Jim Pace (born February 1, 1961 in Monticello, Mississippi) is an American racing driver. Pace began his career in the Barber Saab Pro Series in 1988. He soon moved to sports car racing and won the GTU class at the 1990 24 Hours of Daytona. Pace along with co-drivers Scott Sharp and Wayne Taylor drove their Riley & Scott Mk III to victory in the 1996 24 Hours of Daytona. Later that season he drove for the same team in the 24 Hours of Le Mans After years of only driving at Daytona or not at all, Pace returned to more regular drives in the Rolex Sports Car Series GT class in 2007. In 2008 he drove a Porsche 911 for The Racer’s Group and in 2009 drives for Farnbacher Loles Racing. Pace attended Mississippi State University and resides in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
Pace will again compete in the No. 64 JLowe Racing Porsche GT3 in select Rolex Series events for the 2010 season with team principal Jim Lowe. The pair welcomes Eric Lux, Tim Sugden and James Walker for the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Pace attended Mississippi State University to pursue pre-med degree, but never completed studies to pursue his racing career. He holds a Bachelors degree in Zoology. In addition to competitive racing, he is also a Skip Barber Racing Series driving instructor.
- 2009 Captured best finish of eighth in Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway, one of three Rolex Sports Car Series GT races driving for JLowe Racing.
- 2008 Mustered one top-five finish (Rolex 24 At Daytona) in four Rolex Series GT class starts.
- 2007 Nabbed third in Rolex 24 GT class, one of six series starts.
- 2006 Finished 19th in Rolex 24 GT class and finished season best sixth in Sahlen’s Six Hours.
- 1996 Won Rolex At Daytona.