Jake Dennis

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Jake Dennis
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Born (1995-06-16) 16 June 1995 (age 24)
GP3 Series career
Debut season2016
Current teamArden International
Car no.9
Starts18
Wins2
Poles0
Fastest laps4
Best finish4th in 2016
Previous series
2015-16
2013
2012
2011
2011
MRF Challenge
FIA F3 European Championship
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Formula Renault UK Finals Cup
InterSteps Championship
Championship titles
2012
2011
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
InterSteps Championship
Awards
2012McLaren Autosport BRDC Award

Jake Dennis (born 16 June 1995) is a British racing driver who lives in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. He currently competes in the Blancpain GT Series for R-Motorsport, driving the No. 76 Aston Martin V12 Vantage.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Dennis began his racing career in karting at the age of eight with Andy Cox Racing. In 2005 he clinched South West Cadet championship title. Following year he finished third in the Shenington Club Championship. In 2008 he received Racing Steps Foundation backing and graduated to KF3 category. in his first year he became British champion in KF3. By 2010 he claimed MSA Super 1 British Junior Championship and the CIK-FIA U18 World Championship.[1]

InterSteps & Formula Renault[edit]

In 2011 Dennis made his début in single-seaters taking part in the new-for-2011 InterSteps championship for Fortec Motorsport, dominated in the championship and won the title with eight wins.[2] Also he raced for Fortec in off-season Formula Renault UK Finals Series, finishing 19th in the standings with just three point-scoring finishes.[3]

Dennis continued his collaboration with Fortec for Formula Renault 2.0 NEC (initially in British Formula Renault Championship but the championship was closed due to lack of entries) and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0.[4][5]

Dennis was nominated for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award due to his performances in the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC series,[6] Jake then went on to win the prestigious award, and became the youngest ever participant at only 17 years of age.

Jake Dennis in F3 - Hockenheimring 2014

In 2014 he joined Carlin Motorsport to compete in the FIA European Formula 3 Championship, where he has collected multiple podiums.

GP3 Series[edit]

In December 2015, it was announced that Dennis would compete in the 2016 GP3 Series with Arden International. He finished fourth in the drivers standings.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles FLaps Podiums Points Position
2011 InterSteps Championship Fortec Motorsports 20 8 7 5 16 539 1st
Formula Renault UK Finals Series 6 0 0 0 0 38 19th
2012 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Fortec Motorsports 20 3 2 3 11 376 1st
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 6 0 0 0 1 19 12th
2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Fortec Motorsports 14 0 1 1 1 130 4th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 4 1 0 0 1 42 31st
Pau Formula Renault 2.0 Trophy 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship Carlin 33 0 0 0 3 174 9th
2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship Prema Powerteam 33 6 6 5 16 375 3rd
Macau Grand Prix 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 9th
2015-16 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 MRF Racing 4 0 0 1 2 53 9th
2016 GP3 Series Arden International 18 2 0 4 5 149 4th
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 G-Drive Racing 2 0 0 0 0 8 28th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 N/A DNF
2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup Team WRT 10 0 0 0 2 27 9th
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup 5 0 1 0 1 28 12th
Intercontinental GT Challenge Audi 2 0 0 0 0 8 12th
FIA Formula 3 European Championship Carlin 9 0 0 0 1 41 17th
China GT Championship Kings Linky Racing 2 1 1 1 2 40 12th
Audi R8 LMS Cup Castrol Racing Team 2 1 0 0 1 0 NC†
2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup R-Motorsport 5 1 2 0 1 29 13th
ADAC GT Masters Phoenix Racing 2 0 0 0 0 22 24th
Montaplast by Land-Motorsport 6 0 0 0 1
Intercontinental GT Challenge Audi 1 0 0 0 0 2 24th
2019 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters R-Motorsport I 8 0 0 0 0 10 17th*
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup R-Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 15 10th*

As Dennis was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points. * Season still in progress.

