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Jacob Bolen 3

Jacob Bolen

#25 IGY6 Motorsports


Birthdate: September 25, 2004
Hometown: Sandwich, Illinois
Residence: Leland, Illinois
Instagram: @jacobbolenracing25
Facebook: @jacobbolenracing25


Indian Creek CBD 

Nationality:  Irish/German

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’9” / 130 lbs.

Education:  Currently High School Junior

Hobbies:  Racing, mechanics and fabrication (especially diesel trucks), operating heavy machinery

Favorite sport to watch: Racing

Favorite sports to play: Racing

Interesting note:  I have been working to earn money from age 8, starting with mowing and working my way into the family tree business, gaining confidence and skill in operating heavy machinery. I also work to pay my way in racing, as well as making my own phone and vehicle payments.

Training preference: Physical conditioning (especially in working for the family tree business) and driving anything with a wheel (karting, sim racing, etc.)

City race ties: Road America. I have been go-karting there since age 11

Charities:  Save 22 and St. Jude's

Favorite food: Seafood

Guilty food pleasure:  Cheesecake 

Best meal you can cook by yourself: Grilled bratwurst

Bucket list:  To visit the most beautiful beaches in the world; skydiving 

The one person I would most like to meet and why: Donald J. Trump because he is a very successful businessman and the best president

Racing goal:  To move up the racing ladder 

Racing hero:  Ken Miles

Career results:


  • Karting


  • Karting and some F4 testing with Alliance Racing


  • Attended the Lucas Oil School of Racing and participated in the Lucas Oil Scholarship Shootout


  • Karting highlights include three consecutive Concept Haulers Motor Speedway Junior Track Championships; winning the 2018 Rock Island (Ill.) Grand Prix in Ignite Juniors; second place in the 2017 Midwest Karting Challenge; two runnerup finishes in the Cup Karts of North America series; and posting fastest lap in the 2017 Rock Island Grand Prix in the Junior class.