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Helmet of Ian James

Flag of Great Britain Ian James

nationality British age 48 years old born July 22, 1974 hometown Epsom, Surrey

Racing highlights

20193rdPirelli GT4 America Sprint - Pro
20183rdPirelli World Challenge - SprintX - GTS ProAm
20172ndPirelli World Challenge - GTS Pro
20063rd74th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 class
20041stAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP2
19973rdFormula 3 Britain National Class
19942ndFormula Vauxhall Junior

Racing career summary

Races entered303
Wins35
Podiums79
Pole positions9
Fastest laps9
Race win percentage11.6%
Podium percentage26.1%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2022Racing4 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2021Racing8 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2020Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2019Racing16 races4 wins9 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2018Racing20 races6 wins9 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2017Racing23 races6 wins10 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
2016Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing10 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing23 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing13 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing14 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing22 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing14 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing24 races4 wins9 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing22 races3 wins13 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2003Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1997Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1994Racing15 races1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing? races2 wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Ian James

2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class

PositionPointsTeam
0Heart of Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3Mercedes-Benz 4.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class 2022.

2022 24H GT Series powered by Hankook - GT4 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Heart of Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT4Mercedes-Benz 4.0 turboHankook
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series powered by Hankook - GT4 class 2022.

2021 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD class

PositionPointsTeam
12th1949Heart Of Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3Mercedes-Benz 4.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD class 2021.

2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD class

PositionPointsTeam
15th199Heart Of Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3Mercedes-Benz 4.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD class 2020.

2020 24 Hours of Daytona - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
0Heart of Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3

2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
47th30WRT Speedstar Audi Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS GT3Audi 5.2Continental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD 2019.

2019 Pirelli GT4 America Sprint - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
3rd174Team Panoz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
154801
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Avezzano GT4 Pirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli GT4 America Sprint - Pro 2019.

2018 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - GT4 Class

PositionPointsTeam
0Brookspeed International Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - GT4 Class 2018.

2018 Pirelli World Challenge - GTS Sprint

PositionPointsTeam
4th138Team Panoz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83433
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Avezzano GT4Chevrolet 6.2Pirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli World Challenge - GTS Sprint 2018.

2018 Pirelli World Challenge - SprintX - GTS ProAm

PositionPointsTeam
3rd158Team Panoz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Avezzano GT4Chevrolet 6.2Pirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli World Challenge - SprintX - GTS ProAm 2018.

2017 24H Series - SP3-GT4

PositionPointsTeam
10th12Rotek Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
Click to show race results for 24H Series - SP3-GT4 2017.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
51st383GT Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus RCF GT3
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD 2017.

2017 Pirelli World Challenge - GTS Pro

PositionPointsTeam
2nd303Team Panoz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1861043
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Avezzano GTPirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli World Challenge - GTS Pro 2017.

2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
32nd50Team Seattle/AJR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#23 Porsche 991 GT3 R4.0L F6 NAContinental
Click to show race results for WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD 2016.

2016 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge - ST

PositionPointsTeam
62nd6Rebel Rock Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#7 Porsche Cayman2.9L F6 NAConti
Click to show race results for Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge - ST 2016.

2015 United Sports Car Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
4th267Team Seattle/AJR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#23 Porsche 911 GT America4.0L F6 NAContinental
Click to show race results for United Sports Car Championship - GTD 2015.

2014 United Sports Car Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
15th234Team Seattle/Alex Job Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT America4.0L F6 NAContinental
Click to show race results for United Sports Car Championship - GTD 2014.

2014 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
8th240Multimatic Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#158 Ford Mustang Boss 302R5.0L V8 NAConti
Click to show race results for IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport 2014.

2013 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
43rd19Highway to Help
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (BMW)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2013.

2013 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
8th218Dempsey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang Boss 302R5.0L V8 NAContinental

2012 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
28th128TPN Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Challenger6.1L V8 NAContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport 2012.

