Willpower and a supportive family

Day is one of 3 Israeli professional racing drivers and was the one who made the initial breakthrough and has become a full-fledged racer.

July 3, 2014 12:44
Racing Driver

Alon Day has given up his Formula 1 dream but is happy with GT. (photo credit: MOTION COMPANY)

Motor racing wasn’t even legal in Israel when Alon Day began to dream of a career in the sport.

So how does a boy from Ashdod go on to become a professional driver? “Willpower and a supportive family” are the keys according to the 22-year-old Day, who currently races for team Mercedes in the ADAC GT Masters in Germany.


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