James Cole


James Cole’s racing career began in the Formula Ford GB Championship, making his debut in 2008 before going on to take the title in 2009. After graduating first to British Formula 3 and then Formula 2, the Liverpudlian made the switch to tin-tops in 2013 in a fledgling Team HARD Vauxhall Insignia.

Cole scored points in five out of the 15 rounds he contested in 2013, with a highest-placed finish of 13th, before moving to the United Autosports team for the following season. A part campaign in 2015 for Motorbase Performance saw James break into the top ten at Silverstone in a Ford Focus ST.

For 2016, Cole was part of Silverline Subaru BMR Racing’s quartet, piloting one of the new factory-backed Subaru Levorg GTs. After a difficult first half of the campaign for the outfit, the team found its footing. Cole converted a handful of points finishes and will be returning in 2017.

Season Results

Event Session Position
Brands Hatch Indy Qualifying 27th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 21st
Race 3 DNF
Donington Park Qualifying 23rd
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 24th
Race 3 22nd
Thruxton Qualifying 26th
Race 1 27th
Race 2 28th
Race 3 26th
Oulton Park Qualifying 21st
Race 1 23rd
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 NC
Croft Qualifying 10th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 16th
Race 3 DNF
Snetterton Qualifying 26th
Race 1 15th
Race 2 8th
Race 3 5th
Knockhill Qualifying 6th
Race 1 5th
Race 2 5th
Race 3 5th
Rockingham Qualifying 1st
Race 1 1st
Race 2 13th
Race 3 DNF
Silverstone Qualifying 13th
Race 1 17th
Race 2 21st
Race 3 15th
Brands Hatch GP Qualifying 23rd
Race 1 19th
Race 2 22nd
Race 3 26th

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 16 August 1988
Place of Birth: Southport
Lives: Liverpool
Team: Adrian Flux Subaru Racing
Car: Subaru Levorg GT

BTCC Debut: Brands Hatch, 30 March 2013

BTCC Races: 114
BTCC Wins: 1
BTCC Podiums: 1
BTCC Poles: 1
BTCC Fastest Laps: 2

Driver Titles

2009 Formula Ford GB Champion

Driver Gallery

2017 Driver Lineup


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