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Jamie Morrow, Saxon Motorsport driver

Jamie Morrow

Race Career

Competing on some of the world’s most challenging circuits, Jamie’s racing career consists of various lap records and race wins in Europe, North America and the Middle East. With his most recent successes in endurance racing, some of his other racing career highlights include:

1988 - 1996

Karting, various categories inclusive of Cadets and 100cc Junior TKM

2001 - 2002

2002

  • Formula ZIP championship, 4th position within the Championship including: 1x Win, 2x 2nd, 1x 3rd
  • Johnny Herbert ‘Search For A Star’ competition: Finalist UK Formula Renault Championship, selected rounds, Led Graduate Cup

2001

  • British Formula Ford winter championship, Team Panasonic Batteries JLR: Led Newcomers’ Cup
  • Star of the Midlands Formula Ford championship, four rounds: 1x 3rd
  • Formula Three Test
  • 1996 Team Forti Formula One Test ƒ.Aintree Racing Drivers School, Formula Ford Scholarship: Winner

2003

  • Top 6 finalist in the Channel 5 Exchange & Mart F1 Drivers Challenge. Winner and fastest driver in the Formula ZIP, Formula Renault and Formula Three rounds, Awarded Exchange & Mart F1 Drivers Challenge Outstanding Achievement Award, Awarded a management contract with Essentially Sport Plc
  • UK Formula Renault Championship, selected rounds, Led Graduate Cup

2004 - 2005

2004

  • Star of The Midlands Formula Ford championship: 4x Class wins, 3x Fastest laps, 1x Class Lap Record

2005

  • Guest driver in six rounds of the 2005 Thunder Arabia Formula Ford Championship. Guest driver status required that I started at the back of the grid regardless of qualifying position: 2x Wins, 4x 2nd, 5x Fastest Laps, 2x Pole Positions, 2x Lap Records
  • UK Formula Renault championship, selected rounds

2006

  • Guest driver, Red Bull 25 Hour kart race, Middle East: 3rd
  • Guest driver, CSV (Chevrolet Special Vehicle) V8 Lumina Middle East Touring Car Championship. Two rounds contested: 1x 2nd, 1x 3rd
  • Guest driver, Thunder Arabia Formula Ford Championship. Due to guest driver status, required to start from the back of the grid regardless of qualifying position. Three rounds contested: 1x Win, 2x 4th
  • ƒIRL Indycar, Indylights test at Sebring Road Course with Michael Crawford Motorsport
  • IRL Indycar, Indylights test at Miami Motor Speedway with Michael Crawford Motorsport. Best lap 181mph average

2007

  • US Star Mazda Championship with Velocity Motorsports, selected rounds. 2/100ths off beating Lap Record during first ever street racing: Grand Prix of Houston event

2009 - 2012

2012

  • ƒBridgestone Special Open Sportscar Championship, Europe. Westfield Belgium factory drive. 7x Pole Positions, 8x Fastest Laps, 7x Class Wins, 9x Podiums. More wins than any other competitor. 2nd in Championship.

2010

  • ƒBelgian Dunlop Special Open Sportscar Championship, Zolder Round. Westfield Belgium factory drive. 2x Pole Positions

2009

  • ƒBelgian Dunlop Sport Maxx Endurance Cup, Zolder round. Factory drive with Westfield Sportscars (class 4). Pole position, 50 second lead by lap 20, DNF (mechanical). Fastest race lap

2013 - 2015

2013

  • Bentley Factory Team (M-Sport): Bentley GT3 Test
  • Nurburgring VLN Round 1. Saxon Motorsport BMW 135dGTR: Class Pole Position and Win
  • Nurburgring 24 Hour Race. Saxon Motorsport BMW 135dGTR: Qualified car on Class Pole in both night and day qualifying. Class Win
  • Factory Drive, Wesfield Sportscars, Belgian Racing Car Championship Spa 24hrs support race: Class Win

2014

  • ƒ2014: Silverstone Britcar, Saxon Motorsport BMW 150M V10 GT: Class Pole. Mechanical DNF
  • 2014: Barcelona 24hrs, Saxon Motorsport BMW 135D GTR: Class Pole

2015

  • 2015: Nurburgring 24hrs: Saxon Motorsport BMW 135D GTR: Class Pole, 3rd in Class
  • 2015: Paul Ricard 24hrs: Saxon Motorsport BMW 135D GTR: 3rd in Class
Jamie Morrow standing on the podium

A professional race driver with numerous national and international victories.

