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60 Seconds With: Alyx Coby

Name: Alyx Coby

Age: 13

Occupation: First Year Student at Gael-Choláiste Chill Dara.

Road Car: I’m only 13 so don’t have a car yet!

Race/Rally Car Weapon of Choice: I drive a Fernando Alonso Kart in the Motorsport Ireland Karting Championship where I race in the IAME X30 Junior class for drivers aged 11-15. It has a 125cc engine and we reach speeds of up to 130km/h.

Drive of my Life: I competed at the IAME International Finals at Le Mans in France last month against 130 of the best drivers in the world. It was a fantastic event and it was great to race on big grids.


Best car ever driven:
Race car: I’ve only raced karts, so it would have to be this year’s kart!
Road car: I don’t have a licence yet, but I’ve driven a van around the yard at my dad’s garage a couple of times.

Dream race/rally car: Red Bull F1 Car.

Dream road car: Ferrari La Ferrari.

Other interests: Art, Karate, Music.

Famous movie you don’t rate: Still to find one I don’t enjoy.

1 Musician/Band you rate: Hasley.

1 you don’t: Taylor Swift.

Fav Food: Big lover of food, especially Italian. Can’t beat a good spagbol and tiramisu.

Fav Restaurant: At the moment it is Two Cooks in Sallins. Amazing in every way!

Biggest Supporter: My family. My parents, brother, uncle and grandparents come to every race. My dad and uncle used to race and my younger brother is just starting out so we’ll all be spending weekends at the races together for a good while yet!



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