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James Cole - Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher
#20 Ford Focus RS NGTC

James Cole

Name: James Cole
From: Liverpool
Date of birth: 16th August 1988
Competing in: Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

Team Name: Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher

Driving: Ford Focus RS NGTC

Driver Number: 20

Sponsors: CMP Entertainment

James' racing career began in 2007 where he contested and went on to win the regional BRSCC North West Formula Ford championship, before moving onto the main championship in 2008 – finishing tenth.

James went on to win the British Formula Ford championship title in 2009 and was nominated for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award. Graduating to British Formula 3 and then Formula 2, the Liverpool-based driver made his tin-top debut with Team Hard in the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, before moving to the United Autosports squad in 2014.

James Cole returns to the Motorbase fold as part of the Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher BTCC line-up after last racing with the team during its part-season campaign in 2015. James has spent the last two seasons as part of the Subaru-manufacturer squad where he took his maiden BTCC pole position and race win at Rockingham last season.