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, 53 race wins, 30 pole positions, and 96 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.
FIGHTING FOR THE WIN AT ROAD ATLANTA
WIN NUMBER TWO FOR JEFF KINGSLEY AT VIR
KINGSLEY TAKES FIRST PORSCHE GT3 CUP VICTORY OF THE SEASON
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.
Round two of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA headed to Virginia International Raceway. After qualifying was cancelled due to inclement weather, the grid for race one was set by championship points meaning that Kingsley would be in first. From the drop of the green flag, Jeff drove away from the field and won the race by over 11 seconds. This marked Jeff Kingsley’s second win of the season in only three races.
Jeff Kingsley stepped into his #16 Porsche GT3 Cup Car at Road America for the first time in five months. Jeff set the pace from the beginning as he posted the fastest time in practice one, practice two, and also managed to qualify on pole. From the start of Saturdays race, Kingsley took off from the field and never looked back. His abilities we tested by two separate full course yellows, however Jeff managed to drive away each time on his way to claim his first victory of the season.