As a Melbourne Based Race driver James Allen has racing in Europe fulltime in his sights.
Since an early age James was focused on competing in prototypes at Le Mans. He started karting at age 13 and after just two and a half years in karts he secured an Australian National Title.
The following year he competed in the Formula BMW Talent Cup, securing a podium third at the final in Germany and finishing sixth overall.
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James Allen wins at Spa
An exciting 4-hour encounter on the 7km Spa-Francorchamps circuit saw plenty of race action, with incidents causing two safety car periods and three Full Course Yellows. At the end of the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps it was the no40 Graff Oreca-Gibson of Gustavo Yacaman, James Allen and Richard Bradley which secured the team's first ELMS win.
Bradley took the chequered flag just 0.6 seconds ahead of the no22 G-Drive Racing Oreca of Ryo Hirakawa after the British driver had to serve a drive through with one minute of the race remaining. He emerged from the pitlane just ahead of the Japanese driver and held on to win at the end of the lap.
The no9 AT Racing Ligier-Nissan took a debut LMP3 win for the team, with Alexander Talkanitsa Senior and Junior joining an exclusive club of winning in two different ELMS classes after their win in the LMGTE class in Imola in 2015. Father and son were joined on the Spa podium by their Danish teammate Mikkel Jensen.
The LMGTE class was won by the no51 Spirit of Race Ferrari, a debut victory for the all Italian line up of Giorgio Roda, Rino Mastronardi and Andrea Bertolini after an epic battle throughout the LMGTE field.View Article