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Jacob Abel

Jacob Abel

#51 Abel Motorsports


Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Residence: Louisville, Kentucky
Twitter: @JacobAbelRacing
Instagram: @Jacobabel
YouTube: Jacob Abel
Facebook: Jacob Abel Racing
Team Website: AbelMotorsports.com




Abel Construction/Bell Helmets

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’10” / 150 lbs.

Education: High school

Favorite sports to watch: College basketball - University of Louisville!

Bucket List: To study abroad

Pet peeves: People who chew with their mouths open and cars that ride in the left lane

Driver training preferences: Weight training, iron neck and running

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could do a flip

An interesting note about me: I'm very new to racing, only having done my first karting event four years ago. Now I am part of a family team run by my dad.

Racing goal: To have a steady career as a driver in any form of motorsport

Racing hero: My dad, Bill Abel

Career results:


  • Competed in five Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races, with a best finish of 10th at Road America
  • Competed in the F3 Americas series with Abel Motorsports, scoring multiple podium finishes and helped to win the team championship. Also competed in a partial F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda season


  • Competed in two Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races
  • Competed in the F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda scoring multiple top 10 finishes


  • Raced in multiple national Karting races in SKUSA, USPKS, and WKA
  • Completed the Racing School at Mid Ohio
  • Drove a formula car for the first time at Homestead Miami Speedway


  • Began racing go karts at New Castle Motorsports Park and quickly jumped into national level races competing in USPKS and WKA.