Entries by fergus

Alex Dunne signs up with top Irish Team for Car Racing debut

Fifteen year old Alex Dunne has this week announced that he will make his car racing debut in 2021, driving for Pinnacle Motorsport, the hugely successful Irish team with bases in Kildare, Malaysia and China. The Offaly teenager will begin his quest to become a Grand Prix star in the Spanish F4 Championship, part of […]

WSK Open Cup – Nov 23 to 29 – event details

The 2020 WSK Open Cup will take place at the Adria International Raceway over the week of Nov 23 to Nov 29. Two rounds of the championship will be run concurrently with qualifying for both on Wednesday, heats on Thursday and Friday, pre-finals on Saturday and the final of both rounds on Sunday. Using the […]

Wet conditions scupper Alex Dunne’s World Karting championship challenge

Alex Dunne was forced to retire, not once but twice, from the Karting World Championship in Portugal on Sunday when an unexpected rain storm turned the final on its head. Having driven really well in his heats, to make up for an unusually low qualifying position, the Clonbullogue teenager lined up seventeenth for the final […]

OK World Championship – Nov 6 to 8 – event details

Using the links below you can follow Alex’s progress through the three days of the 2020 OK Karting World Championship at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve, in Portimao, Portugal. Following a test day on Thursday, Friday morning will be given over to practice with qualifying on Friday afternoon. Each driver will race in four heats […]

Alex Dunne set to represent Ireland at Karting World Championship

Following last weekends’ warm up event at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal, Alex Dunne returns to the same venue this weekend for the biggest race of his career so far, where he will be Ireland’s only representative at the FIA Karting World Championship. The Portimao event sees the fourteen year old from […]

Champions of the Future Karting – Oct 29 to Nov 1 – event details

You can follow Alex’s progress through four days of Champions of the Future competition at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve, in Portimao, Portugal. The event begins with practice on Thursday followed by qualifying and the first of four heats on Friday. The remaining three heats run on Saturday with the last chance race, pre-final and […]

Teenage Irish Karting Star to tackle World Championship at Portuguese Grand Prix venue

Irish Kart Racing star Alex Dunne, from Clonbullogue, will be back in action over the coming weeks as he tackles two events over two weekends at Portimao, the 2020 Portuguese Formula One Grand Prix venue, to finish off his shortened 2020 season. Ireland’s only International Karting competitor will tackle the ‘OK’ World Championship from November […]

Alex Dunne completes competitive European Karting championship season at Le Mans

Alex Dunne completed his 2019 European OK-Junior Karting Championship campaign with another highly competitive performance at Le Mans, France, over the weekend of July 19th to 21st. Ireland’s top International Kart Racer once again showed great pace as he ran at the front throughout the event, to pick up another heat win and two more […]

Alex continues to impresses in European Karting Championship

Teenage Irish Karting sensation, Alex Dunne, continued to impress as he tackled round two of the European OK Junior Championship in Genk, Belgium, over the weekend of May 17th to 19th. The Offaly youngster put together his strongest weekend yet, taking three wins from five heats before fighting his way to second in the final, […]

Alex achieves best FIA European Karting Championship result

Ireland’s only representative in the FIA European Karting Championship, Offaly based teenager Alex Dunne, achieved his best finish so far in the hugely competitive series at the opening round of the 2019 championship at Angerville, France over the weekend of April 19th -21st. Following a heat win and two more podium finishes Alex drove brilliantly […]