James Jakes
United Kingdom
Driver

James Jakes

1987-08-07 (age 33)

At the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course Par is Over 220

“It is not an easy golf course,” stated Jeffrey C. Williams.

Bump Day drama at Indianapolis puts Legge in Indy 500 field

The field is now set for the Memorial Day classic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

No bumps on Bump Day but plenty of drama

The 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race lineup is completed: Bring it on!

Newgarden bumped from Top 24 on Pole Day

Josef Newgarden will claim his spot in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 field during Bump Day

Jakes' third attempt yields a 20th place starting spot for the Indy 500

Third time is the charm for Jakes who qualified 20th for the Indy 500; Rahal and Jourdain Jr. will be “Bump Day” qualifiers despite Rahal setting the fourth fastest time in the morning practice

Eight Goliaths; One David – Guess who’s on the Indy 500 pole?

The morning rain in Indianapolis did not damper the enthusiasm of the drivers or there fans for the Indy 500 Pole Day activities. The final top nine shootout ended with the Indiana driver who is also the team owner!

Ten worthless opinions: Sao Paulo Indy 200 samba edition

Brazilian dance moves on the streets in Sao Paulo made for an interesting samba.

Hinchcliffe scores thrilling win on streets of Sao Paulo

James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato raced to the finish line on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both drivers had already noticed victories on street circuits this year in the IZOD IndyCar Series.

Untimely red flag hampers team Penske qualifying results in Sao Paulo

Helio Castroneves, São Paulo native, will start 18th and the three-time Sao Paulo race winner Will Power will start in an unfamiliar 22nd position in Sunday’s race.

Wilson and Beatriz carry momentum into Brazil qualifying

Justin Wilson qualified ninth and Ana Beatriz 16th for the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

ECR plays timing right Saturday in Brazil qualifying, Carpenter will start 14th

Ed Carpenter just misses advancing to next round. No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevy to start in Row 7 Sunday

How to get it right in an IndyCar

The first day of action on the street circuit in Sao Paulo saw the track record change four times over the course of the day.

Hunter-Reay speeds to track record in Sao Paulo qualifying

Reigning IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay set a new record on the Brazilian street circuit in the Firestone Fast Six for the fourth Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.

RLL expands to three IndyCar entries for their 14th GP of Long Beach

Toyota GP of Long Beach event, the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing added a third IndyCar for Mike Conway. Team also has their two BMWs ready to contest the American Le Mans Series race; giving them a total of five racing machines at the venue.

Rahal dropped from 12th to 21st on the final lap of the GP of Alabama

Graham Rahal dropped from 12th to 21st after running out of fuel on the final lap of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama; James Jakes finished 23rd after problems.

Jakes to start 11th and Rahal 21st on the Grand Prix of Alabama

Jakes set the 12th fastest lap time to earn his best starting position at this track.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing makes second start at Barber Motorsports Park

RLL data from the open test at the Alabama circuit, plus information gained during the St. Petersburg season-opener has both Rahal and Jakes optimistic for a competitive run at BMP.

Graham Rahal ran 94 trouble-free laps testing at Texas Motor Speedway

James Jakes was scheduled to test on an oval circuit too, but RLL team elected to reschedule for mid April.

Vautier and Pagenaud retire early from St. Pete

With exhaust system issues, Pagenaud was forced to retire from the season-opening race after 26 laps in 24th position.

Honda ready as 2013 IndyCar season opens

Honda has a total of 196 race victories in open-wheel racing, 65 in Championship Auto Racing Team (CART) competition and 131 in IndyCar.

RLL Racing pre-race notes about St. Pete

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing returns to a Multi-car ICS operation in St. Pete.

Graham Rahal completes trouble-free day of testing at Sebring

This is Rahal's first IndyCar test of 2013 and he ran a total of 142 trouble-free laps with a best times of 52.67.

Bobby Rahal has far-reaching oversight of racing operations

Bobby Rahal showcased his new American Le Mans Series BMWs at Daytona with the team drivers and will later head to Sebring, Florida for the preseason open IndyCar test days with his son Graham and James Jake.

Iowa win gives Ryan Hunter-Reay second consecutive trip to victory lane

By Eric Mauk: Ryan Hunter-Reay takes second straight win ahead of teammate Marco Andretti

Dario Franchitti takes Iowa pole after final heat victory

By Eric Mauk: Dario Franchitti jumped into tonight’s final heat for tomorrow’s Iowa Indy Car 250 on his last lap of practice, but he didn’t wait nearly as long in the heat race

Tony Kanaan powers to win in second Iowa qualifying heat

By Eric Mauk: Tony Kanaan stalked Tagliani for the middle part of the race before setting him up and making the pass on the 21st of the 30 laps that made up the second heat.