30 November 1995 |
|2014 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps|
|Current team||Fortec Motorsports|
|BRDC Formula 4 Championship
Formula Renault BARC
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Ginetta Junior Championship
|Ginetta Junior Championship
Ginetta Winter Series
|BRDC Rising Star
WRDA Welsh Young Driver of the Year.
Sebastian "Seb" Morris (born 30 November 1995) is a professional racing driver from Marford, near Wrexham in Wales. Seb is best known for being a member of the Caterham F1 Academy and for being a Jack Wills Young Brit as part of their 2013/14 Autumn / Winter campaign.
Morris began his motorsport career in 2007 when he competitively raced karts. He progressed to Ginetta Juniors in 2010 where he raced for Hillspeed and became the youngest ever podium finisher. Morris then followed this by competing in and winning the winter series at 14 years old. In the following season, 2011, Morris again raced for Hillspeed and won the Ginetta Junior Championship by winning eleven races out of the twenty rounds. In this year he was also awarded the Welsh Young Driver of the Year accolade.
Formula Renault BARC
In 2012 Morris moved into single seater racing in the British Formula Renault Championship driving for the Fortec Motorsport team where he finished the season as the highest placed rookie and third overall. Morris then followed this with racing in and becoming the 2012 Winter Series Champion. Also during 2012 Morris was selected as a member of the Motor Sports Association Academy and also named a British Racing Drivers' Club Rising Star.
In addition Sky Sports F1 invited Morris to take part in a dedicated documentary called Britain's Next F1 Star which gave a behind the scenes look at his life as a teenager, a student and a racing driver.
For the 2013 season Morris raced in the inaugural BRDC Formula 4 Championship for the Hillspeed team where he continued to demonstrate his race craft and speed to finish the season as Vice Champion with 1 race win and 9 podiums. As a result Morris was selected as a finalist in the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award. Morris's talent was further recognised as he was featured in the Prodigies section of the first edition of the Formula magazine.
Morris was then signed by the Caterham F1 team as a member of their racing academy.
Formula Renault NEC
|2010||Ginetta Junior Championship||Hillspeed||20||0||0||0||1||185||12th|
|Ginetta Junior Winter Series||4||2||0||3||?||?||1st|
|2011||Ginetta Junior Championship||Hillspeed||20||11||6||6||16||562||1st|
|2012||Formula Renault BARC||Fortec Motorsports||14||5||7||4||6||274||3rd|
|Formula Renault 2.0 NEC||2||0||0||0||0||10||43rd|
|2013||BRDC Formula 4 Championship||Hillspeed||24||1||0||1||10||410||2nd|
|2014||Formula Renault 2.0 NEC||Fortec Motorsports||11||2||2||1||2||145||5th*|
|Formula Renault 2.0 Alps||4||0||0||0||0||31||9th*|
* Season in progress
3. http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/seb-morris/ 4. http://www.brdc.co.uk/Seb-Morris 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPli53S_A8g 6. Sky Sports F1 Britain's Next F1 Star - part 1 7. Sky Sports F1 Britain's Next F1 Star - part 2 8. Autosport Show Interview 9. BBC Radio Leicester Interview 10. Sky Sports F1 article - Caterham F1 sign Seb Morris 11. Formula 4 season 12. Interview for caledonista 13. Bella Howard images of Seb from Jack Wills photoshoot 14. Ginetta news article 16. Fortec Motorsports NEC page