Callum Ilott
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Callum Ilott

1998-11-11 (age 22)


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Ilott secures Iron Lynx Le Mans 24 Hours drive

Ferrari Driver Academy member Callum Ilott will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut at this year’s edition of the twice around the clock sportscar racing classic next month. 

Ilott in "very good position" should F1 opportunity arise

Ferrari youngster Callum Ilott believes he is in a “very good position” to make the step into Formula 1 should an opportunity arise despite not racing single-seaters this year.

Why Britain's Ferrari-linked F1 hopeful is playing the waiting game Prime

Why Britain's Ferrari-linked F1 hopeful is playing the waiting game

Ferrari protege Callum Ilott is racing a Maranello product and driving Formula 1 cars. But that’s a 488 GT3 and an Alfa Romeo in FP1 respectively. However, he reckons his time could come to wear the Prancing Horse logo as a grand prix driver

Ilott to take part in Portimao FP1 as Alfa Romeo F1 reserve
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Ilott to take part in Portimao FP1 as Alfa Romeo F1 reserve

Ferrari test driver Callum Ilott will also serve as Alfa Romeo’s second Formula 1 reserve driver, and will take part in FP1 for the team at the Portuguese Grand Prix. 

Ferrari junior Ilott joins GT World Challenge with Iron Lynx

Ferrari academy driver Callum Ilott will contest the Endurance Cup rounds of the 2021 GT World Challenge Europe with an Iron Lynx Ferrari 488 GT3.

Ferrari F1 tester Ilott set for GT programme in 2021

Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Callum Ilott is set to embark on a GT racing programme in 2021 that will see him appear in a number of high-profile sportscar races.

Ilott confirmed as Ferrari’s 2021 F1 test driver

FIA Formula 2 star Callum Ilott has been confirmed as Ferrari’s F1 test driver next season, just weeks after falling short to Mick Schumacher in the title race.

Ilott won't return to Formula 2 in 2021

Formula 2 runner-up Callum Ilott says he won't be returning to the championship for a third season next year, despite appearing for Charouz at last week's post-season test.

F2 frontrunner Ilott misses out on 2021 Formula 1 seat

Formula 2 title contender Callum Ilott has announced he will not be racing in Formula 1 next season after missing out on a seat.

Ferrari could wait until Abu Dhabi to run Schumacher, Ilott

Ferrari juniors Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott will have to wait until the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for their next Formula 1 practice chance, after their Nurburgring runs were abandoned.

Ilott not on Haas shortlist for 2021 F1 seat

Callum Ilott is currently not in contention for a Formula 1 drive with Haas in 2021 despite his scheduled practice outing with the team at the Nurburgring on Friday.

Schumacher, Ilott and Shwartzman enjoy Ferrari F1 tests

Mick Schumacher, Callum Ilott and Robert Shwartzman enjoyed an “unforgettable” Ferrari Formula 1 test on Wednesday at Fiorano, stepping up preparations ahead of their grand prix weekend debuts.

Schumacher and Ilott to get first F1 practice runs

Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott will get their first runs in an official Formula 1 practice session at the Eifel Grand Prix, as Ferrari announces plans for a trio of its youngsters.

Monza F2: Ilott on pole as Schumacher crashes

Callum Ilott took his fourth pole position of the Formula 2 season after topping a qualifying session at Monza that was prematurely ended by a crash for Mick Schumacher.

Silverstone F2: Ilott takes points lead with feature race win

Ferrari junior Callum Ilott vaulted into the lead of the 2020 Formula 2 drivers’ championship with a supreme feature race win at Silverstone.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2019

With Formula 1 enjoying one of its strongest rookie intake in 2019, looks at the top 20 junior drivers of 2019 aiming to follow in the footsteps of Alexander Albon, Lando Norris and George Russell.

Abu Dhabi F2: Sette Camara tops final qualifying of 2019

McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara scored pole position at Abu Dhabi, as a number of his Formula 2 rivals were robbed of improvements by a late yellow flag.

