English race car driver who became a British Formula Three, Formula Nippon and Super GT Champion. He is a recipient of the Chris Bristow Trophy for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award.
He attended Gresham's School from 1988 to 1993.
He won the 2007 Japan Super GT GT500 class championship before the final race, marking the first time in series history that this feat had been accomplished.
He married Icelandic lawyer Aldis Kristin Arnadottir. His father, Ralph Firman, Sr., is the co-founder of the racecar constructor Van Diemen.
He and Jan Magnussen are both British Formula Three champions.