About Jake

Name: Jake Jones
Nickname: DriftSquid
Age: 28
Place of Birth: South Australia
Residence: Barossa valley, SA

What do you eat for breakfast? Java Hut – The best breakfast in town!
If you could be an animal, what would you be? Hippo
Car: BMW E92 M3
Tyres: AD-08R Advans (Fronts -225/40/18) (Rears – 265/35/18)
Wheels: 18″ ADVAN RG Rims
Suspension: MCA Red Series Suspension
Helmet: Custom
Drive train: HGT Precision 5 speed sequential
Engine: RB28DET Built by PowerTune Australia
Cooling: FENIX Performance from NZ. Radiator, Intercooler and oil cooler
Exhaust: PowerTune Ads Spec 3.5 Inch straight through
Paint: BMW M3 White
Interior: Custom Solid Engineering Roll cage, Custom cluster with C127 Motec Display
What does being side ways mean to you? It’s simply my lifestyle, the ultimate adrenaline rush.

Achievements

2017

• 1ST – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• 1ST  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• 4TH  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 2 (Qualified 1st) (ZIC)

2016

• 6th – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• DNF – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 2 (ZIC)
• DNF – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 3 (ZIC)
• 4th  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• 5th  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 2 (ZIC)
• 5th  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 3 (ZIC)
• 5th  – Overall RedBull China Drift series Championship

2015

• 1ST – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• 2nd – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 2 (ZIC)
• 1st – RedBull China Gymkhana Series Round 3 (ZIC)
• 2nd  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 1 (ZIC)
• 4th  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 2 (ZIC)
• 5th  – RedBull China Drift Series Round 3 (ZIC)
• 1ST – G1 Drift series Round 1 (Mallala)
• G1 2015 State Champion

2014

• 1ST – RedBull China Drift Series Round 3 (ZIC)
• 2nd  – Overall RedBull China Drift series Championship
• 4th – G1 Drift Round 2 (Mallala)
• 9th – Forumla Drift Asia (WTAC)
• 9th – Redbull China Drift series Round 2 (ZIC)

2013

• 1ST – G1 EXTREME Drift Series Round 3 (With Perfect 100 Point Qualifying run)
• 5th  – World Time Attack Challenge (Tectaloy International Drift)
• 2nd  – G1 EXTREME Drift Series Round 2
• 5th – VICDRIFT Round 1

2012

• First ever Australian to Compete in the Japan D1GP series. Round 1 ODAIBA / TOKYO
More information is HERE
• Driving the TEAM ORANGE GDB WRX
• Qualified 21st at D1GP Round 1 Odiaba TOKYO JAPAN
• 2ND PLACE in Foreigners Competition D1GP

• 1ST PLACE in Stadium Drift Australia Final round ‘SA’

2011

• Drift Attack 2011 – 1ST PLACE
• D1NZ Series
• WTAC – Qualified 1st finished 9th
• G1 Round 2 – Qualified 1st finished 4th place
• G1 Round 3 – Qualified 4th Finished 2nd Place
• G1 Championship overall – 3rd place

2010

• G1 Round 1 DNF due to Mechanical failure
• Drift Super Cup qualified 2nd place but then Mechanical failure
• Went and competed in the D1NZ series for the 2010/2011 series

2009

• G1 Round 1 Qualified 9th and finished 4th place.
• G1 round 2 qualified 1st and finished 3rd place “team drift winners also”
• G1 Round 3 qualified 2nd and finished 1ST PLACE!
• VICDRIFT ROUND 1 finished 2nd place
• VICDRIFT ROUND 2 Finished 6th place
• VICDRIFT ROUND 3 Finished 6th place *team drift winners also*
• Finished 2nd place overall in the series
• National Drift Australia qualified 12th and finished 3rd place
• Drift Super Cup qualified 5th place and finished 18th