Verizon IndyCar Series - Jack Hawksworth

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Mikhail Aleshin Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
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Takuma Sato A.J. Foyt Enterprises
Jack Hawksworth
17th
Jack Hawksworth
Driver Info
Jack Hawksworth
All-Time Career Statistics - Verizon IndyCar Series
  • Championship
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  • Indy 500 Wins
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  • Total Poles
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  • Race Wins
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98
Biography of Jack Hawksworth

Jack Hawksworth started racing go-karts at the age of 13 in the UK. After winning the British Kartmasters Championship in 2010, he moved to the Formula Renault UK Championship where he won at Croft and scored multiple podiums.

Hawksworth moved to the U.S. in 2012 to try his hand at the Mazda Road to Indy ladder in the Pro Mazda series. In his rookie year, he shattered series records for the most wins and poles in a single season. With the Mazda Road to Indy scholarship, Hawksworth made his Indy Lights debut in 2013 with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. He won three races and finished fourth in the championship. He joined Bryan Herta Autosport for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season and was the recipient of the Tony Renna Rising Star Award. He joined A.J. Foyt Racing for the 2015 season.

Away from the track, Hawksworth likes to keep busy by running and playing soccer or tennis.

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

First start: March 30, 2014 (St. Petersburg)

2014
• Finished 17th in Verizon IndyCar Series standings for BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian.
• Recorded one podium finish (Houston 2) and five in the top 10.
• Started on the front row for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis and led 31 laps.

ROAD TO THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES

2013
• Finished fourth in Firestone Indy Lights standings for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
Recorded victories in opener at St. Petersburg, at Toronto and Baltimore street course races -- the latter two from the pole.
Posted seven top-five and 12 top-10 finishes in 12 races overall.

2012
• Won Star Mazda championship for Team Pelfrey.
• Recorded eight victories in the 17 races.

2011
• Finished fourth in Formula Renault UK Championship with win at Croft.

2010
• Won British Kartmasters championship.

2009
• Multiple podiums in KZ1 European championship.
• Won the prestigious Trofeo Margutti.

2008
• Collected one win and numerous podiums in the DSKM German Championship; challenged for the KZ2 European Championship.

2007
• Finished second in British Kartmasters Championship and took top rookie honors.

Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series 18 0 0 1 5 32 16
Total 18 0 0 1 5 32 16
Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2013 Indy Lights 12 3 2 7 12 168 10
Total 12 3 2 7 12 168 10
2012 Pro Mazda 16 8 11 12 14 214 13
Total 16 8 11 12 14 214 13
* Under INDYCAR sanction RAF = Running at Finish
** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points
BHA / BBM with Curb-Agajanian

BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian is owned and operated by former Indy car driver Bryan Herta and Steve Newey and competes in both the Verizon IndyCar Series and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. 

Herta enjoyed considerable success in developmental series, winning the Barber Formula Ford and Barber Saab series championships. He dominating the 1993 Indy Lights championship before graduating to Indy car racing in 1994.

Herta has started in the Indianapolis 500 five times (1994-1995, 2004-2006) with three top-10 finishes, including a best of third in 2005. Herta moved to the American Le Mans Series in 2007. He joined Vision Racing as road course consultant for the 2008 season and will continue that role through 2009.

Newey has been involved at the highest level of professional auto racing for more than 20 years. Subsequent to earning his engineering degree, Newey lived in England where he was a design and race engineer in Formula One.

On his return to the United States, he engineered the car driven by Bobby Rahal that won the CART IndyCar World Series Championship in 1992. Newey assembled the Patrick Racing team in 1993, then helped put together Mo Nunn Racing in 1999. In 2003, he took over as Vice President of Operations at Kelley Racing. Most recently Newey lent his expertise in the sports car world, namely with Andretti Green Racing and its ALMS program.