James Davison
James  Davison
Foyt with Byrd-Hollinger-Belardi
33 Chevrolet Australia Road To Indy Graduate
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James Davison
rank
41
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 0
Indy 500 Wins: 0
Total Poles
0
Race Wins
0
Birthday
Aug 28, 1986
Hometown
Melbourne, Australia
Residence
San Francisco

Davison earned his first Firestone Indy Lights victory in 2008 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He also earned his first pole last season at Nashville Superspeedway.

Davison has previous driving experience and success in the Star Mazda, Champ Car Atlantic, Formula BMW USA, Victorian Formula Ford Series and competes in sports cars in the United States. A native Australian, his family is prominent in Australian motorsports. His grandfather, Lex Davison, won the Australian Grand Prix four times, while his father, Jon, raced Formula 5000, and his cousins, Alex and Will, race V8 Supercars.

Davison made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in 2013 at Mid-Ohio and his Indianapolis 500 debut in 2014.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2018 Verizon IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Verizon IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 Verizon IndyCar Series 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Total 6 0 0 0 0 2 3
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2009 Indy Lights 15 1 3 8 14 84 15
2008 Indy Lights 16 1 1 3 5 34 14

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
August 4, 2013
Mid-Ohio

Verizon IndyCar Series Highlights

  • 2015
    • Competed in Indianapolis 500, started 33rd after missing qualifying due to other racing commitments and finished 27th for Dale Coyne Racing
  • 2014
    • Competed in 98th Indianapolis 500, qualifying 28th and finishing 16th for KV Racing Technology.
  • 2013
    • Drove in two races for Dale Coyne Racing, finishing 15th at Mid-Ohio and 18th at Sonoma.
  • 2011
    • Tested Indy car for Andretti Autosport at Palm Beach (Fla.) International Raceway.

James's Road To Indy

  • 2015
    • Drove Nissan Motorsports GT-R GT3 in Pirelli World Challenge.
    • Captured fifth consecutive pole position in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTD class for TRG-Aston Martin Racing in season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona.
  • 2014
    • Drove in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTD class for TRG-Aston Martin Racing, winning pole for final four races of season and best race finish of fourth (Belle Isle).
    • Scored Aston Martin team its first IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge win at Kansas.
  • 2012
    • Competed in Porsche Carrera Cup in Australia.
    • Drove in two Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series GT class races for Michael Baughman Racing.
  • 2011
    • Drove in one Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype event for Michael Shank Racing.
  • 2010
    • Competed in two Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype events for Starworks Motorsport.
  • 2009
    • Finished second in Indy Lights championship for Vision Racing, winning one race (Mid-Ohio) and adding six more top-five finishes.
  • 2008
    • Collected first Indy Lights win (Mid-Ohio) and finished ninth in championship for Sam Schmidt Motorsports.
  • 2007
    • Finished second in Star Mazda championship for Velocity Motorsports with win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and three poles.
  • 2006
    • Drove in 10 Champ Car Atlantic races for Team Australia, with best finish of seve