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James Townsend

Races in:
  • 2018 GT5 Challenge,
  • 2019 GT5 Challenge

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James Townsend
James Townsend car
  • Team Fox Motorsport
  • Age 34
  • Home New York City

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

Motor racing is my passion, so to be able to turn it in to a hobby outside my day job (as founder of commercial property business Kontor) is a dream come true.

Do you have any pre-race rituals?

Visualising the track.

What are your motorsport career highlights?

My first class win at Knockhill live on ITV4 last season.

What is your championship goal this season ?

My goal this season is to win the GT5 Am Championship. My long-term aim is to contest the Le Mans 24 Hours, so 2019 will be about constantly improving my speed consistency and racecraft as I work towards that.

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

I'm told my style shows how committed I am.

What's your favorite circuit and why?

I love the Silverstone GP circuit for it's long, fast, flowing corners and because it's a special feeling to know you're racing on the same track as so many legends of the sport.

Where did you race and what were your results last season?

Ginetta GT5 Challenge in 2018, ten class podiums including a win at Knockhill, plus taking part in the Rockingham 'Super Send off' and Citroen C1 24hr