James Dorlin 2017 James Dorlin - Renault UK Clio Cup Driver

32James Dorlin

"I won nearly all of my races in 2016 but moving up to the UK Clio Cup... that's a bit different now. The level of competition is higher and it becomes more difficult which only helps you improve your race craft and makes you hungrier for success."


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Age 18
Nationality British
Lives Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Occupation Sixth Form Student (Maths, Business, Physics)
Sponsors Harlequin Team Wear, DTFS, Vantage Motor Group
Team Westbourne Motorsport


  • James is a member of Silverstone's owner the famous British Racing Drivers' Club's exclusive 'Rising Stars' programme, awarded to only a handful of up-and-coming British drivers each year
  • His home circuits are Croft and Donington Park.

Career Highlights

BARC Michelin Clio Cup Series
CHAMPION with Westbourne Motorsport. 9 wins out of 15 races plus 2 more podium results. Won title at Silverstone ‘finals’ meeting with a race still to go... First raced in series in 2015 (with Westbourne). Joined half way through season due to age: 4 podium results from 10 races.
2016 HRDC
Contested various events. Won 2-part St Mary’s Trophy at Goodwood Revival (partnering with Sam Tordoff in an Austin A35). 4 more races in A35s: won 3 and 3rd in the other at Oulton Park (after a scrapping with James Colburn and Andrew Jordan). 2 other races in a Mini Cooper S: won Coys Trophy at Castle Combe.
Junior Sax Max
2013 runner-up in self-run car. 2014 CHAMPION with 8 wins from 14 races.
Local Wombwell circuit championship. CHAMPION in Comer Cadets class.
Renault UK Clio Cup
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