Jake Eidson

#3 Cape Motorsports w/ Wayne Taylor Racing


Birthdate: May 24, 1995
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Residence: Destin, Florida
Website: jakeeidsonracing.com
Twitter: @JacobEidson24
Facebook: Jacob Eidson Racing
Team Website: capemotorsports.com


Penthouse Beach Vacations, 1st Bank

Bell Helmets, OMP


Nationality: United States/Australian  

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’8" / 140 Ibs 

Education: College student 

Current sports played: Tennis

Hobbies: iRacing, fishing, go-karting, tennis, exercising

Racing goal: To win the Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Championship

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Running, additional sports, working out

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Listen to music before each race

The one talent I wish I had: To speak fluent Spanish

An interesting note about me: I have dual citizenship

Career Results:


  • Finished third in the pre-season Cooper Tires Winterfest Championship with two podiums at NOLA Motorsports Park and four additional top-five finishes at NOLA and Barber Motorsports Park


  • Won the F1600 Championship Series claiming seven wins, five poles and 11 podium finishes
  • Also won a second successive Skip Barber Winter Series Championship
  • Won a Team USA Scholarship, finishing fifth in the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and seventh in the Walter Hayes Trophy (from an entry of over 100 cars) at Silverstone in England


  • Won both the Skip Barber Summer Series Championship and the 2011-2012 Skip Barber Winter Series Championship
  • Nominated for a Team USA Scholarship


  • Awarded Skip Barber Rookie of the Year honors in the Skip Barber Winter Series
  • Finished fourth overall in Skip Barber Winter Western Series

2006 - 2010 

  • Began karting at age 12
  • Raced successfully on a regional level
  • Attended the Skip Barber Racing School in 2010 to begin the transition into car racing