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James Townsend

Races in:
  • 2018 GT5 Challenge,
  • 2019 GT5 Challenge,
  • 2022 GT4 SuperCup

Current url param: gt4-supercup 2022

  • Team Fox Motorsport
  • Age 36
  • Home Ipswich

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

*Other interesting talking points on you?* Co-founder of award-winning real estate consultancy Kontor. Splits time between London and New York. Getting married later this year. Coached by Jamie Stanley.

Do you have any pre-race rituals?

Going for a run on the track on the night before a race weekend.

What are your motorsport career highlights?

2021 - GT Cup Race Winner (GTA - Ginetta G55 at Snetterton) 2020 - Porsche Carrera Cup 2 x podium finsiher (Am)

What is your championship goal this season ?

What are your targets for this season, and longer term career ambitions?* To win G55 Am Championship To race at Le Mans

What is your racing history?

2021 GT Cup (GTA) - 1 class win and 6 class podiums including 1 fastest lap. 2020 Porsche Carrera Cup GB - 2 class podiums. 2019 Ginetta GT5 Challenge - 5 class wins and 5 class podiums including 6 fastest laps and 4 pole positions. 2018 Ginetta GT5 Challenge - 1 class win and 9 class podiums including 3 fastest laps.

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

*How did you get into motorsport?* Father and Uncle both raced karts. Turned 30 and decided I needed an expensive hobby!