Jacob Abel
USA

Jacob  Abel

Abel Motorsports |

2024 INDY NXT by Firestone - Default Livery

HOBBIES: I grew up playing lacrosse and played for eight years before I had to make a choice between that and racing. We visit the lake frequently and go wakeboarding a good amount.

RACETRACK TIES: Mid Ohio, where I did my first driving school (I am now an instructor at that same school), and Road America, where I saw my first ever car race when my dad raced there in a vintage event.

RACING GOAL: To get a steady career as a driver in any form of motorsport

RACING HERO: Bill Abel

ONE PERSON I WOULD HAVE MOST LIKED TO MEET: My grandfather, who died before I was born

FITNESS: Weight training, Iron Neck, running

FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: College basketball

FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Lacrosse and basketball

TALENT I WISH I HAD: I wish I could do a flip.

FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Scottsdale, AZ, and Glen Arbor, MI

BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Visit Thailand and study abroad

UNUSUAL ROUTINES OR HABITS: Getting into the car from the left side

PET PEEVES OR FEARS: People who chew with their mouth open and cars that ride in the left lane

INTERESTING NOTE: I'm relatively new to racing; my first kart race was only four years ago. I drive for a family team run by my dad.

STATS

Current Standing
Current
Standing
1
Season Race Wins
Race
Wins
0
Season Poles
Poles
0
Season Championship Points
Points
0
Season Top 5 Finishes
Top 5s
0
Season Top 10 Finishes
Top 10s
0

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TEAM INFO

ABEL Motorsports, including team principal Bill Abel, has been competing since 1972. ABEL Motorsports is now on to the third generation with Jacob Abel being the flagship driver for the team.

ABEL Motorsports has competed in multiple open-wheel developmental series since 2017, winning the inaugural F3 Americas championship in 2018 with driver Kyle Kirkwood.

Now based in Speedway, Indiana, just minutes from Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ABEL Motorsports competes full time in INDY NXT by Firestone. The team also made its first appearance in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with driver RC Enerson in the 2023 Indianapolis 500.