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Alex Baron

Alexandre Baron

#7 Legacy Autosport

 

Birthdate: December 6, 1994
Hometown: Narbonne, France
Residence: Narbonne, France
Twitter: @AlexBaron04
Instagram: @alex.baronc
Team Website: facebook.com/LegacyAutosport

 

Sponsors:

 

Metalloid Corporation

Nationality:  French/English

Languages Spoken:  French, English

Height/Weight:  6’0/169 lb.

Education:  Bac Pro Vente

Songs that must be on your playlist: Shiver by Coldplay, Rebel Rebel by David Bowie

Talent I wish I had: To read peoples’ minds

Bucket list items: Take part in a golf tournament, skydiving (if I ever get the courage), take a road trip

Beat meal you can cook by yourself: Homemade mac & cheese, Indian/ Thai dishes, Tomatoes Farcies, Pasta Bolognese

Interesting note about me: I am not related to former IndyCar driver Alex Barron

Racing goal: Achieving the highest goal and making my passion my full-time job

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

CAREER

2018

  • Finished 12th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda despite competing in only seven races
  • Captured two victories with three total podium finishes, and set two new series track records 

2017

  • Competed in three rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, with a top finish of fourth on the oval at Iowa

2014

  • Competed in eight Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires races, earning a victory, a pole position, three total podiums and top-seven finishes in every race
  • Finished 10th in the final season standings

2013

  • Competed in four rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, claiming two race wins (at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Houston), two poles and one additional podium finish
  • Also contested a partial season of Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

2012

  • Won the French Formula 4 Championship with the Auto Sport Academy, claiming nine wins and 11 pole positions from 14 races (rookie season in cars)

2010 – 2011

  • Official driver for the Sodi Kart factory Team in KF2 and KF1
  • Competed in the CIK-FIA World Championship, the CIK-FIA European Championship, the WSK Euro Series, and finished third in the French KF2 Championship

2009

  • Official Driver for the Tony Kart French Factory Team in KF3 (finished second in the French Championship)

2002 – 2008

  • Began racing karts at age 7
  • Competed in approximately 90 races and claimed more than 50 race wins in different categories