From apprentice mechanic, to winning in the TA2 National Series, Jackson
Rice is emerging as one of Australia’s most entertaining and inspiring stories.
Hailing from stablemate and Bathurst champion David Reynold’s town of
Albury, Rice is a hands-on talent. Not only does Jackson prepare his own race
car, he is entrusted to prepare competitor’s race cars across a variety of series
including TA2, Trans Am, historic and even exotic international GT sportscars.
In 2023, Jackson Rice caught the eye of Push Talent Management when
one of Australia’s largest automotive franchises, JAX Tyres & Auto, identified
Jackson as a potential face for an apprenticeship campaign. Citing his natural
race craft, but also his personality, Jackson is indeed a future ambassador for
brands. Consequently, Jackson was signed to the Push talent roster as a future
The dream of competing in America remains an objective for Jackson, yet
locally the Repco Supercars Championship beckons as the series looks to
replace ageing stars with newer talent. In 2024, Jackson will step up to the
national Trans Am Series, broadcast across free to air TV on Channel 7, whilst
at the same time fielding interest from the Dunlop Series 2 Supercars category.
For now, its eyes forward as Jackson rides the wave of interest and the
challenge of securing a championship as he climbs the mountain to becoming
a full time, professional driver.
Currently racing in TA2 & Trans Am
Thundersports Class B Champion
VIC State Champion
Golden Power Series Champion