Seb Morris

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Seb Morris
Nationality  British
Born (1995-11-30) 30 November 1995 (age 18)
Wrexham (Wales)
2014 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Debut season 2014
Current team Fortec Motorsports
Car no. 18
Previous series
2013
2012
2012
2011-2010
BRDC Formula 4 Championship
Formula Renault BARC
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Ginetta Junior Championship
Championship titles
2011
2010
Ginetta Junior Championship
Ginetta Winter Series
Awards
2012
2011
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 is currently racing for Fortec Motorsport in the 2014 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season.

Career[edit]

Ginetta Juniors[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Formula 4[edit]

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[edit]

Morris has again teamed up with Fortec Motorsport to race in the 2014 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
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

References[edit]

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

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