Alex Palou is a professional racer in the IndyCar Series. He has also raced in the Super Formula Championship. In 2021, he won the IndyCar Series Championship.

Player Profile and Early Career

Álex Palou Montalbo was born on April 1, 1997 in Sant Antoni de Vilamajor, Spain. He started Karting at a young age and in 2012, he won the WSK Euro Series championship.

Born 1 Apr 1997
Nationality Spain Spain
Nickname Alex
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After Karting, he started racing in the BRDC Formula 4 Championships in 2014. In the same year, he also drove in the Euroformula 4 Open Championship. From 2015 to 2016, he drove in the GP3 Series. Then in 2017, he drove in the All-Japan F3 Championship, the World Series Formula V8 3.5, and he also tried his hand at FIA Formula 2 Championship.

In 2018, he drove in the FIA European F3, and in 2019, he drove in Super Formula and Super GT.

IndyCar Career

Palou made his IndyCar Series debut in 2020. His first race was at the Genesys 3000. He drives for the Chip Ganassi Racing team in car Number 10. He did not get his first win until 2021 at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

In 2021, he won the Indycar Championship. As of March 2023, Palou has been in 4 races, and he’s made it to 15 podiums, and 2 pole positions.

Career Highlights

  • Wins: 4
  • Podiums: 15
  • Poles: 2

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