Ethan began racing as a cadet in Easykart during 2010 and has experienced a number of victories, podiums and memorable races.Since 2012 Ethan has raced in the MSA British Championship, initially with Fusion Motorsport and from 2014 with Birel.
2014 promises to be an exciting season for Ethan. An indication of this was a recent press release from Birel; "Ethan Hawkey has made the switch to the new Birel C28 cadet kart for the 2014 season. The talented youngster has never been far from the eye of Birel since he started karting through Easykart Cadet at the age of 8. Sole UK Birel Importer Andy Cox explains "We have kept a close eye on Ethan and his performances this year in the MSA Iame cadet class. The new 2014 Birel cadet has excelled in testing and we are confident that we now have a Birel kart that can now deliver a Cadet Championship title."