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 17 championships, 64 race wins, 39 pole positions, and 101 podium finishes. Jeff is a full-time student at Western University in London, Ontario and is passionate about racing and entrepreneurship. Jeff is the 2020 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Champion after winning 11 of the 16 races and finished 2nd in the others. Jeff Kingsley is able to add this legendary championship to his resume after a stellar season. In 2019, Kingsley completed his second season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama where he finished 3rd in championship points. Jeff 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. 2019 was a year of learning and excitement as Jeff claimed six podiums and one win. Jeff Kingsley is known in the paddock for his young abilities, kind mannerisms, and approachability.
KINGSLEY WINS THE PORSCHE GT3 CUP USA CHAMPIONSHIP
WEEKEND SWEEP AT ST. PETERSBURG
MCLAREN GT3 DEBUT AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Jeff Kingsley is the 2020 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Champion. Following the final round of the championship at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida, Jeff can proudly say that he is the Porsche GT3 Cup Champion. With an amazingly hard fought win in race two, Jeff went on to win the final race of the season in style after a stellar pass into turn 17. Jeff Kingsley claimed the championship with 11 out of 16 wins and had a worst finish of 2nd in the others. Time to celebrate for the young man.
Kingsley showed no signs of weakness after his first event at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. It was a clean sweep of a weekend as Jeff was quickest in both practice sessions, qualified 1st by 4 tenths, and went on to win both races. Kingsley had to fend off the 2nd place driver in both races in order to secure the wins on both days. Jeff was untouchable at St. Pete and just like every race this year, no car was able to pass the #16 of Jeff Kingsley. He now extends his win streak to 10 of 14 and leads the championship by 31 points.
Jeff Kingsley made his debut in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship with Compass Racing in a McLaren 720s GT3. This was Jeff’s first WeatherTech event, first endurance race, first night race, first drive in a GT3 car, and his first time at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kingsley managed to qualify an impressive 4th, just 1.9 tenths of a second off 1st. The race started in the dark with downpour rain. In what was some of the toughest driving, Kingsley brought the car back to the pits in 4th for the driver change. Kingsley will drive the McLaren again at Laguna Seca.