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|Born||15 January 1996|
|Current team||Ángel Nieto Team|
Jake Dixon (born 15 January 1996) is an English solo motorcycle racer who competed in the 2017 and 2018 British Superbike Championship.
For 2019 he signed to ride for the Spanish Ángel Nieto Team, previously known as Aspar team, in the 2019 Moto2 World Championship with Andorran team-mate Xavi Cardelús, aboard machinery using 765 cc Triumph controlled engines new to the series, and KTM chassis.
At 12 years of age Dixon was competing in the Southern Supermoto Championship before advancing to the Aprilia Superteens Championship in 2010.
In his first year competing on tarmac Dixon came 3rd in the Aprilia 125cc Superteens Championship. The winner that year was Chrissy Rouse, later competing against Dixon in the 2018 British Superbike Championship.
Dixon advanced up to the Aprilia RRV450 Challenge Championship racing Aprilia's twin cylinder four-stroke machine. Once again he was 3rd in the Championship that year.
At 16 years of age Dixon advanced to the British National Superstock 600 cc Championship one of the support classes in the British Superbike Championship. He acquitted himself well on the Shaun Rose prepared Moto Breakers Yamaha R6 finishing 4th in the Championship. If he had not crashed going over the mountain at Cadwell Park injuring his wrist he could have finished higher than 4th.
Dixon contested the year with a new team and a new championship. He moved up to the Supersport 600 Championship riding for Craig Fitzpatrick's CF Motorsport team on a Yamaha R6. After six rounds he crashed heavily at Oulton Park and broke his scaphoid bone. This ended his season; he finished 16th in the championship.
Staying in the Supersport 600 Championship Dixon rode for the Appleyard/Macadam/Doodson team again on a Yamaha R6. He finished the season in 8th position.
Dixon joined the Smith's team riding a three-cylinder Triumph 675 and achieved 3rd place in the Supersport 600 Championship.
Dixon teamed up with Dave Tyson's Tsingtao MV Agusta team for the season but things did not work out and he was offered an alternative ride half way through the year in the Premier Class British Superbikes with Lee Hardy's Briggs Equipment BMW S1000RR. After five rounds his brakes failed at Oulton Park resulting in a broken hip which ended his season.
He won both round-four races of the 2017 British Superbike Championship at Knockhill Racing Circuit. He finished 6th in the 2017 British Superbike Championship and was the youngest ever rider to make the final showdown which is made up from the top six riders. Dixon announced that he would stay with the Lee Hardy Racing/RAF Regular & Reserves Team in 2018, on a Kawasaki ZX10R 1000 cc machine in the 2018 British Superbike Championship.
2018 BSB results
This list (which may have dates, numbers, etc.) may be better in a sortable table format. (November 2018)
- Round 1 Donington Park. Race 1 - 11th. Race 2 - 12th
- Round 2 Brands Hatch Short Circuit. Race 1 - 6th. Race 2 - DNF
- Round 3 Oulton Park. Race 1 - 2nd. Race 2 - 3rd
- Round 4 Snetterton. Race 1 - 3rd. Race 2 - 2nd
- Round 5 Knockhill. Race 1 - 1st. Race 2 - 2nd
- Round 6 Brands Hatch GP Circuit. Race 1 - 4th. Race 2 - 4th
- Round 7 Thruxton. Race 1 - 2nd. Race 2 - 3rd
- Round 8 Cadwell Park. Race 1 - 3rd. Race 2 - 3rd
- Round 9 Silverstone. Race 1 - 5th. Race 2 - DNF
- Round 10 Oulton Park. Race 1 - 1st. Race 2 - 1st
- Round 11 Assen Holland. Race 1 - 2nd. Race 2 - DNF
- Round 12 Brands Hatch GP Circuit. Race 1 - 2nd. Race 2 - DNF. Race 3 - 3rd.
Moto2 and WSBK
Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing
|2017||Moto2||Suter||Dynavolt Intact GP||1||0||0||0||0||0||NC|
|2019||Moto2||KTM||Sama Qatar Ángel Nieto Team||7||0||0||0||0||4*||26th*|
* Season still in progress.
Races by year
* Season still in progress.
- Ángel Nieto Team (English homepage), Retrieved 3 May 2019
- Cardelus signs as Dixon's team-mate at Angel Nieto Team Crash.net, 10 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018
- Triumph era right time for Moto2 switch - Jake Dixon Motorsport Week, 1 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018
- Aspar to return to Moto2 in 2019 Motorsport Week, 13 August 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018
- Rouse has Wright stuff, says Halsall team boss Bikesport News, 24 July 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018
- "British Superbike Championship: Jake Dixon dominates at Knockhill". 19 June 2017.
- "BSB: Dixon to stick with RAF Kawasaki for 2018".
- Silverstone, David Miller at. "MotoGP Silverstone: 'I can be at the front of this class' - Dixon". Bikesport News.
- Clay, Barry. "RAF Regular and Reserves rider Jake Dixon claims first World Championship points".
- Jake Dixon ready for the challenge in Moto2 MotoGP.com, Retrieved 3 May 2019
- Complog Performance Retrieved 3 May 2019