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Jacob Abel
Jacob  Abel
Abel Motorsports
51 USA
Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires
Jacob Abel
rank
8
Career stats
Road To Indy
Total Poles
0
Race Wins
0
Birthday
Mar 9, 2001
Hometown
Lexington, KY
Residence
Lexington, KY

HOBBIES: I grew up playing lacrosse and played for eight years before I had to make a choice between that and racing. We visit the lake frequently and go wakeboarding a good amount

RACE TRACK TIES: Mid Ohio, where I did my first driving school (I am now an instructor at that same school), and Road America, where I saw my first ever car race when my dad raced there in a vintage event

RACING GOAL: To get a steady career as a driver in any form of motorsport

RACING HERO: Bill Abel

ONE PERSON I WOULD HAVE MOST LIKED TO MEET: My grandfather, who died before I was born

FITNESS: Weight training, Iron Neck, running

FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: College basketball

FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Lacrosse and basketball

TALENT I WISH I HAD: I wish I could do a flip

FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Scottsdale, AZ, and Glen Arbor, MI

BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Visit Thailand and study abroad

UNUSUAL ROUTINES OR HABITS: Getting into the car from the left side

PET PEEVES OR FEARS: People who chew with their mouth open and cars that ride in the left lane

INTERESTING NOTE: I'm relatively new to racing; my first kart race was only four years ago. I drive for a family team run by my dad.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 Indy Pro 2000 13 0 0 1 10 0 11
2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 5 0 0 0 1 0 5
2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 2 0 0 0 0 0 2

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
July 28, 2017 (Mid-Ohio)

Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Competed in five Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races with a best finish of 10th at Road America.
    • Raced in the F3 Americas series with Abel Motorsports, scoring multiple podium finishes and helping to win the Team Championship.
    • Competed in a partial F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda season.
  • 2017
    • Competed in two Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races.
    • Raced in the F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda scoring multiple top-10 finishes.
  • 2016
    • Raced in multiple national Karting races in SKUSA, USPKS and WKA.
    • Completed the Racing School at Mid-Ohio.
    • Drove a formula car for the first time at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • 2015
    • Began racing go karts at New Castle Motorsports Park and quickly jumped into national level races competing in USPKS and WKA.
Abel Racing

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