Irwin Racing | Caolán Irwin
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18 year old student Caolán Irwin is a proven winner both at home and abroad. In just three short seasons Caolán has progressed from raw novice through to being one of Ireland’s most talented up and coming racers.

In 2017 Caolán faces his biggest challenge yet as he graduates to the Supersport class to contest the Thundersport GB series and all non-clashing Irish Masters Championship rounds.

CAOLÁN’S ACHIEVEMENTS

2009 -2013 – Competing in Motocross

2014 CIRCUIT RACING DEBUT SEASON
Finished on the podium in his first ever race.
Took his maiden race win at his second ever event.
Finished the year as Masters Moto3 Champion and Ulster Newcomers Moto3 Champion.
Invited to take part in the Red Bull Rookies selection even and became the first Republic of Ireland rider to make it to the final.
Competed in his first UK race weekend.

2015 COMPETING IN UK AND IRELAND
Numerous podiums and race wins in Thundersport UK Aprilia Championship.
Finished on the Supertwins podium at Mondello Park on his underpowered Thundersport Aprilia.
Finished second at the ‘Sunflower’ International event on his first outing on a full Supertwin.
Two wins in Thundersport UK’s Aprilia Challenge.
Eleven top three finishes.
Fifth in the Thundersport Aprilia Challenge.
Three second place finishes from four starts in the Masters Supertwin Championship.

THE FUTURE
Caolán’s next step is to graduate from the ‘one-make’ Aprilia series to the ultra competitive Supersport class. A Yamaha R6 has been purchased by Irwin Racing for Caolán to contest the Thundersport GB ‘Elite’ Championship as well as the Irish based ‘Masters Superbike Championship’. Caolán’s graduation to Supersport is the next step on his path to competing on the world stage and his aim for 2017 is to lift the British Championship and also compete for the Masters Supersport title.

THUNDESPORT GB ELITE 600 POINTS
POS.
RIDER
POINTS
1
William White
259
2
Zak Corderoy
197
3
Max Wadsworth
162
4
Robert Varey
162
5
Brendan Mallinder
156
6
Caolán Irwin
151
7
Lloyd Shelley
137
8
Jordan Rushby
119
9
Danny Booth
103
10
Arnie Shelton
92