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Jackson Lee (R)

#8 Jay Howard Driver Development


Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Residence: Avon, Indiana
Website: jacksonleeracing.com
Twitter: @JacksonLee52
Facebook: Jackson Lee Racing
YouTube: Jackson Lee Racing
Instagram: @jacksonlee52




Tnemec / Browning Chapman / Spruce Haven / Doug Mockett & Company / JHDD / Caldwell Realty / Cox, Beckman, Goss & Company

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 6’4” / 165 lbs.

Education: Avon High School graduate

Hobbies: Basketball, baseball and working on cars

Favorite sports to watch: Basketball – Indiana Pacers

Favorite sports to play: Basketball

Interesting note about me: I'm likely one of the few drivers who can dunk a basketball. I’ve raced at IMS before, but in the parking lot in a quarter midget for the Battle at the Brickyard events in 2013 and 2014

Favorite drink: Pursue Happiness Cold Brew Cowffee (pure coincidence they are a partner)

Best meal I can cook by myself: Peanut butter sandwich! 

Racing goal: Make it to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and become a successful paid/professional driver

Racing hero: Dario Franchitti

Career results:


  • Team USA Scholarship winner: competed in three Formula Ford events in England;  results included third and fourth-place finishes in heat races, 10th in the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and reached the Grand Final for the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone out of 103 entries
  • Finished fourth in the FRP F1600 Championship with two wins in 12 starts and podiums in the final seven races consecutively (was placed second in points before departing to the UK with Team USA)


  • Finished fourth in the Lucas Oil Formula Car Series with two wins and six podium finishes
  • Competed in three FRP F1600 Championship races, claiming a second and a fourth-place finish 


  • Finished fourth out of 30 in the Cooper Tires Lucas Oil School of Racing Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout at Sebring International Raceway


  • Regional and national karting, mostly at New Castle Motorsports Park


  • Ran quarter-midgets, mostly with USAC at Mini Indy at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
  • Won two Mini Indy championships
  • Claimed a Feature win in Ft. Wayne Rumble in 2013