Jake Taylor's Profile

  • Stats

    Stats

    • Age - 19
    • DOB - 25th October 1997
    • Hometown - Retford in Nottinghamshire
    • Height - 164cm
    • Weight - 54kg
  • 2015 Achievements

    2015 Achievements

    • Awarded new business grant & set up JT Motorsport
    • Secured sponsorship link with Wallrock Wallcoverings
    • Completed 1st year of MSA Academy AASE Course
    • 1st season as a senior in Swift Rallycross Championship
    • Selected for MSA UK WorldRX Talent Search shootout
    • Speed National A race licence & passed driving test
    • Completed full BRX season in Swift Sport - Overall 6th
    • Completed final round with podium finish & 1st heat win
    • Won Bassetlaw senior sports person of the year 2015
    • Finalist for MSA RSF young driver of the year 2015
  • Driving History

    Driving History

    • Started Silverstone Rally School aged 12 (2009).
    • Passed my B.A.R.S rally driving licence aged 14.
    • Entered first official rally in 2012 + two more in 2013.
    • Completed Silverstone Junior Rally Championship in 2013 (2nd Place)
    • Started Rallycross in June 2013 with Peter Gwynne Motorsport.
    • Competed in MSA British Rallycross Championship in Sept 2013.
    • Moved focus 100% to Rallycross in 2014.
    • Completed all rounds of the British Rallycross Championship 2014 in the Swift Juniors (3rd Place)
    • 2015 was my 1st full season in a senior category racing in the Swift Sport Championship of British Rallycross
    • Completed the 2015 season 6th overall in my debut senior year in British Rallycross
    • Selected for MSA World RX Talent search shootout 2015
    • Finalist for the RSF MSA young driver of the year 2015
  • Education

    Education

    • Completed my GCSE’s in July 2014.
    • Now a student at Loughborough College as part of the MSA Academy
    • Currently Studying my 2nd year of the MSA's AASE in Motorsport (Advanced Apprenticeship for Sporting Excellence)
  • Hobbies & Interests

    Hobbies & Interests

    • Gaming (Sim racing)
    • Training & keeping fit
    • Mountain Biking
    • New Technology/Social Media
    • Rallycross (of course!)
  • Personal Goals

    Personal Goals

    • Continuously improve my skills both on and off of the track.
    • Support and help develop the Power Maxed Rallycross team.
    • To be a successful Rallycross competitor in the future at a high level.
    • Be proof that you do not need to come from a motorsport family or a wealthy background to do well in the sport.
    • Be a future ambassador for Rallycross and help coach others.
  • Social Media

    Social Media

    • Twitter - @jaketaylorRX
    • Hashtag - #thefutureisRX
    • Facebook - jaketaylorRX
    • Instagram - @jaketaylorRX