Jack Aitken
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Jack Aitken

1995-09-23 (age 25)


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Williams F1 reserve Aitken making GT switch to broaden skillset

Williams Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken's 2021 GT World Challenge Europe campaign with the Emil Frey Lamborghini squad was motivated by a desire to broaden his skillset as a driver.

Aitken to race in GT World Challenge Europe with Lamborghini

Williams Formula 1 reserve driver Jack Aitken will race in the GT World Challenge Europe in 2021 with Lamborghini.

Williams retains Aitken as reserve F1 driver for 2021

Williams has retained the services of Jack Aitken to serve as its reserve driver for the 2021 Formula 1 season, after the Anglo-Korean driver made his debut last season.

Aitken still unsure if he will race in Abu Dhabi GP

Jack Aitken says he is still in the dark about whether or not he will race for the Williams Formula 1 team in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

Aitken "gutted" over Russell missing out on win

Jack Aitken says he's "gutted" that George Russell missed out on a maiden Formula 1 win last weekend, but does not feel responsible for his role in the events.

Williams praises Aitken for 'seamlessly' replacing Russell

Williams has praised the job that Jack Aitken has done in stepping up to Formula 1 in a "seamless" manner this weekend.

"Impatient" Aitken made first contact with Williams over F1 seat

Jack Aitken has revealed his “impatience” prompted him to make first contact with Williams about replacing George Russell in Bahrain this weekend for his Formula 1 debut.

Aitken explains "scary" 250km/h F2 collision with Ghiotto

Jack Aitken has revealed that a puncture caused his high-speed crash with Luca Ghiotto that brought an early end to Sunday’s Formula 2 sprint race at Sochi.

Williams to give Aitken FP1 run at second Austrian F1 event

Williams Formula 1 team reserve driver Jack Aitken will have a run in George Russell’s car on the Friday morning of the Styrian GP at the Red Bull Ring.

Fisichella, Aitken turn first S5000 laps
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Fisichella, Aitken turn first S5000 laps

Giancarlo Fisichella and Jack Aitken have turned their first laps in an S5000 car ahead of their respective debuts in this weekend's Australian Grand Prix support event.

Williams reserve driver Aitken joins Albert Park S5000 field

Williams reserve driver Jack Aitken will join a star-studded field for the S5000 support races at next week's Australian Grand Prix.

Aitken, Samaia make up Campos' F2 line-up

Williams Formula 1 reserve driver Jack Aitken has re-signed with Formula 2 team Campos Racing for 2020, and will be joined by rookie Guilherme Samaia.

Aitken gets Williams reserve role, FP1 run

Jack Aitken has joined Williams as its official reserve driver, and will get a run in a Formula 1 free practice session this year.

Aitken steps down from Renault F1 test role

Jack Aitken has parted ways with the Renault Formula 1 team after a long-term association with the manufacturer.

Aitken moves to Campos for 2019 F2 season

Renault Formula 1 junior driver Jack Aitken will switch to Campos Racing for the 2019 Formula 2 season, after leaving ART Grand Prix.

Hungary F2: Sette Camara beats Aitken to maiden pole

Carlin driver Sergio Sette Camara took a stunning maiden Formula 2 pole in Hungary, denying Renault Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken by 0.030s late in the session.

F2 clutch and engine fixes get teams' approval

Teams have begun testing the updated Formula 2 car, after the series updated the machine's clutch and electronics in a bid to fix reliability and starting issues.

ART drivers blame limiter fault for pitlane speeding

ART Grand Prix drivers George Russell and Jack Aitken believe a limiter fault was to blame for them breaking the pitlane speed limit in Formula 2 at Silverstone last weekend.

F2 car issues "unacceptable", "unbelievable" - Aitken

Jack Aitken has labelled the reliability issues in Formula 2 as ‘unacceptable’, ‘unsafe’ and ‘unbelievable’, as the Renault Formula 1 junior fell further back in the title race in Monaco.

