ABOUT JAKE

Everything you need to know about Jake Dennis

Jake Dennis started racing at the age of eight after watching his father Steve compete in national 250cc gearbox class events.

 

With numerous club wins under his belt he stepped up to a full season of championship level racing in 2005, finishing the year as South West Cadet Champion and Best Up and Coming Cadet in the Rissington Club Championships.

 

The following year he competed in the BRDC Stars of Tomorrow and Super 1 MSA Cadet Championships, he finished third in the Shenington Club Championship.

 

Throughout 2007 he continued to establish his credentials with numerous heat wins, fastest laps and record laps in club and championship events.

 

Since 2008 with the backing of the Racing Steps Foundation - Jake won the BRDC Stars of Tomorrow Championship, the USA SuperNationals Junior Championship, the ABkC 0-Plate Championship, the MSA Super 1 British Junior Championship and the inaugural CIK-FIA U18 World Championship.

In 2011 he made the transition from karts to cars in the new InterSteps Championship with Fortec, winning that championship before moving into the Formula Renault Category.

 

2012 saw Jake clinch the Formula Renault Northern European Championship with Fortec Motorsport, leading him to winning the coveted McLaren BRDC Autosport Award.

In 2013 he finished 4th overall in Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, after a strong season.

 

2014 saw Jake debut in the hugely competitive FIA Formula 3 Championship where he came 3rd overall in the Rookie Cup.

2015 saw Jake continue in the championship with Prema Powerteam.  Jake took 6 pole positions and 6 wins on his way to 3rd overall in the final standings.

 

2016 saw Jake contest a dual campaign in the GP3 Series, aswell as a debut in LMP2 with Jota Sport. Jake took 4th overall in the GP3 Series with 2 wins.

 

2017 see's Jake move up into GT Racing with WRT Audi to compete in the Blancpain GT Series.

TIMELINE

Jake's climb up the motorsport ladder

2016

GP3 Series

Jake signs for Arden International to race in the GP3 Series after an impressive 2015 campaign.
Jake would be competing in the Formula 1 feeder series with the aim to fight for victories and the overall championship.

2016

LMP2

Alongside his move up into GP3, Jake has been signed by Jota Sport to race in selected LMP2 sports car outings.
Jake will be competing in the WEC 6 Hours or Spa and the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.

2014 - 2015

FIA F3 European Championship

Jake graduated from Formula Renault into FIA Formula 3. In his first season, Jake achieved three podiums and 3rd overall in the Rookie Championship, in 2015 he took 6 wins on his way to 3rd overall in the main championship.

2013

Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

Staying on-board 2.0 Formula Renault machinery, Jake moved into the hotly contested World Series by Renault Eurocup. Consistent podium finishes kept him in the hunt all year long. Dennis finished 4th overall at the end of the season.

2012

Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

Stepping up into racing single seater’s in Europe, Jake took the transition well immediately winning at Hockenheim first time out. Dennis kept the momentum through the season taking the title with a race to go.

2011

Formula BMW Intersteps

Jake moved into car racing with established team Fortec Motorsport in the newly formula Intersteps Championship. Dennis was dominant taking 8 round wins and 16 podiums, taking the championship title in the process.

2010

KF-Junior Karting

Staying in the KF-Junior class, Jake went one better in the MSA British Championship by taking the championship after a year long duel with fellow RSF driver Ben Barnicoat. Dennis also took the inaugural U18 World Championship title.

2009

KF-Junior Karting

Jake came within a few corners of being both the MSA British Champion and the World Cup winner in KF-Junior. Dennis was victorious at the SKUKSA Supernationals Championship, taking his first international title.

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