Jimmy Broadbent

A high profile sim racer, known for his exceptional driving skills, engaging content creation, and his passion for motorsport. And as of now: a driver in the BILSTEIN race team.

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A high profile sim racer, known for his exceptional driving skills, engaging content creation, and his passion for motorsport. And as of now: a driver in the BILSTEIN race team.

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JIMMY BROADBENT

Racer Profile

  • Birth date: 13th June 1991
  • Birth place: Hastings, United Kingdom
  • Place of residence: Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Height: 172cm
  • Fastest lap on the Nürburgring: 9:21.0 mins
  • Strengths: Consistency, Setup, only needs 5 pillows to reach the pedals

 

 

How it all began

Jimmy Broadbent is a not only a prominent figure in the world of sim racing anymore, known for his exceptional driving skills, engaging content creation, and passionate dedication to the virtual motorsport community – since this year he is also taking his followers on the journey to the “real-life” 24h race on the Nürburgring. By being part of the BlackFalcon Team BILSTEIN he can prove his racing skills on the track through countless hours of online practice and commitment.

A few personal questions for Jimmy

Welcome to the team Jimmy

But what makes Jimmy so special? With his kind personality, witty humor, and insightful commentary, he entertains his followers, friends, and teammates. His content, including exciting race simulations, tutorials, car reviews, and live-streaming sessions, is not only entertaining but also a valuable resource for aspiring (sim-) racers. Whether during live streams on twitch or personal at a meet and greet, Jimmy loves to engage with his audience.

We are more than happy to have him on board on our BMW G20 330i and to support Jimmy on his journey on the racetrack. His enthusiasm for racing, combined with his entertaining and supportive manner, makes him a real enrichment. Welcome to the team, Jimmy!

A few personal questions for Jimmy
1. What experiences in motorsports are you bringing with you?

Last year we won the Praga Cup UK Championship, winning 50% of the races.
Time Attack UK in a 600BHP MX5.

2. Which was your first car?

Vauxhall(Opel) Corsa B in mint green

3. What are your hobbies outside of motorsports?

None, motorsport and sim racing take up all my time and I’m okay with that!

4. Who is your biggest inspiration in motorsports?

Michael Schumacher, Jann Mardenborough, and my Grandad

5. Your goal for the race team?

Easy: Class podium

6. What is your motivation to join us on this adventure?

To challenge myself. The Nürburgring is the greatest circuit in the world and a track that I’ve been obsessed with for years. I want to show that sim racers can be just as fast as “in real life” drivers if they’re given the chance.

a young Jimmy Broadbent taking first attempts in a kart
Steve Alvarez Brown signing autographs at the 12h Race 2023