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Opening lap despair for Sims at Circuit de la Sarthe

No. 311 Cadillac V-Series.R soldiers to the finish of centenary running of 24 Hours of Le Mans LE MANS, France (June 11, 2023) – The race was effectively over after one lap for Alexander Sims and the Whelen Engineering Cadillac team, following an incident at the exit of the Daytona Chicane.  Although Jack Aitken was able to nurse … Read more

LE MANS CENTENARY STARTS NOW

The 100th anniversary edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is fast approaching and with the traditional pomp, ceremony and spectacle of the race it’s a cool event to be a part of and I’m looking forward to it. In stark contrast to a Formula E or even IMSA event, Le Mans is one … Read more

Podium and points lead for Sims in Monterey

Successful weekend for Cadillac in California with a 1-3 finish MONTEREY, Calif. (May 14, 2023) – Alexander Sims drove the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac V-Series.R to third place in the MOTUL Course de Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday. Having started the race from fourth, Sims’ co-pilot Pipo Derani set a searing pace … Read more

Hard-fought Long Beach finish for Cadillac Racing

No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac V-Series.R places fifth on street circuit LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 15, 2023) — Starting seventh on the sole street circuit on the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar, the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac V-Series.R group decided an alternate strategy was in order to challenge for its second consecutive victory. … Read more

Cadillac Racing claims third win in row at Sebring

No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac V-Series.R prevails in race of attrition SEBRING, Fla. (March 18, 2023) — Sitting on the pit wall collecting his thoughts and barely holding back tears, Chris Mitchum personified the unpredictable nature of endurance racing. Moments earlier, the Action Express Racing director of operations watched the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac … Read more

Cadillac returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Three Cadillac V-Series.R cars to compete in Hypercar class for overall victory DETROIT (Feb. 27, 2023) – Cadillac will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June with three of the newly named Cadillac V-Series.R race cars to compete in the Hypercar class for the overall win. “We are thrilled to return to … Read more

Cadillac V-LMDh roars to podium finish in Rolex 24

Cadillac Racing starts GTP era with stout efforts, reliability of three new race cars DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2023) — Cadillac Racing began the Grand Touring Prototype era with third-, fourth- and fifth-place finishes in the 61st Rolex 24 At Daytona. Renger van der Zande earned a podium spot, driving the electrified No. 01 … Read more

Tis the season…fast approaching

Motorsport seasons seem to be continuous these days but having recently switched from Formula E back to IMSA I’ve been hugely grateful to be able to spend an extended period of quality time at home with my family.  The FE season finished mid August and aside from a very enjoyable double race cameo in British GT, I’ve been properly … Read more

Turning Right to go Left!

Thanks to the generosity of Mahindra Racing by way of a leaving gift, I’ve recently been lucky enough to experience a a few laps in an RX2E. It was my first time racing a car with a handbrake, experiencing surface changes and jumps, and I had an absolute hoot! I really enjoyed getting up to … Read more

My move to IMSA

Ahead of my move back to IMSA with Cadillac, I sat down with John Hindhaugh for Midweek Motorsport and Radio Show Limited to discuss how the move came about, what makes IMSA so special for me and what to expect from the coming season. https://alexandersims.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Alexander-on-his-move-to-IMSA.mp3 www.radio-show.co.uk www.radiolemans.co/author/midweek-motorsport/ Midweek Motorsport Since 2005 Midweek Motorsport has been the … Read more

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About Alexander Sims

The 36-year-old Corvette Racing driver has been involved in motorsport since he was 10 years old, initially racing karts before moving on to single seater, GT and Endurance racing and most recently four seasons in the all-electric FIA Formula E World Championship. With wins across the board including Spa 24 hours, Nurburgring 24 hours, Petit Le Mans and the Diriyah E Prix Sims continues to showcase his skill and race raft on the global stage.

Alongside his racing activities, Alexander is a passionate advocate for sustainable technology and electric mobility on the road, having owned and driven EVs since 2012, and aims to incorporate sustainable choices in his daily lifestyle wherever possible.

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