Axcil Jefferies


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Axcil Jefferies is a Zimbabwean drived currently based in the United Arab Emirates. He is the Current Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East Champion, Vice European Champion and is occupying the role of a Senior Race Driver Instructor at Yas Marina Circuit.

Axcil Jefferies
Jefferies started racing karts at the age of six in Zimbabwe and went on to win several national championships in Zimbabwe and South Africa before moving to Europe in 2007 and 2008, enjoying success in the European Karting Championship.

In 2009 he graduated to the Formula BMW Pacific series finishing third overall, taking pole position at Sepang and Okayama, and winning two races at Sepang and a total of 12 podiums. He stayed in Formula BMW Pacific for 2010 but only ran a limited schedule, but still took two wins and four podiums.

Two years out of racing followed before, in 2012, he returned midway through the FIA Formula Two Championship. His best finish was a 5th in wet conditions at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. He finished 12th in points.

He raced a couple of time in the USA in 2013 driving in the American Firestone Indy Lights series with Bryan Herta Autosport. At the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course he finished seventh and two months later at the Houston racehe finished fifth.

In 2014 he competed in The Indy Lights Mid Ohio Honda 200 event finishing sixth on Saturday and fourth in the Sunday Race. He also made his debut in GP2 in Bahrain that year, after a strong start in race one he was hit Japanese driver Kimya Sato on lap 3 and forced to retire. With race one's results determining Sundays starting grid, Jefferies had to start from the back but once again showed his potential by moving up through the field.

2017 saw Axcil concentrate on sports car racing in the Middle East Lamborghini Super Trofeo Championship winning the championship at his first attempt and finishing second in the European Lamborghini Super Trofeo Championship.

He also raced in the 24H Endurance Series powered by Hankook enjoying considerable success including, most recently winning the 2021 Dubai 24hrs in a Porsche with the GPX Racing Team of Julien Andlauer, Frédéric Fatien, Alain Ferté and Mathieu Jaminet.