James Roe

Racing ahead with James Roe

Topcon is proud to be a sponsor of Indy NXT driver James Roe.

We share a similar drive to work hard, push boundaries, and always stay one step ahead of the competition.

James Roe signs with Andretti Autosport

Topcon racer car driver James Roe has signed with Andretti Autosport to race in the 2023 Indy NXT series.

You bring the job. We’ll make it go smoothly.

Topcon asphalt paving solutions have delivered smooth pavement on highways, parking lots and runways around the world.

The race to resurface Silverstone

Lead contractor Tarmac, along with its industry leading road planing business, NRP, racetrack specialist Dromo and project partner Topcon Positioning Group, combined expertise with cutting-edge technology to ensure a smooth result at the UK’s premier racetrack

European motorsports journey with Monza race

He recently competed in two rounds of the Italian GT Endurance Championship, in addition to his IndyLights racing circuit presence in North America.

Knowledgeable on the Surface

Knowledgeable on the Surface If corporate sponsorships in motorsports racing today are any indication, interest in the sport is broadening . . . fast.

Multi-year extension announcement

Topcon Positioning Group has announced a multi-year extension of its partnership with professional racing car driver James Roe.

2019 Irish Young Racing Driver of the Year

Celebrated at the MIS Motorsport Champions of Irish Motorsport Awards ceremony, Roe was presented with one of the most prestigious honors in Irish motorsport, the Sexton Trophy, naming him the Irish Young Racing Driver of the Year.

The event celebrates the success of the most talented drivers in Irish motorsport.


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.


F2000 3 Wins
Formula 3 1 Wins
Indy Pro 2000 1 Win
Italian GT Endurance 1 Win


Formula 4 • 1 Podium
F2000 • 7 Podiums
Formula 3 • 1 Podium
Indy Pro 2000 • 1 Podium
Italian GT Endurance • 1 Podium

Fastest Laps

F2000 • 3 Fastest Laps

2023 Racing Program and Indy NXT Schedule

The Indy NXT by Firestone series is the third and final step on the Road to Indy. For general ticket purchases and to see where James is racing, take a look at the full Indy NXT series schedule below.

2023 James Roe Racing Program Information

For further information about the James Roe Racing Program, please contact Cedric Burkhardt
For dealer inquiries about the VIP Program, please contact Morgan Gillispie

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