Summarize

Jordan Pepper is a young up and coming professional South African racing driver who is competes for the factory Bentley Team Abt Squad in the 2016 ADAC GT Masters championship. 

From a very young age Jordan has had one major goal in life and that is to become a Professional Racing Driver and compete at the highest level possible. He has dedicated his life to achieving this goal and has achieved highly in every discipline he has raced in. 

He started Racing at the tender age of 4 in Karting in his home country South Africa and raced karts from 2000 until 2011, always fighting at the highest level. His Greatest achievement was 5th in Junior Rok at Rok World Finals in Lonato Italy, alongside all his Achievements back home in South Africa. 

In 2012 Jordan Switched to Cars at the tender age of 15, Finishing 3rd in VW Polo Cup South Africa and winning the rookie championship in his maiden year in South Africa’s Toughest 1 make Championship. He Moved on to the European Scirocco R-Cup for 2013 and 2014, which was a support series to the DTM, where he finished third in 2013, winning the Junior Championship and in 2014 he went 2 better and to take the overall title, claiming 7 pole positions, six wins and nine podiums in ten races with the other result being a fifth. 

In 2015 Jordan took the step up into GT racing, Driving for C.Abt Racing in a Audi R8 LMS Ultra competing in the highly competitive ADAC GT Masters Championship, where he Scored 3 podiums and claimed a race win. Jordan was one of ten Drivers from around the world to be a part of the exclusive 2014/2015 FIA Young Driver Excellence Academy for headed up by ex F1 and LMP1 Driver Alex Wurz and Ex Rally World Champion Navigator, Robert Reed. 

Jordan is highly passionate about motorsport and has dedicated his life to the sport. He remains determined and dedicated to achieve at the highest level possible and is always willing to learn and take advice from the people around him within the sport. 


About Jordan

Racing Ambition:  To race in the DTM or WEC, However my main goal is to race professionally for a long period of time. 

Born:  31 July 1996 - Johannesburg South Africa 

Lives: April to October- Kempten, Germany; November to March - Midrand South Africa 

Age: 20

Weight/Height: 78kg 179cm 

School: Cornwall Hill College, Pretoria South Africa 

Interests: Golf, WakeBoarding, Jetskiing , MX, Cycling , RC planes 

Dream Car: Ferrari F40 

Race hero: Kimi Raikkonen 

Hero:  My Father 

Favourite Food: Steak with a Massive salad. 

Favourite Drink: Coke 

Favourite Movie: Deep House, 

Favourite Movie: Any Action Vlick, Fast and Furious 7, Italian Job, Driven 


Jordan Pepper - race CV

2000- 3rd National Challenge Championship, Cadet Karting 

2002- 1st Cadet Karting Championship 

2003/2004- GP Junior Karting  

2005- Top 6 National GP Junior Karting Championship, Winning Final Round 

2007- 4th Mini Max National Karting Championship 

2008- 8th J Junior  Rok National Karting Championship , 8th Mini Rok World Finals 

2009- 5th  Junior Rok National Karting Championship 

2010- 3rd  Junior  Rok National Karting Championship, 5th  Junior  Rok World Finals. 

2011- Top 15 Rotax Junior Max Euro Karting Challenge 

2012- 3rd in VW Polo Cup South Africa, 

            Won Polo Cup Rookie Championship 

2013- 3rd in Scirocco R Cup, 

            Won Scirocco R Cup Junior Championship 

            Received South African National Colours 

2014- Won Scirocco R Cup, 7 Poles, 6 Wins, 9 Podiums, 10 Races 

           African Selection FIA institute Young Driver excellence Academy Winner 

           Member of 2014/2015 FIA institute Young Driver excellence Academy 

2015- 12th ADAC GT Masters in AUDI R8 LMS Ultra with C.Abt Racing 

            Member of 2014/2015 FIA institute Young Driver excellence Academy 

2016- Driver for factory Bentley Team Abt in ADAC GT Masters. 

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