Jamie Davies

Jamie Davies ( born February 16, 1974 in Yeovil ) is a British racing driver.

Jamie Davies began in 1988 at the age of 14 years with motor racing. Like so many of his generation, he drove as a teenager kart race. After successes in junior series he won the 1991 British 100 Super Cup. In 1992, he rose in the Formula Vauxhall Junior Championship, a British single-seater junior formula one. In the first year he was able to celebrate two race wins. In 1994 he was second in the championship and was awarded for his driving skills benefits the Young Driver of the Year Award and the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award.

It followed the logical advancement in the Formula 3, where he drove in the British Formula 3 Championship from 1995 to 1996. With its entry into Formula 3000 Davies hoped a springboard for his big goal, Formula 1, have been found. However, in four years in this series he could win a race and a Formula 1 activities remained unmatched. Davies therefore had to look to a new field and found it in sports car racing.

In 1998 he made as a works driver Panoz made ​​his debut with the big sports car racing. At the 24 - hour race at Daytona, he turned out at the 12 Hours of Sebring he finished fourth in the 24- hour race at Le Mans seventh in the overall standings. In Le Mans in 2004, he missed the overall victory just barely. After 24 hours of driving time, the trio Davies / Herbert / Smith only had one minute to the winning Audi R8, in which sat the likes of Tom Kristensen, admit defeat. Davies went via the fastest race lap. In addition, Davies and Herbert were also active in the newly formed Le Mans Endurance Series. In the comprehensive four race championship, the duo finished two of the races as the overall winner and so won the team and driving championship. After an engagement with the Vitaphone Racing Team since 2008 he drives in the FIA ​​GT Championship, a Ferrari 430 GT Ecurie Ecosse the.

Le Mans results

  • Drivers in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Formula 3000 racer
  • Racer ( UK )
  • Born in 1974
  • Man
  • Briton
  • English