GP3 SeriesInterviewsSixty Seconds With...

60 Seconds With… Alfonso Celis Jr

1 Mins read
(MEX, Status Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.

How old are you?

17 years old

Where are you from?

Tehuacan, Puebla Mexico

How long have you been racing?

This will be my 3rd year in professional single seaters in Europe

What are you racing in 2014 and in what series?

GP3 series with Status GP

What is your first motor sport related memory?

When I first got into a single seater cockpit in a champ car to take a picture – I was 6 years old.

What got you in to motor sport?

My parents were very close fiends to Michel Jourdain Jr. and his family, so we went to several races and from that moment on I wanted to be there (2002)

What and where was your first race?

A Formula Renault race in Mexico.

What is your best racing memory?

When I won the 24 hour race of Mexico with my dad as my team mate in 2012

What are your hopes for the rest of the season?

To keep gaining experience and start getting on a competitive pace in order to win the championship in 2015.

What are your long term plans?

Keep racing but never stop studying.

One song you would listen to to prepare yourself for a race?

Born to Rage.

13769 posts

About author
Long time motorsport fanatic, covering Formula 1 and the occassional other series. Feel free to give him a follow on Twitter at @Paul11MSport.
Related posts
InterviewsOff Road

INTERVIEW: Cayden MacCachren highlights San Felipe 250 victory, Polaris and UTV racing

20 Mins read
On the heels of his San Felipe 250 UTV win to begin the 2024 SCORE season, Cayden MacCachren chatted with The Checkered Flag about the victory, Polaris Factory Racing, and the UTV racing scene at large.

INTERVIEW: Alex Scheuerell breaks down Polaris' 2024 Dakar challenger

5 Mins read
Alex Scheuerell, technical director for Polaris Factory Racing, spoke with The Checkered Flag as his team’s Polaris RZR Pro R Factory takes on the Dakar Rally with Xavier de Soultrait and Florent Vayssade for Sébastien Loeb Racing.
DakarInterviewsWorld Rally-Raid Championship

INTERVIEW: Austin Jones discusses "really hard" T3 championship battle

5 Mins read
From Morocco, twice-reigning Dakar Rally winner Austin Jones had a quick word with The Checkered Flag about his World Rally-Raid Championship T3 pursuit and the 2024 season.