The Ferrari Driver Academy member will compete in his third IndyCar outing on the Grand Prix of Lengthy Seaside this weekend having additionally raced at Portland and Laguna Seca.
Subsequent 12 months he’ll run all 17 rounds of the IndyCar season, together with 5 ovals, 5 road programs and 7 highway programs.
“Coming into the ultimate weekend of our three-race run on the west coast, it’s nice to announce that I will likely be persevering with subsequent 12 months with Juncos Hollinger Racing for the 2022 IndyCar Collection season,” stated Ilott.
“Clearly we now have had a steep studying curve right here the previous few races to attempt to put every thing collectively.
“Now we have had some actual positives and know the issues we have to work on. Understanding what Ricardo Juncos and Brad Hollinger have in place for subsequent season and particularly over the winter of what we are able to do in testing, I positively really feel we are able to put ourselves in an incredible place to begin off the 2022 season sturdy.
“I sit up for persevering with the work that we’re doing and heading into the winter to begin a brand new journey over right here and I wish to thank the Ferrari Driver Academy for permitting me to take this chance.”
Juncos Hollinger Racing crew founder Ricardo Juncos added, “[Ilott’s] maturity, velocity on monitor, and suggestions is surprisingly good for being 22-years-old.
“We have been very impressed together with his suggestions and the bodily situation of Callum after Laguna. After a protracted robust race at Laguna, he acquired out of the automobile not even exhibiting any indicators of fatigue. Contemplating Laguna was a full green-flag race, Callum proved to be in unimaginable form.
“We all know we aren’t the quickest automobile on monitor and have loads of growing to do, however Callum pushes himself to get every thing out of the automobile and has proven nice velocity.
“Over the previous few weeks, Callum has proven us he’s the best driver for our full-time run subsequent 12 months, so we’re thrilled to have him be a part of our programme full time.
“We will likely be constructing our program in all areas and may have the time to check and proceed our improvement as a crew. I need to thank Callum for committing to our new IndyCar Collection programme and sit up for our full-time effort as a crew subsequent 12 months.”
Callum Ilott, Juncos Hollinger Racing Chevy
Photograph by: Artwork Fleischmann
Co-owner Brad Hollinger has been impressed by Ilott’s expertise and maturity, and is assured the driving force and crew will shock their rivals subsequent 12 months.
“Our purpose was to safe a gifted driver for the ultimate three races of the 2021 season in order that we might have a powerful baseline going right into a full run within the 2022 season,” stated Hollinger.
“Subsequently, we have been fairly blissful to have a driver like Callum to work with these remaining three races.
“He proved he can carry out throughout the previous two races in quite a lot of areas. Callum has maturity past his age and has a really enthusiastic persona.
“We knew we had the driving force we wished for the 2022 marketing campaign after his sturdy efficiency throughout the Laguna occasion, notably throughout the later levels as his lap instances have been constantly equal to the ninth and tenth automobile paces.
“I’m elated that Callum has chosen Juncos Hollinger Racing to proceed his racing profession. The continuity this provides us all through the winter and into subsequent season is invaluable in making a cohesive successful crew.
“I couldn’t be extra excited for the 2022 season and anticipate we’ll shock individuals throughout the 12 months with Callum.”