TT Rider David Jackson Biography – Professional Motorcycle Racer

Published Date   10th Oct. 2018, 17:12 pm  Update Date: October 26th, 2018  04:59 pm
TT Rider David Jackson Biography – Professional Motorcycle Racer
Quick Info
Birth Name: David Jackson
Birth Place: Lincolnshire, England
Birth Sign: Cancer
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 155 lbs
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Light Brown
Date of Birth: 13/07/1985
Age: 38 years old
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $500 thousand

David Jackson is a professional Motorbike racer from Washingborough, England. The 33-year old made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2018 after joining the fan-backed team ‘The People Bike.’ Before this Jackson had competed on the Superbike and Senior races ranking 27th and 33rd respectively.

David Jackson resides in Lincolnshire, East Midlands of England. The British racer had aimed to be a successful rider since his early days. He made his superb roads debut at the 2016 Ulster Grand Prix. His first step to achieving his dream brought him Victory in the Dundrod 150 challenge.

David Jackson’s Net Worth and Earnings

Although David Jackson is new to Isle of Man TT, he is already a professional racer till date. He has already competed in numerous motorbike races earning huge amount of money. David Jackson’s net worth is $500,000 which is amassed from his racing career.

David Jackson has dreamt of riding variets of bikes in his lifetime

David Jackson bought Taylor Mackenzie’s Superstock1000 winning machine from Hawk Racing in 2017. Photo: Craig Robertson

Racers like David Jackson accumulate amount to their net value not only from racing events but from regular job they do for a year. Fellow TT rider and 2018 Senior TT winner Dean Harrison earns from his profession as a mechanic and a Road Racer. Jackson also might have other jobs besides being a racer to bag some amount for his easy living.

David Jackson career highlights in motorbike racing

David Jackson earned some amount from his racing career in TT and MGP. Image Credit: IOMTT 

Racing is not an easy job. There are lots of risks and many TT racers like William Dunlop, Dan Kneen have lost their lives in the mountain course.

Unlike heavy funded commercialized races like Moto GP, the Isle of Man TT being a road racing has a very little monetary offering. Compared to the risk and challenges of the 37 miles course, the money seems nothing at all and the riders are out there to at least make one TT win in their career. Riders competing in the race are sponsored by companies for the bikes and other expenses during race week.

Isle of Man TT competitors prize fund is $75,432.50 in total

The total prize fund of Superbike TT race competitors is £57,400.
Image Source: Opposite Lock

David Jackson Isle of Man TT Debut

One of the competitors of Oliver’s Mount in 2017, David Jackson made his debut at Isle of Man TT on May of 2018. Although he did not win, he collected a bronze replica. He earned it for finishing within 112 percent of the third-place finisher’s time in the race. Jackson’s best lap was a highly-impressive at a speed of 122.679mph.

David Jackson debuted in Isle of Man TT in 2018

Jackson won a Bronze Replica in his first debut in Isle of Man TT.
Photo Credit: Lincolnshire Live

David Jackson is happy despite not being able to achieve the speed he had thought. He wanted to do the 124mph lap but ended with 122.679mph. He felt happy for going home safe and earning a bronze replica.

David Jackson Injuries and Crashes

TT often hosts only the world’s most talented motorcyclists. So as Isle of Man TT chose David Jackson for the race in 2018, there is some strength within him for sure. Probably David might have got minor injuries during his racing career. But there are not any records of him being crashed involving severe injuries.

David Jackson is part of Isle of Man TT since 2018

Action aka David Jackson debuted at The Ulster Grand Prix in 2017.
Image Source: Road Racing News

Jackson is indeed a talented motorcycle racer. It seems his craze for motorcycle racing without any fear of injuries and even death will soon make him a top racer. Soon, Jackson also might be included in the legends like Mike Hailwood, Joey Dunlop and Guy Martin.

Jackson’s Relationship and Dating

The British racer David Jackson is single in 2018. There are no any rumors regarding his past relationships and affairs. He does not have any girlfriends. Moreover, Jackson seems to be more focused on his racing career rather than staying in a romantic relationship.

Facts about David Jackson

  • Steve Hicken and Kathryn Barker are long-time sponsors of David Jackson.
  • David Jackson’s personal best speed till 2018 is 126.457 mph in the Superbike Race.
  • Jackson is the former frontrunner in the Thundersport Championship.
  • David Jefferies and John McGuinness are David Jackson’s road racing heroes.

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