A stalwart of the Australian motor racing community and one of the countries highest credentialed drivers Jason holds experience in a number of motor racing categories in Australia and around the world. One of only eight Australians holding an FIA Platinum license his career to date has spanned three decades.
Despite having spent most of his career in Supercars Jason has a wealth of experience in a number of different categories including Indy and Champ car racing with a drive in the 2018 Toyota 86 series. After beginning his career as an avid go-karter Jason made a move to race open-wheelers, a path that would see him claim the 1995 Australian Formula Ford and 1997 Australian Formula Holden Championships and put him in good stead ahead of a move to race open wheelers in the United States. After competing with Alan Jones at Sandown and Bathurst in 1997, Jason made his full-time Supercars debut at Symmons Plains in 1998 with Stone Brothers Racing, going on to claim the Bathurst 1000 crown alongside Steven Richards in the same year.
Jason has taken part in sportscar racing at some of the world’s most respected tracks including Le Mans, Sebring and the famed Mount Panorama. Having played an important role at a number of well-known teams including Stone Brothers Racing, the Holden Racing Team, Team Brock/PWR Racing and the team formerly known as Ford Performance Racing/Prodrive and now Tickford. In 2005 he established Britek Motorsport and would go on to take the seat in his own team for the 2007 season after departing Ford Performance Racing before moving to BJR in 2010. Whilst at BJR he recorded the teams first and second race wins.
Jason is the inaugural winner of the coveted Jason Richards Memorial Trophy, taking home the trophy at a highly emotional 2013 Auckland SuperSprint. In 2015 he became the fourth Supercars driver to reach the milestone of 500 races, after leaving BJR at the end of the 2016 season Jason returned to Prodrive and finished up his full time racing career driving the #56 Mega Fuels FG-X entry for the 2017 season.
Having retired from full time Supercars racing Jason has transitioned into a mentorship and race engineering role. Whilst also racing in the first TCR Australia championship taking out the inaugural race win in his Volkswagen Golf.