Barcelona F2: Aitken scores maiden win in sprint race

Renault F1 junior Jack Aitken took his first Formula 2 victory in the Barcelona sprint race after surviving a safety car and three VSC restarts.

Clutch issue now a safety concern, say F2 drivers

Several Formula 2 drivers have said the clutch of the championship's new car is making race starts dangerous following last weekend's Baku round.

Motorsport.com predicts the 2018 F2 season

It may have bid a fond farewell to the trusty GP2/11 in favour of the new halo-shod Dallara F2 2018 car, but there's little indication Formula 2 will be all that different in the second year since its rebranding.

Aitken relishing second chance to beat Russell in F2

Renault Formula 1 reserve driver Jack Aitken says he is relishing a second chance to beat former GP3 title rival George Russell in Formula 2 this year.

Mercedes reserve Russell tops final day of Paul Ricard F2 test

Mercedes Formula 1 reserve George Russell set the fastest time on the final day of the opening pre-season Formula 2 test at Paul Ricard, ahead of his teammate Jack Aitken.

Renault says Aitken deserves backing despite no GP3 title

Renault Formula 1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul says Jack Aitken deserves to continue receiving the manufacturer's backing despite missing out on the GP3 title in 2017.

Aitken joins ART in F2, retains Renault backing

GP3 runner-up Jack Aitken will step up to Formula 2 with ART Grand Prix, headlining a seven-man Renault Academy line-up for 2018.

Motorsport.com's Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? Motorsport.com selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

Jerez GP3: Fukuzumi wins, Russell beats Aitken to second

Nirei Fukuzumi led from lights-to-flag to beat his ART Grand Prix teammates George Russell and Jack Aitken to the GP3 feature race win at Jerez.

Aitken wants cancelled Monza GP3 race rescheduled

GP3 title contender Jack Aitken hopes the cancelled Monza sprint race can be held at the penultimate round of the season at Jerez.

Spa GP3: Russell beats ART teammates in Saturday race

Mercedes Formula 1 junior driver George Russell headed another ART Grand Prix GP3 1-2-3 as he beat Jack Aitken and Nirei Fukuzumi in the first race at Spa.

GP3 title fight now "a level playing field"

GP3 title rivals and ART Grand Prix teammates George Russell and Jack Aitken reckon the championship fight between the French squad’s drivers has levelled out at the season’s halfway point.

Hungary GP3: Aitken takes dominant win as Russell breaks down

Jack Aitken took his first GP3 win of the season in the main race at the Hungaroring, as championship leader George Russell broke down on the formation lap.

Hungary GP3: Aitken leads ART 1-2-3 in qualifying

Renault junior Jack Aitken scored his second GP3 pole position of the season at the Hungaroring in a session that was dominated by his team ART.

Red Bull Ring GP3: Russell wins, leads all-ART top four

Mercedes junior George Russell scored his maiden GP3 victory in the opening race of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring, holding off teammate Jack Aitken to lead an all-ART Grand Prix top four.

Barcelona GP3: Fukuzumi wins opener after Aitken failure

Honda Formula 1 junior Nirei Fukuzumi won the opening race of the 2017 GP3 season for ART Grand Prix after mechanical troubles ended the challenge of his teammate Jack Aitken.

Barcelona GP3: Renault's Aitken takes pole for season opener

Renault Formula 1 academy driver Jack Aitken took the first pole of the 2017 GP3 season after surging to the top of the times late on in qualifying at Barcelona.

Aitken "quick enough to win at every round" in GP3

Renault junior Jack Aitken says he expects to be able to win at every round of the 2017 GP3 season, as he reckons he is quick enough to constantly fight at the top.

GP3 preview: Can anyone break up an all-ART title fight?

The 2017 GP3 season begins this weekend in Barcelona, and while the grid has shrunk over the winter, the quality of drivers remains just as high. David Gruz examines this year's contenders.

GP3 DRS restricted to fixed number of uses per race

The use of GP3’s new-for-2017 Drag Reduction System (DRS) will be restricted to a limited number of uses in each race.

