My Story

learn how Jason went from living in his car to living the dream



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Date of Birth: 02/03/1984
Home: Millville, New Jersey/Monticello, New York
Favorite Movie /s: Days Of Thunder, Senna, James Bond/007
Favorite Book: Speed With Style
Favorite Driver/s: Sebastian Vettel, Ayrton Senna, James Hunt, Peter Revson, Nigel Mansell, Greg Moore
Hobbies: Racing Simulator, Jogging/Working Out, Karting
Other Sports Played: Football, Track, Volleyball

Professional Accomplishments:
Pro Mazda Championship
F2000 Championship
Octane Academy TV Show
Two Track Records at NJMP
IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Racing Schools and Dates:
Bertil Roos 3 Day Advanced Program (May 2006)
Bertil Roos 2 Day Advanced Program (May 2006)
Bertil Roos Rookie Runoffs (May 2010)

Other Pertinent Information:
I’ve followed racing since a kid. Previous driving experiences included; drag racing, drifting, karting, snow rallycross. Currently I’m a driving instructor for the Bertil Roos Racing School, NJMP Driver’s Club, Monticello Motor Club and other various track driving clubs. A track record holder at New Jersey Motorsports Park. I crew for seat time with the SCCA race team Dog Gone Racing. Owner of Driving Details LLC- an auto detailing shop created for extra racing funds. Part of the NJMP track operations team; race control, flagging, etc.

In the News:
SJR At Speed Newsletter- “Our 2011 road racing rookie of the year had an epic first year, in the tradition of those before him, taking four wins in two classes and setting a new track record- Jason Rabe”

Jerry Brophy Jr., cousin- Watched him race dirt modifieds every weekend at Flemington Speedway when I was a kid.  I knew I wanted to be a racecar driver then.
My Father- Hard working, knowledgeable, learned a lot working on cars together since I was young.
Peter Revson, Mario Andretti, AJ Foyt- I really admire their versatility, personality, toughness, accomplishments, and Indy 500 performances.

Future racing goals:
To win the Indianapolis 500
To win a championship in a pro racing series

Racecars I’ve driven:
Roos FF2000, Formula Mazda, Spec Racer Ford, Formula 1000, SR3/SR8 Radical Sports Racer, Formula 2000, Formula Atlantic, Pro Mazda Championship, Lola Indy Lights

Career Highlights:
Bertil Roos 5 day Advanced School- 2 poles, 2 wins
Winner of the 2009 Bertil Roos Rookie Runoffs
SCCA Regional/National Formula Mazda class- 3 poles, 3 wins, NJMP FM class track record
SCCA Regional/National Spec Racer Ford class- 4 podiums, 5 top 10′s, 1 pole
SCCA 12 hour “Devil in the Dark” event SRF class winner
Daytona International Speedway SCCA “Spec Racer Ford Classic” event- 4th place
F2000 Championship Series testing at Summit Point, 7th place in F2000 debut at NJMP
Radical SR3 testing at NJMP
Mazda Swift 016 Atlantic testing
SCCA Formula Atlantic class- 2nd place in debut at NJMP
F1000 testing at NJMP
Octane Academy TV show presented by Ford- qualified for the finals (represented Camp Ken Block)
SCCA Majors Tour presented by BFGoodrich- 4th place in SRF class at NJMP
Pro Mazda Championship testing at Monticello Motor Club and Eagles Canyon
Pro Mazda Championship- 11th place in debut at the Houston Grand Prix
Lola Indy Lights Testing
Pro Mazda Championship- Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis Expert Class victory and 9th overall

2014 F2000 Championship Series results-

Race1 Race2
Road Atlanta- 19th 9th
Watkins Glen- 15th 11th
2014 CellMark Paper Hard Charger Award
VIR- DNF 7th
Mid-Ohio- 13th 10th
Watkins Glen- 12th 9th

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge results-
(Series Debut)COTA- Qualified 17th, Finished 15th
Road Atlanta- Qualified 10th, Finished 28th

2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge ST Class
Daytona- 11th
Sebring- 4th
Laguna Seca- 9th
Watkins Glen- 9th
Mosport- 7th
Lime Rock- 16th
Road America- 12th
VIR- 5th
COTA- 15th
Road Atlanta- 16th