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32James Dorlin

"There’s no hiding in the Clio Cup – the cars are very evenly matched and with so many good drivers at the limit with the cars it’s all about finding that extra little bit."

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Age 19
Nationality British
Lives Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Occupation Sixth Form Student (Maths, Business, Physics)
Sponsors Harlequin Team Wear, Vantage Motor Group, Prototype Creative
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.

Westbourne Motorsport Teammates

Career Highlights

2017 Renault UK Clio Cup
2 race wins in highly impressive maiden Clio Cup campaign with Westbourne Motorsport. Beat champion-elect Mike Bushell in dramatic sprint to line at Thruxton; then won at rain-soaked Silverstone. 9th in final standings. Also 2nd in Graduates Cup with unrivalled eight wins in class. Other highlights included debut at Brands Hatch – P16 to P6 on opening lap; finished it P4 with race's fastest lap.
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.
Next Race > Brands Hatch Indy

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