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Stephen Jelley

Biography

Stephen Jelley’s career began in single-seaters, firstly in Formula Ford and subsequently British Formula 3, finishing third overall in the latter in 2007 courtesy of two race wins.

He contested the 2008 GP2 Asia Series before switching to the BTCC with Team RAC the same year, scoring seven points finishes. Despite dislocating his shoulder in an accident at Silverstone, he continued to compete and took the chequered flag inside the top ten in the very next race. He took pole position in the season finale, though a broken gearbox scuppered his chances come race day.

The Midlander continued with Team RAC in 2009, winning twice at Rockingham and tallying three further podium finishes en route to sixth spot in the final Drivers’ table.

After stints in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, British GT and the Blancpain Endurance Series, Jelley returned to the BTCC in 2017, piloting a Ford Focus fielded by Team Parker Racing with Maximum Motorsport.

He stayed put in 2018, making the switch to a BMW 125i M Sport. Jelley continued into 2019 for a third consecutive campaign with the outfit in Britain’s top flight, yielding a rostrum finish at Brands Hatch and a win at Oulton Park – his first in ten years. He remains with the team for 2020.


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Season Results

Event Session Position
Brands Hatch Indy Qualifying 30th
Race 1 7th
Race 2 6th
Race 3 3rd
Donington Park Qualifying 17th
Race 1 17th
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 20th
Thruxton Qualifying 13th
Race 1 13th
Race 2 18th
Race 3 12th
Croft Qualifying 18th
Race 1 14th
Race 2 12th
Race 3 28th
Oulton Park Qualifying 17th
Race 1 11th
Race 2 6th
Race 3 1st
Snetterton Qualifying 30th
Race 1 25th
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 16th
Thruxton 2 Qualifying 23rd
Race 1 19th
Race 2 16th
Race 3 23rd
Knockhill Qualifying 13th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 17th
Silverstone Qualifying 26th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 23rd
Brands Hatch GP Qualifying 25th
Race 1 7th
Race 2 10th
Race 3 11th

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 12th May, 1982
Place of Birth: Leicester, Leicestershire
Team: Team Parker Racing
Car: BMW 125i M Sport

BTCC Debut: Brands Hatch Indy, 2008

BTCC Races: 147
BTCC Wins: 3
BTCC Podiums: 7
BTCC Poles: 1
BTCC Fastest Laps: 2
BTCC Points: 262

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