Indy Lights - Alex Baron

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Alex Baron
Alex Baron
Driver Info
Alex Baron
Biography of Alex Baron

Hobbies: Motorsports, Reading (thrillers most of the time), sports in general, golf

Current Sports Played: Racquetball, tennis

Snapshot: I am a discreet person most of the time. I don’t like showing off and I concentrate on my main goal while on the track, but I like having a laugh with the persons close to me and also with my team.

Racing goal:  Always giving myself to the maximum, on and off the track, to become one day an IndyCar champion. To achieve my main goal I have to start by winning this year the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with my team Belardi Auto Racing.

Racing hero:  Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher.

My fitness routine includes:  Cardio, body workout, swimming, various sports such as tennis and racquetball.

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions:  Always wear my lucky underwear!

An interesting note about me: I am very friendly and very determined. I always want to make my driving better to be the best. I am very passionate about what I am doing.

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 (2nd 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.

Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2013 Cooper Tires USF2000 4 2 2 3 3 32 4
Total 4 2 2 3 3 32 4
2014 Indy Lights 8 1 1 5 8 36 7
Total 8 1 1 5 8 36 7
* Under INDYCAR sanction RAF = Running at Finish
** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points
Belardi Auto Racing

Belardi Auto Racing is owned by Brian Belardi, a former collegiate football player who has focused his competitive juices into auto racing.  Located  near Indianapolis, the Belardi team campaigns cars in the Indy Lights and USF2000 National Championship in support of the Mazda Road to Indy development ladder system.

Belardi is a tough competitor. A former defensive back at the University of Colorado, he had his eyes set on a NFL career before being sidelined with injuries, Belardi understands what it takes to compete at the highest levels of sports.  As a former driver, Belardi also understands the specific needs of racer that is in pursuit of a championship.