Jack Harvey (racing driver)

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Jack Harvey
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Born (1993-04-15) 15 April 1993 (age 25)
Bassingham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
IndyCar Series career
6 races run over 2 years
Team(s)No. 60 (Michael Shank Racing)
First race2017 Indianapolis 500 (Indianapolis)
Last race2018 Indianapolis 500 (Indianapolis)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0
Indy Lights career
Debut season2014
Current teamSchmidt Peterson Motorsports
Car no.42
Starts30
Wins6
Poles5
Fastest laps6
Best finish2nd in 2014, 2015
Previous series
2013
201112
200910
2009
GP3 Series
British Formula 3
Formula BMW Europe
Formula BMW Pacific
Championship titles
2012British Formula 3

Jack Harvey (born 15 April 1993 in Bassingham, Lincolnshire) is a British auto racing driver, and a former member of McLaren's Young Driver Programme.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Harvey began his kart racing career at the age of nine. In 2006 he won the MSA Super One British title by a single point, and the Kartmasters British Grand Prix, both in the ICA-J class.

In 2007 Harvey become a driver for the Italian Maranello team, in the newly created KF3 category. He ended up winning four trophies by the end of the year, with the Andrea Margutti Trophy, another Kartmasters title, the Italian Open Masters championship and became European Champion in KF3.

For the 2008 season, Harvey signed with the Birel Motorsport team as an KF2 driver,[3] and became Asia-Pacific Champion.

Formula BMW[edit]

Harvey began his formula racing career in the 2009 Formula BMW Europe season with Fortec Motorsport.[4][5] Harvey is a member of the Racing Steps Foundation,[6] helping young British drivers achieve success in the national and international series. He finish seventh overall in the championship, with a win at the Masters of Formula 3-supporting round at Zandvoort and two poles at Zandvoort and Monza. Following his successes, the British Racing Drivers' Club made him a member of their "Rising Star" initiative.[7][8]

In 2010 Harvey finished the year as vice–champion after an intense battle with Robin Frijns and eventual champion, entering the final round of the championship with a seven-point lead over Frijns, Harvey extended its lead by taking the pole position for both races, unfortunately he was pushed out of the track in the first race by DAMS driver Javier Tarancón.[9][10]

Formula 3[edit]

For 2011, Harvey moved into the British Formula 3 Championship with Carlin.[11][12][13] Harvey finished 9th, scoring one victory and four podiums, in his first season. For 2012 he set his sights on winning the championship opting to extend his commitment with Carlin.[14]

After 7 wins amassing a total of 12 podium finishes. Jack Harvey became the 2012 British Formula 3 champion. After 29 races Jack Harvey gained 319 points.[15][16] Winning the championship earned Harvey an entry for the Formula Renault 3.5 rookie test.[17]

GP3[edit]

Harvey signed with Lotus GP to race in the GP3 Series in 2013 and retained the backing from Racing Steps Foundation.[18] In the same week Harvey was named official driver coach for Sean Walkinshaw Racing in the new BRDC Formula 4 series.[19]

Indy Lights[edit]

For the 2014 season Harvey moved to the United States and signed to race for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the Indy Lights series, the established junior feeder series for the Indycar Series. He finished the season in second place in the championship standings, after collecting four wins and 10 podiums in 14 races. As a consequence, in recognition of his position as the top performing British driver in North American motor sport he was also awarded the British Racing Drivers' Club's Earl Howe Trophy for 2014.[20]

Harvey returned to Schmidt Peterson for the 2015 Indy Lights season.[21] He collected two wins, six second-place finishes and 12 top 5s in 16 races, which put him runner-up in the overall standings behind Spencer Pigot.

IndyCar[edit]

Harvey made his IndyCar debut at the 2017 Indianapolis 500, driving for Michael Shank Racing in association with Andretti Autosport. He finished 31st after contact with debris from Conor Daly's car on lap 65. Later in the 2017 IndyCar season, Harvey replaced Sebastián Saavedra (who himself had replaced Mikhail Aleshin) at Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the final two races of the season.

For the 2018 IndyCar season, Harvey rejoined Michael Shank Racing, in a technical partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, for 6 races.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles FLaps Podiums Points Position
2009 Formula BMW Europe Fortec Motorsport 16 1 2 1 1 149 7th
Formula BMW Pacific Eurasia Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 0† NC†
2010 Formula BMW Europe Fortec Motorsport 14 7 8 7 13 372 2nd
2011 British Formula 3 Championship Carlin 30 1 0 1 5 112 9th
2012 British Formula 3 Championship Carlin 29 7 9 5 12 319 1st
2013 GP3 Series ART Grand Prix 16 2 0 1 3 114 5th
2014 Indy Lights Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 14 4 2 3 10 547 2nd
2015 Indy Lights Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 16 2 3 3 8 330 2nd
2017 IndyCar Series Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport 1 0 0 0 0 57 28th
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 2 0 0 0 0
2018 IndyCar Series Meyer Shank Racing with Schmidt Peterson 6 0 0 0 0 103 24th