Pulcini and Aitken joint-quickest as GP3 testing concludes

Arden's Leonardo Pulcini and ART's Jack Aitken set identical times to top the final day of GP3 pre-season testing in Valencia.

Renault's Aitken tops rainy second GP3 test day

ART driver Jack Aitken was fastest on Day 2 of GP3 pre-season testing at Estoril, leading his teammates Nirei Fukuzumi and George Russell.

Aitken leads 2017 Renault Sport Academy line-up

Renault has announced its line-up of Academy drivers for 2017, with Jack Aitken and Sun Yue Yang being joined by Formula 4 stars Max Fewtrell and Jarno Opmeer.

The Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016, Part 2

Motorsport.com's countdown of the Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016 continues, as we reveal our 10 standout performers of the year.

F3 and Formula Renault frontrunners headline GP3 test entry list

The GP3 Series has unveiled the entry list for the first day of its post-season test at the Yas Marina Circuit.

Abu Dhabi GP3: Hughes controls final race of the season

Jake Hughes clinched a dominant victory in the final race of the GP3 season at Abu Dhabi, the DAMS driver grabbing the lead at the first corner and remaining out of reach thereafter.

Aitken to make F3.5 debut at Jerez

Renault academy driver Jack Aitken will compete in the final two rounds of the Formula V8 3.5 series with RP Motorsport, it has been announced.

Monza GP3: Dennis takes maiden win in action-packed race

Jake Dennis powered through to a maiden GP3 victory at Monza, as teammate Jack Aitken made it an Arden 1-2.

Monza GP3: Leclerc denies Arden 1-2 with late flyer

Ferrari junior Charles Leclerc was quickest in the GP3 qualifying at Monza, beating Arden duo Jake Dennis and Jack Aitken to the spot.

Aitken says Renault backing gives him edge over GP3 rivals

GP3 driver Jack Aitken reckons being part of Renault Sport Academy gives him an edge over his rivals, while also admitting that eight F1-affiliated drivers in the field make it one of the most competitive ever.

Fuoco sweeps Day 2 of Estoril test

Ferrari protege Antonio Fuoco set the pace on the second day of GP3 pre-season testing at Estoril, topping both sessions.

Aitken to make GP3 switch with Arden

Formula Renault champion Jack Aitken will join the ranks of the GP3 Series in 2016, having signed with Arden International.

Fuoco and Aitken lead on Day 2 of Abu Dhabi test

Antonio Fuoco and Jack Aitken set the pace in the two respective sessions of the second day of GP3's post-season test at Yas Marina.

Leclerc quickest on Day 1 of Abu Dhabi test

GP3 newcomer Charles Leclerc set the fastest time on Day 1 of the series' post-season test at Yas Marina.

Dillmann sweeps Day 2 of Aragon test for AVF

French driver Tom Dillmann headed the timesheets on Day 2 of the Formula 3.5 post-season test at Aragon, topping both sessions.

Red Bull junior Ilott headlines entry list for F3.5 Aragon test

British youngster Callum Ilott and newly-crowned Euroformula Open champion Vitor Baptista are among the drivers who will get a shot in Formula 3.5 machinery as testing resumes at Aragon.

Eurocup champion Aitken considering F3.5, GP3 for 2016

Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 champion Jack Aitken could be on the move to Formula 3.5 V8 or GP3 in 2016, having confirmed he will test in both categories before the end of the year.

Russell and Kirchhofer headline entry list for FR3.5 Jerez test

Top Formula 3 rookie George Russell, GP3 title contender Marvin Kirchhofer and Eurocup FR2.0 champion Jack Aitken are among the names on the entry list for the post-season Formula Renault 3.5 test at Jerez.

Double pole and a podium for Daruvala

Force India protege Jehan Daruvala competed in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps series where the Indian clinched double pole along with a podium finish in race one.

GP3 testing ends with Ghiotto fastest

Ferrari Academy driver Fuoco topped morning practice at Yas Marina.

One giant leap

The next batch of Formula One greats may not come from GP2 and GP3, but from the World Series by Renault feeder series.