Jack Goff is a British racing driver who competed in the British Touring Car Championship between 2013 and 2018, scoring four wins in six seasons. He raced with five different teams and five different cars in that period.
Before his BTCC debut, Goff was the Renault Clio UK Cup champion in 2012.
In 2012, Goff was driving the #33 Renault Clio to UK Cup victory
Early beginning in karting competitions
Born in March 1991 in High Wycombe, Goff started his racing career at the age 8, entering karting club events in Cadet category. He raced in different karting categories until 2007.
In 2008, he spent a year testing and preparing for the MG Trophy Cup, which he entered in 2009. Finishing on a podium eight times, he was third in the final standings of MG Trophy Cup.
Stepping to Clio Cup in 2010, champion in 2012
In 2010, Goff joined Team Pyro in the Renault Clio Cup. In his first season, Goff scored no wins or podiums to finish ninth in the points. He stayed with the same team in the 2011 Clio Cup season, scoring a maiden victory at Oulton Park. Ha later added two wins at Rockingham, finishing fifth in the final standings.
In his third Renault Clio Cup season, Goff finally captured championship title. After winning two races in the first two rounds, he was fighting for the title against Paul Rivett until the last round at Brands Hatch.
Jack Goff started his BTCC career in a Vauxhall Insignia
BTCC debut in 2013 with Vauxhall Insignia
With championship trophy in his hands, Goff was ready for the British Touring Car Championship in 2014. In his first BTCC season, he was driving the #31 Vauxhall Insignia for Tony Gilham's Team HARD, sponsored by RCIB Insurance.
The highlight of the season was the second place overall and a victory in Independent category in the last race of the season at Brands Hatch. Goff ended a season 17th in the overall points and 13th among drivers of independent teams.
In 2014, Jack Goff spent half of the season in the #31 Volkswagen CC
Driving Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen CC for Team BMR in 2014
Before the starts of the 2014 BTCC season, Tony Gilham's team merged with the Team BMR. They retained Goff in the #31 RCIB Insurance Vauxhall Insignia. In the mid-season, after five rounds, he switched to Volkswagen CC.
Goff's best result in 2014 was the fifth place in the third race at Thruxton in an Insignia. In a Volkswagen, he scored no better than 8th place in the season's finale at Brands Hatch. He was 14th in the final championship standings and tenth among independent drivers.
Jack Goff after his maiden BTCC victory at Snetterton in 2015
Maiden BTCC victory with Triple Eight Racing's MG
In 2015, Goff joined Triple Eight Racing, the team which represented MG. Racing for the first time as a factory driver in the #31 MG6 GT, Goff scored his maiden BTCC victory in the third race at Snetterton.
During the season, he added three more podiums to his account, finishing ninth in the overall standings. His teammate Andrew Jordan was fifth in the points. MG Triple Eight finished third among teams and second among manufacturers.
In 2016, Goff spent a season driving a BMW
2015 – winless season with West Surrey Racing's BMW
Goff changed the team and a manufacturer in 2015, joining West Surrey Racing to drive the #31 BMW 125i M Sport for Team IHG Rewards Club. He recorded fastest laps in four races but scored no wins.
He was on a podium two times, at Brands Hatch and Knockhill, finishing eleventh in the final championship standings. He contributed to BMW's Manufacturers' title.
Celebrating victory at Silverstone
Second BTCC victory with Eurotech Racing's Honda
Another change of team and manufacturer followed in 2016 when Goff joined Eurotech Racing to drive the #31 Honda Civic Type R. After three independent victories during the season, he captured an overall victory in the second race at Silverstone.
He finished sixth in the outright championship standings and as a vice-champion among independent drivers, behind Tom Ingram.
Jack Goff was the race winner two times in 2018
Two victories in 2018 but no BTCC seat in 2019
For the 2018 BTCC season, Eurotech Racing announced that Jack Goff will stay in the #31 Honda, sponsored by WIX Racing. He won the season-opening race at Brands Hatch. The second win of the season came in the sixth round at Snetterton. At the end of the season, he was eighth in the overall standings and third among the drivers from independent teams.
Despite good results over the years in the British major championship, Goff found no sponsors for the next season and he will not return to BTCC in 2019.