As Harvey was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 D.C. Points
2013 ART Grand Prix CAT
FEA

6
CAT
SPR

6
VAL
FEA

10
VAL
SPR

12
SIL
FEA

1
SIL
SPR

7
NÜR
FEA

3
NÜR
SPR

10
HUN
FEA

4
HUN
SPR

5
SPA
FEA

Ret
SPA
SPR

Ret
MNZ
FEA

7
MNZ
SPR

1
YMC
FEA

5
YMC
SPR

4
5th 114

American open-wheel racing results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Indy Lights[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2014 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports STP
3
LBH
4
ALA
3
ALA
5
IMS
3
IMS
2
INDY
5
POC
3
TOR
3
MDO
1
MDO
1
MIL
5
SNM
1
SNM
1
2nd 547
2015 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports STP
2
STP
2
LBH
10
ALA
2
ALA
2
IMS
1
IMS
5
INDY
1
TOR
2
TOR
2
MIL
4
IOW
5
MDO
11
MDO
10
LAG
5
LAG
9
2nd 330

IndyCar Series[edit]

(key)

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Points
2017 Michael Shank Racing
Andretti Autosport
Dallara DW12 Honda STP LBH ALA PHX IMS INDY
31
DET DET TXS ROA IOW TOR MDO POC GTW 28th 57
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports WGL
14
SNM
18
2018 Meyer Shank Racing
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
STP
23
PHX LBH
12
ALA IMS INDY
16
DET DET TXS ROA IOW TOR MDO
20
POC GTW POR
16
SNM
17
24th 103

* Season still in progress.

Indianapolis 500[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
2017 Dallara Honda 27 31 Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport
2018 Dallara Honda 31 16 Meyer Shank Racing with Schmidt Peterson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Harvey". mclaren.com. McLaren. Retrieved 21 March 2010.
  2. ^ "McLaren Young Driver Programme". mclaren.com. McLaren. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. ^ Proctor, Adam (12 February 2008). "Jack Harvey – Birel Motorsport Team". bbc.co.uk. BBC. Retrieved 16 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Harvey Makes Step into Cars With Formula BMW For 2009". jackharveyracing.com. Jack Harvey Racing. 25 January 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  5. ^ Wilkinson, Andy (5 February 2009). "Harvey signs for Fortec". motorstv.com. Motors TV. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  6. ^ "Kart star Harvey joins RSF for 2009". racingsteps.co.uk. Racing Steps Foundation. 23 January 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  7. ^ "Harvey receives Rising Star award". bbc.co.uk. BBC. 23 July 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  8. ^ "Rising Star Harvey Heads To Hungary". jackharveyracing.com. Jack Harvey Racing. 21 July 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  9. ^ Anderson, Ben (16 September 2010). "Harvey set for British F3 in 2011". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  10. ^ Osborn, Rick (1 October 2010). "Interview: British F3 Champion Jack Harvey talks with SkiddMark". skiddmark.com. Fitch Media Limited. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  11. ^ "Harvey joins Carlin for 2011". calin.co.uk. Carlin Motorsport. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  12. ^ "Jack Harvey confirms 2011 British Formula 3 drive". BBC Sport. BBC. 26 September 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  13. ^ Turner, Kevin (25 September 2012). "Harvey makes F3 move with Carlin". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  14. ^ Tremayne, Sam (9 January 2012). "Harvey targets British F3 title in second season with Carlin". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  15. ^ Corrêa, João (1 October 2012). "Jack Harvey crowned 2012 British F3 Champion in Donington". motorsport.com. Motorsport.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  16. ^ Simmons, Marcus (30 September 2012). "Donington British F3: Jack Harvey claims title with victory". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  17. ^ Freeman, Glenn (19 November 2012). "Line-up set for Formula Renault 3.5 rookie test at Aragon". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  18. ^ Beer, Matt (11 December 2012). "British F3 champion Jack Harvey switches to GP3 with Lotus in 2013". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  19. ^ Corrêa, João (14 December 2012). "2012 champion Harvey named driver coach for SWR in new BRDC F4 series". motorsport.com. Motorsport.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  20. ^ "BRDC Celebrates the Best of British Motor Sport at 2014 Annual Awards". Silverstone.co.uk. 8 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  21. ^ Estrada, Chris. Jack Harvey confirms second year with SPM in Indy Lights, NBC Sports, 12 January 2015, Retrieved 31 March 2015

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Felipe Nasr
British Formula Three Champion
2012
Succeeded by
Jordan King