Name: Jayden Ojeda
DOB: 31st July 1999
Resides: Penrith NSW
School: Completed HSC at Kingswood High in 2017.
University: Business & Communications. University of Western Sydney.
Jayden Ojeda is a young Australian racing driver who is looking to build upon his extensive success in elite level Karting and Formula Ford racing to step up into the World’s Premier Open Wheel Development category, Formula 4.
Jayden started racing karts at the age of 7. He has never looked back!
Jayden’s first major championship win came in karting in 2010 winning the NSW State Championship. He then went on to win 2 more State Championships in 2013 and another 2 in 2014.
At 15 Jayden achieved the ultimate success in Australia’s premier Karting series, crowned Australian Champion in CIK in 2014 taking the overall victory in the Rotax Pro Tour (Junior Max) and the CIK Stars of Karting Championship (KF3).
Jayden went on to represent Australia at the 2014 Rotax Max World Championships Grand Finals in Spain.
In 2014 Jayden was recognised as the Number 1 Junior Driver in Australia by AutoAction magazine, and was identified by CAMS as an up and coming driver. He was part of the CAMS Elite Driver Program in 2014, 2015, and again in 2016.
In 2015 Jayden traded the kart for a Borland Racing prepared Formula Ford Spectrum. Competing in the Victorian State Formula Ford Championship, where he had his first race win and several pole positions and podium finishes.
2016 saw Jayden step up to compete in the National Formula Ford Series where he had several pole positions and race wins, and finished the championship in 4th position. Jayden competed again in the National Formula Ford Series in 2017, with several race wins, coming home on the podium for an overall 3rd in the National Championship.
Jayden completed his Formula Ford journey with over 20 podiums to his name over the last few seasons, along with a number of wins, pole positions and fastest laps. He still holds the Formula Ford lap record at Winton Raceway.
Jayden remains focussed on a career in motor racing and progressing into the International Open Wheel arena or the Australian Supercars Championship.
In 2018 Jayden will compete in the pre-eminent open-wheel development category across the globe, Formula 4, in the Australian F4 Championship.
Jayden is also currently studying a double degree in Business and Communications at Western Sydney University.
He also works as a Corporate Driver and Coach at Anglo Racing Academy, and Driver Coach and Engineer at Anglo Motorsport for both the National & NSW State Formula Ford Series. Jayden also works as a Simulator Driver Coach at EurOz Driver Performance & Development Centre as well as a Driver Coach for Fastlane Racing team.