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
68th16Dempsey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-8 GT2.0L R3 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2012.

2011 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
38th39Dempsey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-8 GT2.0L R3 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2011.

2011 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
0TPN Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Challenger6.1L V8 NAContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport 2011.

2011 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Panoz Racing, JaguarRSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Abruzzi (Chevrolet)
Jaguar XKR GT

2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
36th38Starworks Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (BMW)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2010.

2010 IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport

PositionPointsTeam
88th6Blackforest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Challenger6.1L V8 NAContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA Sports Car Challenge - Grand Sport 2010.

2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
37th31Michael Shank Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (Ford)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2009.

2009 American Le Mans Series - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
5th95Panoz Team PTG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Esperante GTLM
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - GT2 2009.

2009 Grand-Am Koni Challenge GS

PositionPointsTeam
78th5Blackforest Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Challenger6.1L V8 NAHoosier

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
9th315Michael Shank Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Ford)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 24h Nürburgring - S1

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Marcos Racing International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320d

2007 American Le Mans Series - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
36th14Tafel Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR3.8L F6 NAMichelin

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
10th307Michael Shank Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus Riley

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
72nd28JLowe Racing/TRG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup3.8L F6 NAHoosier

2007 Grand-Am Koni Challenge GS

PositionPointsTeam
38th95Blackforest Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
622??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2006 74th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Miracle Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage C65AER 2.0 turboKumho

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
16th295Tafel Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup3.6L F6 NAHoosier

2006 American Le Mans Series - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
29th8BMW Team PTG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 GTR5.0L V8 NA

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
95th20 Blackforest Motorsports, CITGO Racing by SAMAX
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Crawford
Pontiac Crawford

2006 Grand-Am Cup - GS

PositionPointsTeam
26th120Blackforest Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang FR500C5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2005 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
8th26Miracle Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage C65 (AER)

2005 73rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Miracle Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage C65AER 2.0 turboKumho

2005 Grand-Am Cup - GS

PositionPointsTeam
5th232Blackforest Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1024??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT4.6L V8 NAHoosier

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
13th282BMW Team PTG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 GT3.2L I6 NAHoosier

2004 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
1st143Miracle Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93721
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B2K/40Nissan 3.0Pirelli
Lola B2K/40Nissan 3.0Yokohama
Courage C65AER 2.0 turboYokohama

2004 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
4th328The Racer's Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12060?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-RS3.6L F6 NADunlop

2004 Star Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2004 Grand-Am Cup ST

PositionPointsTeam
11th211Team Lexus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus IS3003.0L I6 NAHoosier

2003 American Le Mans Series - LMP900

PositionPointsTeam
0Florida Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Norma M2000Ford 6.0Dunlop

2002 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
20th67Jacobs Motorsports, Blackforest Motorsports Group, Miracle Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Ford)

2002 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Boston Motorsports Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mosler MT900R5.7L V8 NADunlop

2002 Grand-Am Cup Sport Touring I

PositionPointsTeam
7th221Team Lexus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus IS3003.0L I6 NAHoosier

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
40th49
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
0Blackforest Motorsports Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Ford)

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
0Motorsport Technologies
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 993 GT23.6L F6 Bi-Turbo

2000 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
39th27Michael Colucci Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 993 Carrera RSRPorsche 3.8Pirelli
Porsche 996 GT3-RPorsche 3.6Pirelli

1998 Formula Palmer Audi

PositionPointsTeam
19th68
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van DiemenAudi 1.8 lit

1997 SCCA Spec Racer Ford Pro Series

PositionPointsTeam
44th0Lindell Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spec Racer Ford

1997 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Rowan RAcing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 395/6 (Toyota)

1997 Formula 3 Britain National Class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd21Rowan Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1994 Formula Vauxhall Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd120RPM Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1511??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Formula Vauxhall Junior

PositionPointsTeam
7th61
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Formula Vauxhall Junior Winter Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Team RPM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?2???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


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