James Cole (racing driver)

James Cole ( born August 16, 1988 in Southport, England ) is a British racing driver. He joined in 2011 in Formula 2 at.


Cole began his motor racing career in Formula racing in 2006. In this and the next year he took part in individual events Formula Ford. 2008 Cole joined the British Formula Ford After he had finished his first season in tenth place in the championship, he decided the championship in 2009 with seven wins from 24 races before Josef Newgarden for themselves. He also completed a guest stint in the Formula BMW Pacific. 2010 Cole moved to T-Sport in the British Formula 3 Championship. He went to an older vehicle and was therefore entitled points in the national class. Current standings, he won 11 times in 30 races and was eventually runner behind his teammate Menasheh Idafar.

2011 Cole made ​​his debut in the FIA ​​Formula 2 Championship. He finished the season in 20th place in the drivers' standings.

Career stations

  • 2008: British Formula Ford (No. 10)
  • 2009: British Formula Ford (Master)
  • 2010: British Formula 3 National (No. 2 )
  • 2011: Formula 2 ( No. 20 )