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Callum Ilott

Get To Know: Callum Ilott

When 24 year old Callum Ilott decided to spend his 2022 season racing IndyCar, he said he was off to pursue the “American Dream.”

In 2001, Ricardo Juncos left Argentina with $400 in a backpack, intent on someday owning his own racing team. He arrived in Miami, started working as a racing mechanic, and soon personified the “American Dream”.

21 years later, he co-owns Juncos Hollinger Racing, and, when he needed a driver for the 2022 season, he plucked Ferrari’s F1 test driver to come state side. Ilott jumped at the chance.

It’s a partnership that began last season for 3 races. Ilott showed great promise, and when there was question how Juncos locked in Callum for this season, Juncos responded “I asked him.”

Callum Ilott was born and raised in Cambridge, England, a University city 55 miles north of England.  As a racer, he’s proven a quick study. He began karting at age 9, and after winning in various series, he joined the Red Bull Junior Team in 2015. He was signed as a Scuderia Ferrari test driver 5 years later.

When he’s not watching his favorite show “Money Heist” in his Indianapolis home, Callum Ilott can be found building remote control cars or playing video games.

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