Jon Collins is a promising young talent in Australian Motorsport. Unlike most competitors Jon did not start his career in Karts. Instead competing at Supersprints in a BMW M3 Race car and progressing on to compete 2 rounds of the 2009 NSW Formula Vee Championship.
At the end of 2009 Jon was invited to test drive for triple NSW State Champions Anglo Australian Motorsport and after this joined their line-up for 2010.
Racing in the NSW Formula Ford Championship driving a Van Diemen RF92 Formula Ford, Jon took out the Pre-2000 Championship Class, and the Rookie of the Year Title together with overall 3rd in the Championship. He finished the year with a round win, two 1st’s, two 3rd's plus solid results outside of the top three.
In addition at the 2010 CAMS NSW/ACT Awards Dinner, Jon was awarded the CAMS NSW/ACT Motorsport Young Achiever of the Year.
After a successful year a unique opportunity presented itself in that Jon was selected to try out for the 2011 CAMS/AMSF