NAME: EDWARD JONES
LIVES: DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Ed Jones is arguably the United Arab Emirates most successful racing driver.
Born in 1995 in Dubai, Ed’s first major success came in 2006 where he won the National UAE karting championship. From here Ed won a further 6 titles in the UAE and competed and won at top level international events.
In 2011 Ed made the transition from karting to cars and finished fourth in his debut year of the Intersteps Championship. 2012 & 13 saw Ed graduate to Formula Renault and Formula 3 where in the latter year he clinched the European F3 Open Championship despite missing the first round.
During 2014 Ed raced with legendary team Carlin to compete in the ultra competitive FIA European F3 Championship. Following in the footsteps of over 80% of the current F1 grid who have raced in Formula 3. Ed’s ambition to race at the sport’s top level is well within sight.
For 2015 Ed has decided to move to the United States IndyLights Series and is delighted to be joining the Carlin IndyLight Team.