Hailing from Naas, Ireland but now based in the USA, James has enjoyed success in every series he has competed in.
One of Ireland’s top young drivers, James has leveled up to race with Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT by Firestone series as he climbs his way to his dream of racing in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
James Roe captured his first Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires win at the season finale Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Delivering a remarkable drive in the 25-lap race that saw him pull off bold passes under wet conditions to get to the lead and earn an impressive maiden victory in the competitive Road to Indy series.
Roe previously won the F2000 Vice Championship and Rookie of the Year honors after a season of fantastic results including three wins and seven podiums at six different tracks. He also competed with the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship series at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway finishing fifth in Race 2 of the Indianapolis Grand Prix, the highest finishing rookie of the race.
Before coming to the U.S.A., Roe enjoyed an excellent single seater career as a consistent frontrunner achieving lap records, wins, and podium finishes in the Ginetta Junior and Formula Ford 1600 series in Europe.
In 2022 Roe continued his success with a string of great performances behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo. Capturing a podium and a class victory in the Italian GT Endurance series.