Jonathan Pooley


Based in Cambridgeshire, Jonathan races a Pooley Motorsport prepared side engined Vauxhall powered car. One of the three members of the Pooley family currently racing, Jonathan has raced with the club since 2002 and in that time has won the World Championship 8 times, the points title 7 times as well as taking the honours in the European Championship 5 times. As well as racing in England, Jonathan has also competed in South Africa, Holland, Ireland and Scotland.

Before joining the Grand Prix Midgets Jonathan began his career racing in junior rods at the age of 12 at Alwalton Raceway, Peterborough. Using an 1100cc mini, winning various championships in England and also raced in Holland. After leaving the Junior Rods Jonathan moved onto stock rods, winning best newcomer and becoming a red grade driver Jonathan is the current club Chairman and gives a lot of his time to support the formula, believing that it truly is the best formula to race in.

Jonathan would like to thank his mum and dad for supporting his racing career from such a young age as well as his brother Daniel for building the teams cars in more recent years. A special thankyou to his two amazing sons, Rex & Max. Since becoming a father in 2015, his racing career and budget has taken a back seat however there is nothing his sons love more than going racing and watching dad out on track. Even if they does get upset if he doesn't win. A big thankyou to his wife Laura. Who understands the passion for racing and encourages Jonathan to do so. Finally thanks go out to Jonathan's sponsors Mass Racing, C.S Ellis and Stuart Woods Engineering.