Alex at the age of twelve entered his first series of club races in restricted karts at the 800m circuit in Albourne ( After a solid mid-field finish in his first ever race day he progressed his way up the ladder and finished second place overall by the end of the season with many heat wins to his name.

The first wet-race that Alex competed in started to show his great talent by lapping one and a half seconds quicker than the fastest driver in the club at that time.

Turning thirteen in March 2011, Alex requested driving lessons to fulfil his on-going ambition of driving GT race cars. However, following some good advice from a team owner at Spa-Francochamps who recommended a move to two-stroke kart racing to gain more experience.

Alex carried on with the Winter series at Albourne during 2011-2012 and after some great on-track battles finished the series in first place – his first Championship.

His Rotax karting spree started during 2012 at Forest Edge Kart Club, with several wins and some good consistent finishes. Several difficult races caused a big drop in the championship points and left him in fifth place at the end of a long year. Although Alex gained good experience for what was to come.

Alex turned 14 in March 2012 and went for a couple of days to learn to drive a Lotus Exige at North Weald Airfield under the tuition of Andrew Walsh and friends.

Following another days tuition at Brands Hatch, Alex passed his ARDS test in May 2012. This was a significant step in Alex’s career and would mark the start of many new experiences.

June 2012 saw Alex’s first test in the Ford Fiesta Junior Car at Snetterton after joining the Advent Motorsport team. Further tests followed at Brands Hatch and Snetterton in the following months culminating in his first races at Snetterton in September and Brands Hatch in October 2012.
The 2013 season started in April with a double podium for Alex at Rockingham Race Circuit. Another podium at Silverstone then Alex gained his first win in car racing at Snetterton during July 2013 followed by another podium in the second race of the weekend.

Seven podiums overall in the Fiesta Junior championship including the win and pole position at Brands and Donnington was a good learning experience. The four DNF’s did not help the final points situation and Alex finished fourth overall in the standings after the last race.

Moving on in the winter 2013 saw Alex join HHC Motorsport and run in the Ginetta Junior winter series. Two qualifying sessions and four races over one single weekend. Alex only tested two days in the car prior to the race weekend. Snetterton was the venue for the series and Alex qualified well initially. His first race ended in a podium 3rd which was impressed a number of people. The following three races showed some good form, but a DNF dropped the final score for the weekend series.SNETT GINETTA PODIUM

2014 was a relatively quiet start to the year as Alex had his GCSE’s – he was still only just sixteen at this point. A mid-summer Fiesta race at Brands Hatch (MSV Trackday Trophy) with his Dad as co-driver was the first time Alex had driven the GP circuit, but he showed impressive form, out qualifying his experienced father on only his third lap of the circuit and ultimately four seconds a lap quicker during the race!

SVR racing under the watchful eye of Danny Buxton provided Alex’s next port of call. The Michelin Clio race series providing some entertainment at the end of August at Snetterton where Alex qualified well, although dropped down the pack during race one. The second race pretty much ending at the first corner as he was T-boned by another car.

November 2014 saw Alex compete in the Lotus Cup UK two hour night race with Callum MacLeod. Alex put the car on class pole (third on the grid) and after a stunning first stint led the race ready for his co-driver to take over. A safety car hampered progress but Alex and Callum finished first in class and were just pipped at the line by twelve seconds for an overall win (finishing second on the road). An awesome end to the year!

2015 saw Alex joining the Lotus Cup UK grid for a full season with highlights being rounds at the famous Spa Francochamps and Silverstone GP circuits. Seven podiums, five poles, four fastest laps, three lap records (Spa, Brands GP, Silverstone) and two overall wins (Donnington and Silverstone). Resulting in fourth overall in the championship.

2016 Alex has joined with Co-Driver Joey Foster (Ex Le-Mans Driver) on the British GT grid driving a Ginetta G55 GT4. Their start to the year was slow as little winter testing was completed. But nonetheless at the first round of the British GT championship, Lanan Racing along with Alex came class 7th and scored some valuable points to the championship title hunt.

The second round to the British GT championship was located at Rockingham. Lanan qualified second last at the back of the grid due to mechanical problems and managed to make a podium finish at the end of the weekend against all odds. This was a huge step for Lanan and Alex, showing really what they were capable of.