90 Seconds with  Jonny Kane 

Jonny made the move from karting to single seaters in 1991, and became champion in Irish Formula Ford, European Formula Ford & Formula Vauxhall over the next 4 years, culminating in winning the McLaren Autosport Young Driver of the Year Award in 1995.

 

He won the British F3 Championship in 1997, before moving to racing in America and being awarded the Indy Lights Rookie of the Year in 1999. Jonny became Arrows Formula 1 test driver in 2001 as well as making his debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours, kick starting his career in sportscars, at which he has competed a total of 12 times.

What would you be if not a racing driver?

I'd like to have been a master carpenter.

Do you have any pre-race superstitions?

 

Put my left boot and glove on first.

 

What is your favourite racing circuit?

 

Spa Francorchamps and Le Mans

 

Who do you admire the most?

 

David Attenborough.

 

Favourite food?

 

Indian Curry and Rice.

 

Which other series would you like to race in?

 

I'm in it!!  The FIA WEC

 

What road car do you drive?

BMW 1 Series

Most memorable racing moment?

 

Winning in LMP2 at Le Mans 2010

 

Do you have any tattoo's, if so what and where (be honest!)?

 

None