Timeline

  • 2020

    Back to back poles and first ABB FIA Formula E Championship race win

    Alexander kicked of the Season 6 double-header in style with back-to-back pole positions (becoming the first person to secure three poles in a row following on from Season 5 in NYC) before completing a lights to flag victory in race 2.

    https://alexandersims.com/sims-takes-maiden-formula-e-victory-in-saudi-arabia/

  • 2020

     

    Winner of the Nürburgring 24 Hours

    Having finished 2nd in 2017, Alexander added the Nürburgring 24 Hours to his endurance racing record, alongside Rowe Racing (BMW M6 GT3) teammates Nicky Catsburg and Nick Yelloly.

    https://alexandersims.com/sims-wins-nurburgring-24-hours-with-rowe-racing/

  • 2019

     

    First pole and first podium in ABB FIA Formula E Championship

    Having arrived in New York for the final rounds of Season 5, Alexander secured 4th place in the first race of the double-header, then netted his first pole for the final race of the season before going on to finish 2nd.

    https://alexandersims.com/sought-after-podium-finish-for-sims-in-formula-e-finale/

  • 2018

     

    Debut in ABB FIA Formula E Championship

    Signed to BMW i Andretti Motorsport Alexander partnered Antonio Felix Da Costa for Season 5 of the all-electric series.

    https://alexandersims.com/alexander-sims-confirmed-as-bmw-i-andretti-motorsport-formula-e-driver-for-season-5/

  • 2017

    First win in IMSA

    2nd Overall in GTLM Class of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with BMW Team RLL (BMW M6 GTLM) after 3 wins, including the first at Watkins Glen, 4 podiums and 2 fastest laps.

  • 2016

    1st in Total 24 Hours of Spa with Rowe Racing

    Driving a BMW M6 GT3, Alexander won the 68th running of the prestigious 24 Hours of Spa alongside teammates Philip Eng and Maxime Martin.

  • 2015

    3rd in Macau GP with Double R

    No stranger to the streets of Macau and having finished 4th in 2013 with the T-Sport team, Alexander went one better to take a third-place podium in 2015, finishing behind winner Felix Rosenqvist and runner-up Charles Leclerc.

  • 2014

    3rd Overall in British GT Championship

    Racing with Barwell Motorsport (BMW Z4 GT3), Alexander secured 2 wins, 3 poles, 4 podiums and 4 fastest laps, finishing 3rd overall despite missing a round to race the NBR24HR.

  • 2013

    First Blancpain Endurance Series races

    Racing a McLaren MP4-12C GT3, Alexander competed in 5 rounds of the SRO sanctioned Blancpain Endurance Series with Hexis Racing in 2013, capturing a podium in the final race of the season.

  • 2012

    First 24 Hours of Le Mans

    Driving a Judd powered Lola B12/80 for Status GP in the LMP2 class, Alexander and his co-drivers Yelmer Burrman and Romain Iannette completed 239 laps before having to retire the car from the race.

  • 2011

    First win in GP3

    With a fastest lap on route to a debut win in the opening round at Istanbul Park, Alexander secured 5 further podiums and 2 fastest laps to achieve 6th overall in the Championship with Status Grand Prix.

  • 2010

    First British F3 win

    Alongside his Euro F3 programme, Alexander had 6 starts in British F3 with ART Grand Prix, and secured his first win at Silverstone.

  • 2009

    First Formula 3 Europe win

    Alexander secured 5 podiums, 1 pole and 2 fastest laps on the way to finishing 4th in the Championship (2nd place Rookie) with Mücke Motorsport.

  • 2008

    Winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award

    The award has been going for 30 years with the first winner being an 18-year-old David Coulthard. Dario Franchitti, Jenson Button, Gary Paffett, George Russell and Lando Norris are amongst the winners throughout the years. Having won the award, Alexander is now a judge on the panel.

    https://alexandersims.com/talent-scout-helping-judge-the-aston-martin-autosport-brdc-award/

  • 2007

    First Formula Renault UK win

    Alexander secured a further 3 podiums and 1 fastest lap on the way to finishing 8th in the Championship with Manor Competition.