Davison earned his first Firestone Indy Lights victory in 2008 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He also earned his first pole last season at Nashville Superspeedway.
Davison has previous driving experience and success in the Star Mazda, Champ Car Atlantic, Formula BMW USA, and Victorian Formula Ford Series.
James is a native Australian whose family name is prominent in Australian motorsport, much like how Andretti, Unser, Foyt is regarded in the United States. His grandfather Lex Davison won the Australian Grand Prix four times, while his father Jon raced Formula 5000, and his cousins Alex and Will race V8 Supercars.
Enjoys snowboarding, fitness training and computers.