James Davison

James Davison ( born August 28, 1986 in Melbourne) is an Australian racing driver. He comes from an Australian racing family.


2004 Davison began his motorsport career in the Victorian and Australian Formula Ford in 2005, he moved to North America and competed in the U.S. Formula BMW. He won a race and finished sixth in the drivers' standings. In 2006 he took part in the Atlantic Championship. While his teammate Simon Pagenaud won the championship title, Davison finished the season off on the 17th Place.

2007 Davison joined in the Star Mazda Series. He won a race and was behind Dane Cameron runner-up. In 2008 he went for Sam Schmidt Motorsports in the Indy Lights at the start. He won a race and finished the season on top of the ninth, while his team-mate Richard Antinucci and Ana Beatriz finished second and third respectively. 2009 saw Davison to Vision Racing and denied his second Indy Lights season. He chose a race for themselves. With 447 to 545 points, he was behind JR Hildebrand runner-up.

Since 2010, Davison is no fixed cockpit. From 2010 to 2012, he competed in a total of five races in the Rolex Sports Car Series. In addition, he graduated from the end of 2011 IndyCar test drives for Andretti Autosport. 2012 and 2013, he took up to a total of five races of the Australian Porsche Carrera Cup.

In 2013 he made his debut for Dale Coyne Racing in the IndyCar Series and participated in two races. A 15th place was his best result.


Davison comes from an Australian racing family. His grandparents Lex and Diane, his father Jon and his uncle Richard and his cousins ​​Alex and Will Davison were or are all racers. Moreover, it was Tony Gaze, the first Australian Formula 1 driver, his step-grandfather.


Career stations

  • 2004: Victorian Formula Ford ( 6th place)
  • 2004 Australian Formula Ford ( No. 21 )
  • 2005: American Formula BMW ( 6th place)
  • 2006: Atlantic Championship ( 17th place )
  • 2007: Star Mazda Series ( 2nd place)
  • 2008: Indy Lights ( 9th place)
  • 2009: Indy Lights (2nd place)
  • 2010: Rolex Sports Car Series, DP ( place 46)
  • 2011: Rolex Sports Car Series, DP ( No. 33 )
  • 2012: Rolex Sports Car Series GT ( number 62 )
  • 2012: Australian Porsche Carrera Cup ( 20th place )
  • 2013: IndyCar Series (No. 32)
  • 2013: Australian Porsche Carrera Cup

Individual results in the IndyCar Series

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