Philip Major

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Philip Major
Nationality Canada Canadian
Born (1988-12-08) December 8, 1988 (age 28)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Firestone Indy Lights Series
Years active 2010
Teams Sam Schmidt Motorsports
Starts 13
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 1
Best finish 9th in 2010
Previous series
2008-2009
2006-2007
British F3
Formula BMW USA

Philip Major (born December 8, 1988 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian racing driver.

After karting and amateur racing, Major began professional racing in 2006 in Formula BMW USA. He returned in 2007 and finished 10th in points with a pole and a podium finish. He raced in the British Formula Three Championship in 2008 in the Championship Class for Fortec Motorsport. He completed the full season with 3 top-10 finishes and finished 18th in points, last among Championship Class participants that competed in the full schedule. He joined Carlin Motorsport at nearly the midpoint of the 2009 season[1] and competed in 12 of the 20 races for the team and finished 17th in points.

For 2010, Major returned to North America to race in the Firestone Indy Lights Series for Sam Schmidt Motorsports.[2] He finished 9th in points with a best finish of 3rd at Chicagoland Speedway. He also had the fastest lap at Iowa Speedway.

Indy Lights[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rank Points
2010 Sam Schmidt Motorsports STP
14
ALA
10
LBH
7
INDY
6
IOW
6
WGL
6
TOR
12
EDM
10
MDO
10
SNM
11
CHI
3
KTY
13
HMS
8
9th 299

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Major joins Carlin Motorsport for British F3, Russ Bond Agency PR via Flag World, June 17, 2009, Retrieved 2010-01-10
  2. ^ Philip Major joins Sam Schmidt Motorsports, Majorspeed PR via Motorsport.com, January 7, 2010, Retrieved 2010-01-10

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