Complete FIA Formula 3 European Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 DC Points
2014 Carlin Volkswagen SIL
1

17
SIL
2

17
SIL
3

Ret
HOC
1

7
HOC
2

10
HOC
3

6
PAU
1

4
PAU
2

3
PAU
3

4
HUN
1

11
HUN
2

17
HUN
3

9
SPA
1

3
SPA
2

6
SPA
3

7
NOR
1

5
NOR
2

4
NOR
3

Ret
MSC
1

15
MSC
2

6
MSC
3

4
RBR
1

3
RBR
2

18†
RBR
3

5
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

Ret
NÜR
3

9
IMO
1

7
IMO
2

7
IMO
3

7
HOC
1

15
HOC
2

12
HOC
3

11
9th 174
2015 Prema Powerteam Mercedes SIL
1

3
SIL
2

Ret
SIL
3

3
HOC
1

4
HOC
2

15
HOC
3

8
PAU
1

1
PAU
2

1
PAU
3

23
MNZ
1

3
MNZ
2

2
MNZ
3

2
SPA
1

5
SPA
2

1
SPA
3

1
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

Ret
NOR
3

11
ZAN
1

Ret
ZAN
2

3
ZAN
3

4
RBR
1

1
RBR
2

8
RBR
3

7
ALG
1

1
ALG
2

2
ALG
3

2
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

4
NÜR
3

4
HOC
1

2
HOC
2

2
HOC
3

7
3rd 375
2017 Carlin Volkswagen SIL
1

2
SIL
2

5
SIL
3

5
MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

Ret
MNZ
3

Ret
PAU
1

Ret
PAU
2

10
PAU
3

9
HUN
1
HUN
2
HUN
3
NOR
1
NOR
2
NOR
3
SPA
1
SPA
2
SPA
3
ZAN
1
ZAN
2
ZAN
3
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
NÜR
3
RBR
1
RBR
2
RBR
3
HOC
1
HOC
2
HOC
3
17th 41

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

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 17 18 Pos Pts
2016 Arden International SPA
FEA

7
SPA
SPR

4
RBR
FEA

Ret
RBR
SPR

Ret
SIL
FEA

12
SIL
SPR

9
HUN
FEA

3
HUN
SPR

7
HOC
FEA

12
HOC
SPR

6
SPA
FEA

2
SPA
SPR

5
MNZ
FEA

1
MNZ
FEA

4
SEP
FEA

6
SEP
SPR

1
YMC
FEA

2
YMC
SPR

4
4th 149

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2016 G-Drive Racing LMP2 Gibson 015S Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SIL SPA
6
LMS
Ret
NÜR MEX COA FUJ SHA BHR 28th 8

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2016 Russia G-Drive Racing United Kingdom Simon Dolan
Netherlands Giedo van der Garde
Gibson 015S-Nissan LMP2 222 DNF DNF

Complete Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos. Points
2017 Team WRT Audi R8 LMS Pro MIS
QR

14
MIS
CR

10
BRH
QR

13
BRH
CR

9
ZOL
QR

24
ZOL
CR

9
HUN
QR

3
HUN
CR

2
NÜR
QR

12
NÜR
CR

12
9th 27

Complete Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters results[edit]

Year Entrant Chassis 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Rank Points
2019 R-Motorsport I Aston Martin Vantage DTM HOC
1

11
HOC
2

11
ZOL
1

Ret
ZOL
2

6
MIS
1

15
MIS
2

13
NOR
1

9
NOR
2

12
ASS
1

ASS
2

BRH
1

BRH
2

LAU
1

LAU
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

HOC
1

HOC
2

17th* 10*

* Season still in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jake Dennis". racingsteps.co.uk. Racing Steps Foundation. Retrieved 13 October 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "InterSteps Championship 2011". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  3. ^ "ENTRY LIST". British Formula Renault Championship. Facebook. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  4. ^ Paice, Simon (29 March 2012). "Fortec four confirm NEC switch". The Checkered Flag. BlackEagleMedia Network. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  5. ^ "Spa-Francorchamps: Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Collective Test 1" (PDF). World Series by Renault Timing. Alkamel Systems;Renault Sport. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  6. ^ "McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award nominees 2012 announced". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Inaugural
Intersteps
Champion

2011
Succeeded by
Matt Parry
Preceded by
Carlos Sainz Jr.
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Matt Parry
Awards
Preceded by
Oliver Rowland
McLaren Autosport BRDC Award
2012
Succeeded by
Matt Parry