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Jimmie Lockhart (R)

#48 VRD Racing


Birthdate: March 21, 2007
Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida
Residence: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Instagram: @Lockhart.jimmie
Facebook: Jimmie Lockhart Racing




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Nationality: British/American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’8” / 130 lbs.

Education: Currently in 10th Grade

Hobbies: Mountain biking, running, cycling, wake boarding and scuba diving

Favorite sports to watch: Formula 1

Local ties:  As a Florida resident, Sebring is very familiar to me

Guilty food pleasure: Whole cakes

An interesting note about me: I eat a  chocolate chip cookie before every race

Racing goal: To be champion of a top level in racing

Racing hero: Max Verstappen 

Career results:


  • Stepped away from racing due to funding issues, but continued training with the intention of coming back better than ever

  • Ran a limited schedule of X30 Senior karting in preparation for a full season of car racing in 2023


  • Began the season in an F4 car for the YACademy Winter Series, finishing fifth overall after three races at Homestead-Miami Speedway

  • Ran a limited schedule of X30 Senior karting, winning the first race of the season at AMR Homestead

  • Tested an F4 car at various tracks including Autobahn Country Club, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sebring and Atlanta Motorsports Par 


  • Competed in some X30 Junior karting events and tested an F4 car under Covid restrictions


  • Moved up to Junior level karting in both Ka100 Junior and X30 Junior, winning championships in both classes at the AMR Motorplex (Homestead)

  • Tested an F4 car for the first time with VRD at Homestead 


  • Continued racing around the U.S. and won a second championship at AMR Motorplex in the Tag Mini class


  • Started traveling all over the U.S. running national karting events in the Mini class, and winning the championship at AMR Motorplex


  • First time in a gas-powered go kart after running indoor series for a year