History


2018:

2018 Dubai 24hr Ginettax400

HANKOOK DUBAI 24 HOURS

Number of Races: 1

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes: 0

Team: Century Motorsport Car:Ginetta G55 GT4


Notes:Jon was driving for Century Motorsport, alongside team mates Nathan Freke, Mark Farmer and Dominic Paul. Jon set a blistering pace to secure pole position at the front of the TCR field, with a new lap record and fastest ever Ginetta lap of the Dubai Autodrome. However, in the race the engine failed after just 8 hours. After 3 hours in the pits changing the complete engine and drivetrain, the team got back into the race and were still able to finish 4th in class at the finish.



2017:

2017 Astonx400BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Number of Races:9

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes: 4

Team:TF Sport Car:Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3




2016:

2016 R300 ERFx400

ESTORIL RACING FESTIVAL, SUPER SEVEN BY KIA

Number of Races:2

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes: 0

Team:SPY Motorsport Car:Caterham R300


Notes:Jon was driving for SPY Motorsport as team mate to Mark Farmer in a hired Caterham R300. Jon qualified 4th overall out of 63 cars in wet conditions.
In the hour-long first race, Jon lost time after getting caught up in a refuelling fire in the pit lane, losing 20 seconds. Jon set fastest lap and was able to recover to a 5th placed finish, just 6 seconds behind the race winners.
In race two, Jon was battling for the race lead when the left rear wheel came loose, causing an unscheduled pitstop and a 15th placed finish. Jon set fastest lap once again.


2016 Aston BGTx400

BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Number of Races: 9

Race Wins: 1

Podium Finishes: 2

Team: TF Sport Car: Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3




2015:

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Number of Races:2

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes: 0

Team:SPY Motorsport Car:Caterham R300


Notes:Jon was driving for SPY Motorsport as team mate to Mark Farmer in a rented Caterham R300. Jon was able to set a blistering pace in qualifying with a new lap record to secure pole position at the front of the 52 car field. However, the alternator failed in both of the 1.5 hour races, causing earlyretirements.


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BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Number of Races: 9

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes:1

Team: 22GT Racing Car: Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3



2014:

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ESTORIL RACING FESTIVAL, SUPER SEVEN BY KIA

Number of Races:2

Race Wins:2

Team:SPY Motorsport Car:Caterham R300



Notes:Jon was driving for SPY Motorsport as team mate to Mark Farmer in his Caterham R300. Jon was able to record two overall race wins in races 2 and 4, despite starting at the back of the 45 car grid following a DNF for Mark in Race 3.


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ESTORIL RACING FESTIVAL, SUPER SEVEN BY KIA

Number of Races: 2

Race Wins: 2

Team: Team Parker Racing/Avon Tyres Car: Caterham Supersport



Notes: Jon was driving for Team Parker Racing/Avon Tyres, developing the new 2015 specification Avon ZZS tyre. Jon recorded two class wins in races 1 and 3, while Aaron Head took the car out for races 2 and 4, also winning his races.

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Number of Races: 6

Race Wins: 1

Podium Finishes : 4

Team:Caterham Cars Ltd. Car:Caterham R300


Notes:Jon was given the opportunity to compete in a number of races for Caterham in the Superlight R300 Championship.



2013:

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ESTORIL RACING FESTIVAL, SUPER SEVEN BY KIA

Number of Races:4

Race Wins:4

Team:Caterham Cars Ltd. & Avon Tyres Car:Caterham R300



Notes:Jon was driving for Caterham Cars Ltd. and Avon Tyres - developing the new 2013 specification Caterham R300 race car with Sadev sequential gearbox. Jon recorded a clean sweep of pole position and four class wins.


Caterham R600 Seven 620 R Jon Barnes

CLASSIC AND SPORTS CAR CLUB

Number of Races: 4

Race Wins: 2

Podium Finishes :3

Team: Caterham Cars Ltd Car: Caterham R600

Notes:In his new role as Race, Test and Development driver for Caterham Cars, Jon raced the Supercharged Caterham R600 to a pole position and dominant race win on the cars' debut.



2010:

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BRITCAR SILVERSTONE 24 HOURS

Number of Races: 1

Team: Rollcentre Racing Car: Mosler MT900R GT Cup




Notes: On his first drive of a racing car at night - Jon was able to set the fastest night qualifying time overall by 1.2 seconds. Although the team lead the race early on, the car retired less than 8 hours in after suffering electrical failure.


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MICHELIN GINETTA G50 CUP GUEST DRIVE

Number of Races: 3

Results: 7th in Race 1, 6th in Race 2, Did Not Finish Race 3

Team: Barwell Motorsport Car: Ginetta G50 Cup


Notes: Jon was given the opportunity to drive for Barwell Motorsport as a guest driver thanks to Ginetta. Unfortunately, when in a top 5 position, Jon was punted off on the final lap of the final race at 130mph - triggering a big accident and a sizeable amount of damage.



2009:

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VdeV ENDURANCE GT SERIES - DIJON PRENOIS

Championship Position:N/A

Number of Races: 1

Race Wins: 1

Team: Rollcentre Racing/Mosler Europe Car: Mosler MT900R GT3


Notes: Jon joined Martin Short in the Rollcentre Racing Mosler MT900R GT3. A totally dominant performance saw the team take pole position, fastest and the race win.


Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3 2009 Jon Barnes James Gornall

FIA GT3 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP RND 1 - SILVERSTONE

Championship Position: N/A

Number of Races: 1

Results: 16th in Race 2

Team: Brixia Car: Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3


Notes: Jon rejoined his fellow 2008 British GT Champion James Gornall in the Brixia team's Aston Martin DBRS9. The team was one of only 3 to run on Pirelli tyres, which turned out to be around 2 seconds per lap slower than the cars running on Michelin tyres. Despite qualifying only 28th, Jon and James were able to haul the car up to 16th overall by the end of the race, and finished as top Pirelli runner.



2008:

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BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Championship Position:1st (76 points)

Number of Races: 14

Race Wins: 4

Podiums:8

Team: Brookspeed Team Trimite Car: Dodge Viper Competition CoupeGT3



2007:

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PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB

Championship Position: 10th (76 points)

Number of Races: 10

Race Wins: 0

Podium Finishes: 4

Team: Team Parker Racing Car: Porsche 911 GT3 (Type 997)

Notes: Jon was given the opportunity to drive for Team Parker Racing for the final 5 race weekends of the 2007 season.


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FIA GT3 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP RND 1 - SILVERSTONE

Team: DAMAX Car: Ascari KZ-1R GT3





Notes: Jon was able to qualify the car in 4th position, as top Ascari and top British driver on the grid. Unfortunately Jon was unable to start either ofthe races as his team mate crashed the car at the start of race 1.


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PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB - GUEST DRIVE

Championship Position: N/A (BTCC Support Race, Brands Hatch Indy)

Number of Races: 2

Results: 5th in Race 1, 3rd in Race 2.

Team: Porsche GB Car: Porsche 911 GT3 (Type 997)


Notes: Jon scored the best finishing results of any of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award nominees that drove the guest car during the 2007 season.



2006:

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FORMULA PALMER AUDI

Championship Position:1st (326 points)

Number of Races: 15

Race Wins: 9

Podium Finishes: 13


Notes: Jon set new records in FPA for the maximum number of race wins in a season (9), consecutive race wins (7) and maximum points scored in a season (326 points).



2005:

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COSWORTH CATERHAM MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Championship Position: 1st

Number of Races: 12

Race Wins: 6

Podium Finishes:8

Team: Hyperion Motorsport Car: Caterham CSR 260


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POWERTRAIN CATERHAM R400 CHALLENGE - GUEST DRIVE

Championship Position: N/A (A1GP Support Race, Brands Hatch GP Circuit)

Results: 1st Position in Race 1

Team: Hyperion Motorsport Car: Caterham R400



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PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB GUEST DRIVE - THRUXTON

Championship Position: N/A (BTCC Support Race)

Number of Races: 2

Results: 7th in Race 1, 6th in Race 2

Team: Porsche GB Car: Porsche Carrera 911 GT3 (Type 996)


Notes: Jon was selected to become a guest driver by Autosport Magazine. With very little testing or time to get acquainted to the car, Jon was able to bring the car home to two very solid race results.



2004:

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AUTOSPORT CATERHAM EUROCUPCHAMPIONSHIP

Championship Position: 1st (189 points)

Number of Races: 11

Race Wins: 5

Podium Finishes: 11

Team: Team Parker Racing Car: Caterham R400

Notes: Jon finished on the podium in every race that he started.


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POWERTRAIN CATERHAM R400 CHALLENGE

Championship Position:2nd (187 points)

Number of Races:13

Race Wins: 2

Podium Finishes:6

Team:Team Parker Racing Car:Caterham R400

Notes:Jon missed out on winning the championship after two wiring loom failures whilst leading both races at Oulton Park. Also his title rival was allowed to drop a‘0’ score after a race exclusion, this is not normally allowed, but the Championship organiser overlooked this when writing the Championship regulations.



2003:

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AUTOSPORT CATERHAM EUROCUP CHAMPIONSHIP

Championship Position: 5th (189 points)

Races: 12

Race Wins: 1

Podium Finishes: 2

Team: Team Parker Racing Car: Caterham R400


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POWERTRAIN CATERHAM R400 CHALLENGE

Championship Position:8th (107 points)

Races:13

Race Wins:0

Podium Finishes:2

Team:Team Parker Racing Car:Caterham R400


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CATERHAM EUROPEAN TROPHY AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Races:2

Results:1st in Race 1, 2nd in Race 2

Team:Team Parker Racing Car:Caterham R400


Notes:This was a non-championship event at Spa-Francorchamps, featuring two races.Jon won the Caterham European Trophy with the best aggregated finishing time over the two races.



2002:

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CATERHAM SUPER GRADUATES CHAMPIONSHIP

Championship Position:2nd (354 points)

Races: 11

Race Wins: 4

Podium Finishes: 9

Team:jonbarnes.com Car: Caterham Super Graduate 135bhp

Notes:Jon missed out on winning the championship by just 0.028 of a second, after crossing the finishing line side by side with his championship rival in the final race of the season.


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CATERHAM SUPER GRADUATES AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Races:2

Results:1st in Race 1, 1st in Race 2

Team:jonbarnes.com Car:Caterham Super Graduate 135bhp



Notes:This was a two race, non-championship event at Spa-Francorchamps.



1997 - 2001:

FORMULA TKM KART RACING

Finished 7th overall in the Senior TKM Super One Series (British Championship) - 2001

Finished 10th overall in the Junior TKM Super One Series (British Championship) - 1999

Qualified for the Junior TKM Super One Series (British Championship) - 1998

Began kart racing at club level - 1997

Jon Barnes Racing 2017