2021

Following a number of seasons as Ireland’s top International Kart Racer, Fifteen year old Alex Dunne will make his Car Racing debut in 2021 in the Spanish Formula 4 Championship driving for Irish team Pinnacle Motorsport. Alex has competed outside of Ireland almost from the beginning of his career and this year will be the same as he tackles races in Spain, Belgium and Portugal..

GOALS

To work with pinnacle motorsport to build his experience in the Formula 4 Car and on the European tracks while aiming to move towards challenging at the front. The target for 2021 is to finish as best rookie in the F4 Championship while also targetting outright wins and podiums.

2020

Alex headed into his first year in Senior Karting with a return to competing at European level during the 2020 Global Pandemic. However the truncated 2020 season provided just four racing opportunities for him, with two European Championship races, a pre-world Championship warm up event and the 2020 ‘OK’ World Championship the only events in which he competed.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Consistently finishing in the top six in his first season in Senior Karting.
2  Heat podiums.
Qualified for the Final at all events including the World Championship.

2019

The second year for Alex competing in European Junior Karting. His aim as the European Championship season started was to convert his good pre season form, which saw him take his first outright win at Adria in January, into a strong European challenge. A brilliant season followed with Alex recording a best finishing position of second overall as well as a first European Heat win on his way to seventh in the European Championship.

ACHIEVEMENTS

7th in the OK Junior European Championship.
WSK Champions Cup Winner
First FIA European Championship Heat win.
WSK Championship heat wins.
Numerous podiums and fastest laps.

2018

2018 saw Alex step up to the World & European OKJ Karting championships as well as racing in the IAME International final at Le Mans. season highlights included European Championship heat wins and eleventh place overall in both the World Championship Final and the IAME Junior International Final.

ACHIEVEMENTS

11th in the OK Junior World Championship.
World Championship heat podiums.
Heat wins in the OK Junior European Championship.
WSK Championship heat wins.
Numerous podiums and fastest laps.

2017

Alex combined a full assault on the British Superone and LGM Championships with his first European and World Championship races, culminating in the ROK World International Final where his fifth place confirmed him as one of the top young talents in World Karting.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Fifth in the world out of 162 competitors on his first time racing in the Mini Rok class.
First race win at World Championship level.
First ever outright British Championship wins.
Numerous British Championship heat wins and podiums.
Fourth in the highly competitive British Superone Championship.
First ever victory for the Tony Kart Neos chassis in the Superone series.

2016

Alex concentrated on Karting in the UK tackling the ‘Superone’ and ‘LGM’ Karting Championships. Alex also raced at home in selected Irish Championship races where he dominated the top step of the podium.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Took his first UK heat wins.
Numerous UK pole positions and fastest laps.
Won all four Irish Championship races he contested.
Retained the Motorsport Ireland ‘0’ plate.
Contested 36 UK races to build experience for a championship challenge in 2017.

2015

For Alex’s first full year racing, he competed in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Irish Kart Championships as well as making his first overseas race appearance in the British Championship.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Winner of the Motorsport Ireland ‘IRL’ plate.
Winner of the Motorsport Ireland ‘0’plate.
T. Rogers memorial Cup winner.
Ironside Trophy winner.
Multiple Race wins and podiums.

2014

Alex’s first year in Karting. He competed in the Irish Karting Championship and achieved some incredible results against much more experienced drivers.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Made Kart racing debut.
Took his first race wins in his first season competing.