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Alex Dunne joins McLaren Driver Development programme

The McLaren Formula One team recently announced that Offaly teenager Alex Dunne has joined their driver development programme, making him the first Irish Driver to be part of a Grand Prix teams’ young driver programme. Currently driving in his maiden Formula 3 season, Dunne is a former British Formula 4 champion and runner up in […]

FIA F3 Rounds 3 & 4, Melbourne, Australia – March 22-24 – event details

You can follow Alex’s progress through Rounds 3 & 4 of the FIA F3 Championship on March 22nd – 24th, using the links below. The event begins with practice and qualifying on Friday followed by Round 3 on Saturday and Round 4 on Sunday (Saturday evening Irish time). TIMETABLE FRIDAY Free Practice: 21:50 – 22:30 […]


Alex dunne today announced his move to the FIA F3 Championship for the 2024 season after agreeing a deal to join MP Motorsport. Across his first two years in car racing, the Irish teenager has already amassed an impressive 19 race victories, 35 podium finishes and 12 pole positions, demonstrating both his race craft and […]

Alex Dunne makes extrodinary F3 debut

Alex Dunne produced an extraordinary performance on his F3 and Macau Grand Prix debut to take second place in Saturday’s first race of two. Having started from sixth on the grid Dunne achieved the almost impossible, around the tight street circuit, by picking off four of his more experienced competitors to move from sixth on […]

Alex confirms Macau Grand Prix debut

GB3 Championship runner-up Alex Dunne is the latest graduate of the UK’s leading single-seater category to confirm his place on the grid for this year’s FIA Formula 3 World Cup at the Macau Grand Prix. The Irishman won five races in GB3 this year with Hitech Pulse-Eight, as he took the title fight to the […]

GB3 Finale, Donington October 21st & 22nd 2023

You can follow Alex’s progress through the final event of the 2023 GB3 Championship at Donington Park, on October 21st & 22nd, using the links below. The event begins with qualifying on Saturday morning, followed by Race 1, with races 2 & 3 on Sunday. TIMETABLE SATURDAY Qualifying: 10:50 – 11:10 Race 1: 14:57 – […]

Dunne Dominates Dutch GB3 weekend

Alex Dunne claimed his third and fourth GB3 wins of the season over the weekend of October 19th & 20th at Zandvoort, Holland, to reawaken his championship challenge with just one weekend left to run. The Offaly teenager’s double win puts him firmly back into championship contention, as the series heads to Donington Park for […]

Alex stars at Mondello Park Historic Festival

The annual Mondello Park Historic Festival presented Alex Dunne with an exciting opportunity to broaden his experience, with a star performance behind the wheel of a historic Le Mans 24 hour class winning Sportscar. The teenager drove the 1986 Spice SE86, from the circuits’ Martin Birrane collection, which was raced to a class victory at […]

Record Breaking Belgian weekend for Alex Dunne

It proved to be a memorable weekend at Spa-Francorchamps for Hitech Pulse-Eight’s Alex Dunne, as the Irishman claimed his first two GB3 victories, broke the record for the most points earned in a three-race GB3 event since the implementation of the current points structure in 2018, and earned the Sunoco Fastest Driver of the Weekend […]

Irish Rising Star Alex Dunne Begins GB3 Championship at Oulton Park

The next stage in Alex Dunne’s burgeoning single seater career begins at Oulton Park this weekend [8-10 April] as the Irishman kicks off his 2023 GB3 Championship campaign. The 17-year-old dominated Britain’s FIA Formula 4 series last year, setting a new record of 11 race victories in a single season, a further six podiums, five […]