A highly sought after precision driver and stunt co-ordinator for the world’s leading media companies, vehicle manufacturers and a current precision driving Guinness World Record holder.

Clients and Roles

  • ƒBentley Motors: Lead Track Driving Consultant (Asia, Europe, Middle East & North America)
  • Bugatti Automobiles USA, Inc.: Official Driver
  • Essex Police ANPR Intercept Team: Limit Handling Instructor 
  • Ferrari GB: Fiorano Ferrari, European Track Instructor 
  • Lotus Cars and Lotus Engineering: Durability Driver 
  • McLaren Automotive: Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Track Driving Specialist & Demonstration Driver 
  • Mercedes-Benz UK: Track Driving Specialist, AMG Silver Arrows Display Team Driver, Smart Car Display Team Driver 
  • Motorsport Vision: Brands Hatch Race Instructor 
  • Porsche Cars GB: Track Driving Consultant 
  • Pro Drive Live: Race Instructor 
  • Pro Drivers: Lead Track Driving Instructor, drive section Event Manager and In-Dealer Trainer 
  • SEAT UK: Lead Track Driving Instructor 
  • Silverstone Circuit: Race Instructor 
  • The Drive Agency: Race Instructor 
  • Thruxton Race Circuit: Race Instructor
  • Thunder Arabia Race Series: Head Race Driver Coach
  • Volkswagen UK: Lead Track Driving Instructor
  • Westfield Sportscars: Factory Race Driver, Head of Display and Track Driving programs
  • World Class Driving (US): Race Instructor
Jamie getting ready for the race

Product Launches

  • Audi: New A4 ƒ.Bentley: Arnage 07MY, Azure, Continental Flying Spur, Continental Flying Spur Speed, Continental GT Speed, Continental Supersports, Continental Supersports Convertible, New Continental GT, New Continental GTC, GT V8, GT V8 S, New Flying Spur, GT3-R, New Continental GT Speed
  • Citroën: DS4
  • KIA: Sportage
  • Lexus: 450h
  • McLaren: SLR Roadster, SLR Roadster 722, SLR 722 Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz: C-Class, C63 AMG
  • Mitsubishi: Lancer Evo 10
  • Porsche: 911 (997 model variant)
  • SEAT: New Ibiza, Leon EcoMotive
  • Toyota: New Avensis
  • Vauxhall: New Astra Sport Hatch, New Tigra
  • Volkswagen: New Volkswagen Touareg, Touareg R50, Golf MK VI, Golf MK VI GTI

Guinness World Record: The most consecutive Donuts (spins) in a production car

Contracted by Westfield Sportscars Ltd to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive donuts. Performed at Silverstone Race Circuit, UK during the 2011 Trax Performance Car Show in front of a crowd of 18,000 spectators. Record obtained with 280 ‘donuts’ beating the previous record by 119 ‘donuts’.

Guinness World Record held by Jamie Morrow

Precision Driving Displays

  • 2013 Bentley Power On Ice, Finland: Precision Ice Driver
  • 2013 Total Kit Car Live: Westfield Sportscars Precision Track Display Driver
  • 2013 Battle of the Pros Competition, Trax Performance Car Show: Competitor
  • 2012 Live Out Loud Supercar Day, Kyalami Race Track, South Africa: Precision Driver, Bentley Vs helicopter race
  • 2012 British Kit Car Show: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2011 Walk of Stars Event: Precision Drift Driver and coach to Nigel Mansell CBE
  • 2011 Trax Performance Car Show: Precision Driver for Guinness World Record attempt
  • 2011 Reno Air Race: Precision Driver, racing Breitling display jet along the runway
  • 2010 Toyota Global Dealer Conference, NEC: Precision Driver
  • 2010 ‘Run The Runway’, Edinburgh Airport: Bentley Motors, Supersports Demonstration Driver
  • 2010 Peugeot 5008 Launch: Rally demonstration driver
  • 2009 Trafford Centre Motorshow: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2009 Scottish round, British Drift Championship: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2009 Scottish Motorshow: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2009 Bahrain International Motorshow: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2008 Wings & Wheels Airshow: Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Demonstration Driver
  • 2008 British International Motorshow: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2008 Bosnian Drift Show: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2008 to 2015 British Kit Car Shows: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2007 to 2012 Exeter Kit Car Shows: Westfield Sportscars, Driving Team Leader, Drift Display Team
  • 2007 to 2010: Mercedes-Benz AMG Silver Arrows Display Team Driver
  • 2007 UK Smart Car Festival: Smart Car Display Team Driver

