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4James Colburn

"I've had loads of poles; I've just not won one yet!"

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Age 24
Nationality British
Lives Worthing, West Sussex
Occupation Control Room Manager
Sponsors Terraclean, Alloygator, Pentagon (Renault Dealership)
Team PP Motorsport


- James is from a motor sporting family – his father Richard was previously a front-runner in Mini Miglia racing.

- His 16-year-old brother Ben is also one to watch having mopped in the Junior Saloon Car category and then gone to show very well in the HRDC Academy series.

PP Motorsport Teammates

Career Highlights

2016: he has concentrated on the HRDC Academy in a Westbourne Motorsport-prepared Austin A30. "I've had loads of poles; I've just not won one yet!" He also had 2 poles, 2 wins and set a new lap record in a one-off outing in Anglesey's rounds of the BARC Clio Series (again with Westbourne). Contested only three race events in 2015: Thruxton's UK Clio Cup rounds (with Team BKR); using a latest UK Clio Cup car was then 2nd outright in both a Britcar round at Snetterton (against much more powerful GT and sportscar machinery) and in a CNC Heads Sports & Saloons race at Mallory Park.
Renault UK Clio Cup
Started with Stancombe Vehicle Engineering team before running (2010 onwards) under own Westbourne banner. Joint runner-up with Aron Smith (behind Champion Paul Rivett) in 2011 having led points table going into the very last race of the season. Also 4th in both 2010 and 2013; 5th in 2014. One-off outing in 2015 (Thruxton) with Team BKR with a best result of 5th.
Sax Max
CHAMPION in '08 under family-run Westbourne banner.
Mini Max then Junior Max categories. A top 10 name at national. Also achieved numerous wins, fastest laps, lap records etc at club level (Buckmore, Clay Pigeon).
Next Race > Brands Hatch Indy

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