Callum Ilott

Callum Ilott Tops Last IndyCar Practice At Barber

LEEDS, Alabama – Callum Ilott, a rookie driver from England who drives for Juncos Hollinger Racing, was the fastest driver in Saturday’s final practice session for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Ilott’s No. 77 Chevrolet lapped the 17-turn, 2.33-mile Barber Motorsports Park at 1:07.0906.

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Aeroscreen credited with saving IndyCar driver Callum Ilott from serious injury at Texas Motor Speedway

Of all of the advancements in safety that have been made in open-wheel racing over the past several years, arguably none has been a bigger game-changer than the introduction of the aeroscreen to IndyCar racing. Like its overseas counterpart, the "halo" in Formula 1, the aeroscreen has been pivotal in preventing serious injuries to drivers from debris intruding the cockpit, and the latest testimony can be given by IndyCar rookie Callum Ilott.

Callum Ilott and Juncos: the unlikely underdog pairing taking on IndyCar

Formula 1′s rapidly shrinking window of opportunity for new drivers to showcase their talents might be a cause for concern in Europe, but grand prix racing’s losses have quickly become IndyCar’s gains over in America. With Callum Ilott’s signing at Juncos-Hollinger Racing (JHR), a young driver looking to advance his...
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Callum Ilott Is Committing to IndyCar Next Year

This time last year, Callum Ilott was fighting Mick Schumacher for both a Formula 2 championship and the honor of showing their mutual employer, the Ferrari Driver Academy, that he was ready for a Formula 1 seat. Schumacher won that battle, he took the F1 seat at Haas, and Ilott was left waiting when the other two new seats on the grid went to Red Bull junior Yuki Tsunoda and well-funded chaos enthusiast Nikita Mazepin. Ilott sat out the 2021 season, knowing that an F2 championship over a weaker field would do him no good, and waited for the 2022 Formula 1 grid to open up. With that grid effectively complete, Ilott has chosen to focus on racing something else. Like former Haas F1 ace Romain Grosjean and former Marussia driver Alexander Rossi, he's chosen to take his talents to IndyCar.

Callum Ilott signs as Juncos Hollinger's IndyCar full-timer in 2022

Ilott this weekend will compete in his third IndyCar outing at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach having also raced at Portland and Laguna Seca. Next year he will run all 17 rounds of the IndyCar season, including five ovals, five street courses and seven road courses. “Coming into...
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Callum Ilott Is Getting His Chance in IndyCar

Callum Ilott is not an outlier. When he came 14 points from winning last year's Formula 2 championship, he knew that Formula 1 was unlikely to be the next step in his career. It was no surprise when Yuki Tsunoda and Nikita Mazepin both got F1 drives despite finishing behind him in the series standings, either. This is the business of F1, a sport where rides are handed out on more than just speed, experience, and results. What is a surprise is what he plans to do next.

Callum Ilott Set For Portland IndyCar Series Debut

INDIANAPOLIS – Juncos Hollinger Racing officials announced Wednesday that current Formula 1 Ferrari test driver and Alfa Romeo Racing reserve driver Callum Ilott will make his debut in the NTT IndyCar Series at Portland Int’l Raceway. The 22-year-old Briton is the first driver announced for the No. 77 Chevy-powered Juncos...

How Ferrari offered Callum Ilott what Red Bull couldn't

Patience. It's something Callum Ilott needs quite a bit of right now. After finishing runner-up in Formula 2 last year, the young Briton was placed on the substitutes’ bench at Alfa Romeo. In the meantime, his fellow Ferrari Driver Academy member and the main rival for last year’s F2 title, Mick Schumacher, is already racing in F1 for Haas.

Formula 1: Callum Ilott joins Alfa Romeo as second reserve driver

Briton Callum Ilott has joined Alfa Romeo as second reserve driver. Ilott will share reserve driver duties with Robert Kubica when the Pole is unavailable as a result of his commitments in other racing categories. Ilott, a member of the Ferrari driver academy, will take part in some first practice...

Alfa Romeo sign 'rising star' Callum Ilott as second reserve driver for 2021 as young Brit gets F1 chance

Callum Ilott has joined Alfa Romeo as the team's second reserve driver. Described as "one of motorsport's rising stars" by the team, the young British driver will share reserve duties with Robert Kubica and will drive in a number of Practice One sessions this season - starting at this weekend's Portuguese GP where Ilott will make his official F1 debut.