Film & Television

  • 2015 Lateshift Feature Film: Stunt Driver
  • 2015 Bentley GT3-R PR Tour: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2014 Dancing On Ice: Precision and Stunt Driving
  • 2014 Supercar Superbuild Series (Discovery Channel): Precision Driver
  • 2013 Bentley Power On Ice Promotional Film: Precision Driving
  • 2013 Westfield Sportscars Track Film: Precision Driving
  • 2013 Top Gear: Precision Driving
  • 2013 Top Dog Feature Film: Stunt Driving
  • 2013 Bentley North American Track Driving Viral: Stunt and Precision Driving / Producer
  • 2012 New Bentley GT Speed Launch Film: Precision Driving
  • 2012 New Bentley GT Speed PR Film: Stunt and VMAX Driving
  • 2012 Bentley Canada Track Film: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2012 New Bentley GT Speed Launch Film, PR Film and PR Shoot: Precision Driving 
  • 2012 Bentley ‘Flying B’ Ice Driving and Wingsuit Stunt Flm: Precision Driving
  • 2012 Sky Sports / SoccerAM Football Boot Camp: Stunt and Precision Driving / Stunt Co-ordinator
  • 2012 Bentley North American Track Driving Viral: Stunt and Precision Driving / Producer
  • 2012 Top Gear Best of British Episode: Precision Driving
  • 2011 The Sweeney Feature Film: Stunt and Precision Driving
  • 2011 Top Gear Christmas DVD (Top Gear At The Movies): Precision Driving
  • 2011 Bentley V8 GT Teaser Film (The New Sound of Bentley): Stunt and Precision Driving
  • 2011 New Honda Civic B-Roll: Precision Driving 2010 Bentley Middle Eastern Track Driving Film: Precision Driving
  • 2010 New Volkswagen Touareg Showroom Film: Precision Driving
  • 2010 Peugeot ‘Technology Films’: Precision Driving
  • 2009 Mini First Viral Email Campaign Stunt Video: Precision Driving
  • 2009 Bahrain TV Channel (BTV): Precision Driving and PTC (piece to camera)
  • 2008 SEAT Driving Experience promotional film: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2008 ITV London Tonight News program: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2008 & 2009 Volkswagen Driving Experience Promotional Films: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2007 Speed Channel: PTC and track driving
  • 2006 Sky Sports World Motorsport Program: One to One interview (approx 20min duration)
  • 2005 to present, Bentley Driving promotional films: Precision Driving and PTC
  • 2003 Men & Motors: PTC and track driving
  • 2003 Channel Five, So You Want To be A Formula One Driver program: PTC and track driving

Test & Development

Jamie’s ability to give precise technical feedback has led to test/development driver roles on the following projects:

  • ƒLotus Elise S
  • Lotus Evora
  • Westfield AeroRace 190M Race Car
  • Westfield AeroRace 280 Race Car
  • Westfield i-Racer, Electric Race Car
  • Westfield Middle East XTR4 race car project
  • Westfield Sport Turbo
Jamie testing the handling of a car

Specialist Services

Provided to Bentley Motors, Essex Police ANPR Intercept Team, Lotus Cars and Westfield Sportscars

  • Vehicle manufacturer engineer driver training (limit handling & VMAX)
  • Professional driver training (limit handling)
  • Vehicle assessment (chassis & powertrain)
  • Development driving (chassis, powertrain & VMAX)
  • Nurburgring Nordschleife vehicle engineer driver training
  • VMAX (200mph+) passenger rides, Ehra Lessien and Nardo
Racing with Jamie Morrow

Current Licences:

  • Grade A DMSB Nurburgring Nordschleife Licence
  • Grade B Association of Racing Driver Schools (ARDS) Instructors Licence
  • Millbrook Proving Ground, unrestricted driving permit
  • MIRA Proving Ground, unrestricted test driving permit
  • MSA International C Race Licence
  • VAG Group Grade A unrestricted VMAX test licence
  • Nardo (Prototipo) Proving Ground, VMAX driving Permit
  • IDIADA Proving Ground, driving permit

Expired Licences:

  • IMSA American National Race Licence
  • Indy Racing League (IRL), Indy Lights Race Licence (Oval, Superspeedway and Road courses)

Jamie holds a US P1 professional athlete visa allowing him to live and work within the USA. Expires October 2015

Saxon Motorsport  
2A Ramsden Road  
Rotherwas Industrial Estate  
Hereford  
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