Jeff Kingsley, a 22 year-old from Whitby, Ontario, Canada started karting at the age of nine, winning a number of karting championships, becoming a 4x Canadian Champion, US Open Champion, Florida Winter Tour Champion, and five time member of Team Canada. Throughout his young career, Kingsley has 16 championships, 59 race wins, 34 pole positions, and 99 podium finishes. Jeff is a full-time student at Western University in London, Ontario and is passionate about racing and entrepreneurship. He just completed his second season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama where he finished 3rd in championship points. Kingsley also competing in his first season of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA, tying for 3rd in championship points after never racing at any of the tracks on the schedule. It was a year of learning and excitement as Jeff claimed eight podiums and one win in 2019. Jeff Kingsley is known in the paddock for his young abilities, kind mannerisms, and approachability.
KINGSLEY TO RACE MCLAREN GT3 IN TOP IMSA CHAMPIONSHIP
KINGSLEY SWEEPS OHIO WITH THREE WINS
FIGHTING FOR THE WIN AT ROAD ATLANTA
Jeff Kingsley will join Compass Racing for the final two rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup Championship. Kingsley will co-drive the #76 McLaren 720S GT3 car in the GTD class. This will be Jeff’s first time in both a GT3 car and the WeatherTech Championship. Kingsley will participate in the events at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval on October 9 & 10, as well at Laguna Seca from October 31 to November 1.
The first ever triple-header for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge took place at Mid-Ohio for round four of the championship. This was Jeff's most dominating weekend so far as he went on to win all three races. Starting second for race one, Kingsley made a tremendous pass for the lead around the outside into the first corner at the start. He would then start on pole for the remaining two races and win by great margins, including one of 8 seconds.
The third round of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Championship saw Kingsley claim his third win of the season at Road Atlanta. Kingsley started the race in second but fell back to third at the start. Making a pass back to second only four laps in, Jeff would eventually chase down the leader and make a spectacular pass on the outside of turn 10 to take the lead. He would then drive away and take a hard-fought win.