Home town: Macclesfield
Racing hero: Ayrton Senna
Hobbies and interests: Sim racing
Favourite sports: Motorsport
Biggest influence: Mike Epps
Motorsport career goal: Everyone wants to get to F1, but it would be great to be a full time paid racing driver, and to have racing as my full time job.
Random fact: I love KFC as a cheat meal!
Multiple F4 race-winner Joseph Loake steps up to the GB3 Championship with JHR Developments for the 2023 season.
The 18-year-old from Macclesfield joined JHR ahead of the 2021 season, having dominated the Fiesta Junior Championship, winning five of the final six races in the 2019 campaign and claiming eight wins from eight contests in 2020 as he became the series champion.
In his first season of single-seater competition, he scored three overall wins and had two further podium finishes in the F4 British Championship. He went even better in 2022, with four victories and five further podium finishes to his name, as well as taking part in the F4 UAE Championship, further boosting his knowledge and experience.
In addition to racing with the team, Joseph also assists with the team's new junior drivers in testing.
British F4 - fifth overall with four wins, nine podiums, two pole positions, four fastest laps
F4 UAE - selected races
British F4 - sixth overall with three wins, five podiums and three fastest laps
Fiesta Junior Championship - champion with eight wins from eight races
Fiesta Junior Championship - runner-up
Class 15 Junior Rotax - runner-up
Senior NatSKA Class 12 - fourth
NatSKA Class 11 - champion