‘HiQ’ Driver of the Day. Silverstone. 5 top-ten finishes. Voted 6th overall in Motorsport News BTCC Seaon review by BTCC team managers as drivers who had impressed most…

 

2017 BTCC - TAG Racing with TeamHARD. Three top-ten qualifying positions in the first five meetings. Has scored points at every event so far. Finished in the top-ten in all three races at Oulton Park.