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Formula 2

Ferrari junior Ilott to race in GT Challenge

Callum Ilott, who finished as runner-up in F2 last season, is set to drive in the GT World Challenge in 2021. The Brit was rumored to be in contention for an F1 seat, but he ultimately missed out to former rivals Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, who will both drive for Haas this season.

Ferrari junior Callum Ilott is set to step away from single-seater racing for the time being, as he embarks on a new challenge - the GT World Challenge to be precise.

The British driver had an impressive 2020, narrowly missing out on the F2 title to Mick Schumacher. Despite being second best, Ilott did out-score Nikita Mazepin and Yuki Tsunoda, sealing three race wins and five pole positions in the process.

The move to GT racing comes after the 22-year-old missed out on an F1 seat for the 2021 season, though he does still remain a key member of the Ferrari young driver academy.

Ilott will make his debut in the GT World Challenge series with Iron Lynx later this year, as his involvement won't directly affect his current duties as a Ferrari test driver.


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