Jonathan Kennard

Jonathan Kennard (born 26 June 1985 in Tunbridge Wells, England) is a British Professional racing driver. He has won 2 series titles, Formula Palmer Audi in 2004 and the FPA Winter Trophy the previous year in 2003.

Jonathan Kennard
NationalityBritish
Born (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 35)
Tunbridge Wells, England
FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season2020
Current teamIDEC Sport
Car number17
Starts1
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish11th in LMP2 in 2020
Previous series
2020
2016-19
2017-18
2011
2010
2009
200507
2003–04
2003
2003
2002
FIA World Endurance Championship
Masters Historic Racing
Radical European Masters
FIA GT1 World Championship
European Le Mans Series
International Formula Master
British F3
Formula Palmer Audi
FR2.0 UK Winter Series
FPA Autumn Trophy
T Cars
Championship titles
2004
2003
Formula Palmer Audi
FPA Winter Trophy
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2010 2020
TeamsKruse Schiller Motorsport (KSM), IDEC Sport
Best finish26th, 15th
Class wins0

He was also a test driver for the WilliamsF1 team in 2009.

He is race winner in both the National class (2005) and Championship class (2007) of British Formula Three. He also ran at the Zolder F3 Masters in 2007 and the Macau Grand Prix in 2007.

In 2009 he raced in the Superleague Formula for A.S. Roma in the 2009 season.[1] He returned to the series driving for CR Flamengo at the Monza round of the series while Enrique Bernoldi was on FIA GT duty.

In 2010 he raced in the Le Mans Series for the Kruse Schiller Motorsport Team in the LMP2 Class using a Lola Judd. He also finished the Le Mans 24hrs on his first attempt with the same team.

He was the FIA Formula Two Test Driver from 2010 to 2012.

From 2016 to present, he races in Historic Formula One and Endurance Racing Legends in Le Mans Prototypes. Most recently in 2019, he secured pole position for the Silverstone Classic in a Pescarolo LMP1 and dominated the race weekend taking two wins.

In 2020 he raced in the Le Mans 24hrs in the LMP2 Class driving an Oreca 07 for IDEC Sport, finishing 11th in class and 15th overall.

Motorsports Career resultsEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2002 T Cars ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 6th
2003 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series Manor Motorsport ? ? ? ? ? 0 NC
Formula Palmer Audi Autumn Trophy ? 4 2 3 ? 4 86 1st
Formula Palmer Audi ? 12 1 1 ? 4 139 6th
2004 Formula Palmer Audi ? 12 4 10 ? 9 224 1st
2005 British F3 National Class Alan Docking Racing 22 1 0 2 10 233 3rd
2006 British F3 Championship Alan Docking Racing 22 0 0 0 0 36 12th
Macau Grand Prix Alan Docking Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 16th
2007 British F3 Championship Räikkönen Robertson Racing 22 1 2 3 5 130 6th
Macau Grand Prix Räikkönen Robertson Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
Masters of Formula 3 Räikkönen Robertson Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 20th
2008 Formula One WilliamsF1 Test Driver
2009 Superleague Formula A.S. Roma 6 0 0 0 0 211† 13th†
CR Flamengo 2 0 0 0 0 191† 16th†
International Formula Master Team JVA 2 0 0 0 0 4 14th
2010 European Le Mans Series Kruse Schiller Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 17 13th
Le Mans 24hrs Kruse Schiller Motorsport 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 10th
FIA Formula Two F2 Test Driver
2011 FIA GT1 World Championship DKR www.discount.de 6 0 0 0 0 0 N/A
FIA Formula Two F2 Test Driver
2012 FIA Formula Two F2 Test Driver
2016 FIA Masters Historic Sportscar Championship WDK 1 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A
2017 Masters Historic F1 Scuderia Classiche 2 0 1 2 2 N/A N/A
Radical European Masters Radical 3 3 1 3 3 N/A N/A
Spa Historic 6 Hrs O C Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A
Masters Endurance Legends WDK 1 0 0 1 1 N/A N/A
2018 Spa Historic 6 Hrs O C Racing 1 0 0 0 1 N/A N/A
Radical European Masters Radical 6 1 0 0 1 140 6th
2019 Masters Endurance Legends CGA 2 2 1 0 2 18 5th
2020 FIA World Endurance Championship IDEC Sport 1 0 0 0 0 0 11th


† – Team standings.

Superleague FormulaEdit

(Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Operator 1 2 3 4 5 6 Position Points
2009 A.S. Roma Azerti Motorsport MAG ZOL DON 13th 211
15 14 11 5 7 10
CR Flamengo EST MOZ JAR 16th 191
17 18

2009 Super Final resultsEdit

  • Super Final results in 2009 did not count for points towards the main championship.
Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6
2009 A.S. Roma
Azerti Motorsport
MAG
DNQ
ZOL
N/A
DON
DNQ
EST MOZ JAR
CR Flamengo
Azerti Motorsport
MAG ZOL DON EST MOZ
N/A
JAR

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2010   Kruse Schiller Motorsport   Jean de Pourtales
  Hideki Noda
Lola B07/40-Judd LMP2 291 26th 10th
2020   IDEC Sport   Patrick Pilet
  Kyle Tilley
Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 363 15th 11th

Complete GT1 World Championship resultsEdit

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pos Points
2011 DKR www-discount.de Lamborghini ABU
QR
ABU
CR
ZOL
QR
ZOL
CR
ALG
QR
ALG
CR
SAC
QR
SAC
CR
SIL
QR
SIL
CR
NAV
QR
NAV
CR
PRI
QR
PRI
CR
ORD
QR

14
ORD
CR

13
BEI
QR

Ret
BEI
CR

Ret
SAN
QR

13
SAN
CR

Ret
40th 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (23 June 2009). "Kennard lands AS Roma seat". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 9 July 2009.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ryan Lewis
Formula Palmer Audi
Champion

2004
Succeeded by
Joe Tandy