Jacob Astren is an accomplished young man who has his sights set on making professional racing into a prosperous career. Astren brings a potent combination of innate talent, professionalism, maturity beyond his years, and a proven record of results both on and off the track. Jacob was born in British Colombia and began racing karts at the age of 13 in Chilliwack, BC. Since then, he has worked very hard to achieve success in all facets of his racing career. What really sets Astren apart from his competitors, is the fact he has accomplished an incredible amount working his way up, not with the best equipment. He has excelled on a limited budget, risen to the challenge and has competed for wins in international karting events across North America. Imagine the brand recognition he could bring with championship winning equipment. What may have been a disadvantage early on in Astren’s career, has come to pay dividends as Jacob makes the next big move in his career racing Formula Cars. As soon as Astren got behind the wheel of a Championship caliber F1600 race car, his raw talent came to a forefront.