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CALLAN O'KEEFE

D.O.B.

09/06/96

AGE

22

LIVES

Hatfield

Racing History:

2009 Project One Karting - English Club Level Karting Champion and lap record holder

2010 Ricky Flynn Motorsport7th place in the British Karting Championship – Rookie Champion / 3rd Place in the World Karting Championships

2011 Ricky Flynn MotorsportBritish Karting Champion / Vice-World Karting Champion

2012 RedBull F1 Junior Team | Formula BMW4 Wins / 5 Pole positions / 4 Fastest laps / 5 podiums

2013 RedBull F1 Junior Team | Motoparc | Formula ADACPrimary Goal - Racecar development / Multiple top 10 finishes / Fastest Laps

2014 Lotus F1 Junior Team | ART Formula Renault 2.01 Win / 1 Pole position / 3 Fastest laps / 3 Podium finishes

2015 Fortec Motorsport | Signature3 Podium finishes / FIA F3 testing

2016 Fortec Motorsport3rd Place in the BRDC British Formula 3 Autumn Trophy / Top 5 finish Formula Renault 2.0 with JD Motorsport in what was meant to be a development only drive

2017 Douglas Motorsport | Team Benik | BN Racing British Formula 3 - Multiple Podiums and fastest laps / LMP3 - 2 Races, 2 Podiums, 2 Fastest laps - on debut, Winner of the Sunoco Fastest Driver of the Weekend Winner / USF 2000 (Benik) - Top 5 in Indianapolis in US debut USF2000 (BN Racing) - 3rd fastest overall Chris Giffiths Memorial Test, Indianapolis

2019 FA Racing by Drivex | Formula Renault EurocupRacing for Fernando Alonso’s new racing team in Formula Renault Eurocup

 

What is your career highlight so far?

Becoming British and Vice World Champion.

Driver Coaching History:

I have been coaching in motorsport for 4 years now across karting, F4, F3 and Ginetta Juniors and have been able to help drivers achieve race wins, podiums and fastest laps in all categories I have worked with drivers in. I’m also an ARDS Instructor and working with a wide variety of cars and driver experience levels. The list includes production road cars, Front wheel drive salon cars, GT3/GT4’s and Radicals. 


Who are your motorsport heroes and why?

Fernando Alonso as his ability top extract the maximum out of a race car is second to none.


What are your favourite cars/teams/liveries from motorsport history?

Old School F1 cars! H Pattern gear boxes, Huge tires and 1000BHP Monsters! The JPS Lotus was a favourite livery of mine.


What are your hobbies outside of motorsport?

I love traveling and visiting places, especially nature holidays.


Tell us something that people wouldn’t have known about you?

I’m a big fan of animals.


Quickfire Quiz:

  • Favourite TV Show: Game of Thrones

  • Favourite band/artist: Catfish and the Bottleman

  • Favourite movie: Catch me If you can

  • Dream car (on track): JPS Lotus

  • Dream car (off track): Lamborghini Huracan

  • Who would you like to play you in a film of your life: Leonardo Di Caprio

  • One thing you’d like to learn in life: How to cook at a high level.

  • Best holiday destination you’ve been to: Lapland

  • Describe yourself in three words: Hardworking, Determined, Driven!