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Donegan

Keith Donegan

#28 BN Racing

 

Birthdate: March 12, 1997
Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
Residence: Miami, Florida
Twitter: @keithdonegan30
Instagram: @keithdonegan30
Facebook: Keith Donegan Racing

 

Sponsors:

 

Drogheda Hire & Sales/Navan Hire

Nationality: Irish

Languages spoken: English, Irish, French

Height/weight: 5’11” / 154 lbs.

Education: BESS (business, economics and social studies) B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin

Current sports played: Car racing

Hobbies: Fitness, music, sports psychology and basketball

Racing goal: To become a Verizon IndyCar Series champion

Racing heroes: Dario Franchitti, Mario Andretti

My fitness routine includes: 6 days a week: 3 days high intensity interval training and 3 days of strength and weights

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: I always wear odd socks on race days

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could play the guitar

An interesting note about me: I love dogs, I Google everything and I enjoy public speaking

Career results:

2017

  • Returned to racing after three years away to complete his college degree
  • Won the Mazda Road to Indy Shootout over 16 junior formula champions from around the world, earning a Mazda scholarship into the 2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda
  • Booked his Shootout ticket by finishing second in the Formula Ford Festival finale at Brands Hatch, also setting the race’s quick lap... took three podiums and a fastest lap in the heat races
  • Also earned a top-five finish at the Walter Hayes Trophy
  • Competed in 12 Britcover National Formula Ford 1600 Championship races, with two podiums… also competed in three Formula Ford 1600 Scotland races

2014-2016

  • Attended Trinity College in Dublin

2013

  • Finished second in the Ginetta Junior UK Championship, with four wins and 12 podiums

2012

  • Competed in the Ginetta Junior UK Championship

2009-2011

  • Began karting… won the 2011 Irish Karting Grand Prix