Canadian GT3 Cup Challenge Rookie of the Year Jeff Kingsley Signs with JDX Racing.
LOVELAND, CO. – JDX Racing is excited to announce the signing of Canadian racer, Jeffrey Kingsley, to drive the No. 16/JDX Racing/Byers Porsche 911 in the 2019 IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Championship.
Kingsley, a 19 year-old from Whitby, Ontario, Canada started karting at the age of nine, winning a number of karting championships as well as becoming the Canadian multi-time Rotax DD2 Champion and five time member of Team Canada. Jeffrey is a full-time student at Western University in London, Ontario. He will make his IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series debut after claiming 2018 Rookie of the Year accolades in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Canada Series. Jeffrey Kingsley:
"It's a pleasure to be a part of the JDX Racing and Byers Porsche program for the 2019 season. JDX Racing has a proven track record supporting and developing young drivers, which is only more motivation for me to be successful. They know what it takes to claim podiums, wins and championships and I'm looking forward to being part of the team. Similarly, Byers Porsche has a reputable name and offers great support for the team. It's an honor to represent a brand that is passionate about racing and have a culture that is devoted to motorsport. The first round of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA at Barber Motorsports Park will be a great time for us to establish a working relationship and position ourselves for success. I’d like to thank both JDX Racing and Byers Porsche for the opportunity."
Jeremy Dale Managing Partner / JDX Racing:
“We are really looking forward to working with Jeff. He had a very successful first season in the Canadian GT3 Cup Series, claiming Rookie of the Year. He's no stranger to winning races and championships. Making the move to the GT3 Cup USA series will allow him to continue to strengthen his skill set and show he has what it takes to run at the front. We are excited to kick off the 2019 Season at Barber Motorsports Park next week and thrilled to have Jeff behind the wheel of a JDX Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car."