Shwartzman joins Prema as Ferrari unveils F2 roster

Ferrari has decided the placing of its Formula 2 juniors, with Mick Schumacher and FIA F3 champion Robert Shwartzman at Prema Racing and Marcus Armstrong at ART Grand Prix.

Ticktum, Ilott headline Macau GP entry list

Ex-Red Bull junior Dan Ticktum will bid for a third consecutive Macau Grand Prix victory next month with the Carlin squad.

Ilott: Monaco "rebound" important after F1 test crash

Ferrari junior Callum Ilott says he felt it was important to rebound – after taking second in Formula 2 qualifying in Monaco – following his "weird" Alfa Romeo Formula 1 testing crash.

Ilott says 200km/h Alfa shunt in Barcelona test was “weird”

Formula 1 test debutant Callum Ilott says he was caught off guard by the “weird” moment that led to him spinning his Alfa Romeo and crashing into the barrier at high speed. 

Ilott to make F1 test debut with Alfa Romeo

Ferrari junior Callum Ilott will get his first on-track Formula 1 experience in May’s Barcelona test, where he will join the Alfa Romeo team’s driver line-up.

Ilott, Eriksson to return to Macau Grand Prix

GP3 Series race winner Callum Ilott and race-winning BMW DTM rookie Joel Eriksson are returning to Formula 3 for next month’s Macau Grand Prix.

Hubert, Ilott thrown out of second Monza GP3 race

The top two drivers in the GP3 standings, Anthoine Hubert, and his ART Grand Prix teammate Callum Ilott, have both been disqualified from the Monza sprint race. 

Spa GP3: Mazepin wins in ART 1-2-3-4

Force India development driver Nikita Mazepin topped an ART Grand Prix 1-2-3-4 at Spa, as Anthoine Hubert extended his championship lead again in a thrilling sprint race.

Ilott: Ferrari association has helped me to mature

Ferrari junior driver Callum Ilott says that his association with the famous Italian marque has allowed him to become a more mature driver.

Red Bull Ring GP3: Ilott wins as Mazepin hits Hubert

Ferrari junior Callum Ilott took a lights-to-flag win in the Red Bull Ring feature race, as well as the GP3 points lead, as erstwhile leader Anthoine Hubert was sent into a spin by Nikita Mazepin.

Red Bull Ring GP3: Ferrari's Ilott takes maiden pole

Ferrari Formula 1 junior Callum Ilott scored his first GP3 pole position and a first of the season for ART Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring.

Paul Ricard GP3: Ilott resists Piquet for maiden win

Ferrari Formula 1 junior Callum Ilott scored his first GP3 Series victory from reverse grid pole in Sunday's second race at Paul Ricard. predicts the 2018 GP3 season

In what's set to be the final year of GP3 as we know it,'s panel of junior single-seater experts analyses the class of 2018 and offer their predictions for the year ahead.

Pulcini edges Ilott on first Barcelona GP3 test day

Campos Racing driver Leonardo Pulcini topped the timesheets on the opening day of the final GP3 test of the pre-season at Barcelona by just 0.012 seconds from Callum Ilott.

Hubert leads Ilott on second day of Paul Ricard testing

Anthoine Hubert topped the times on the second and final day of the first 2018 pre-season GP3 test ahead of Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Callum Ilott at Paul Ricard.

Ferrari junior Ilott joins dominant GP3 team ART

Ferrari junior driver Callum Ilott will race for the powerhouse ART Grand Prix squad in GP3 in 2018.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

Eriksson blames Ilott, FCY for Macau crash

BMW junior Joel Eriksson has laid the blame for his Macau Grand Prix exit on "aggressive" rival Callum Ilott and the "unbelievable" timing of the full-course yellow.

Macau GP: Ilott passes Eriksson for qualifying race win

New Ferrari protege Callum Ilott took a stunning win in the Macau Grand Prix qualification race after passing Joel Eriksson with a brilliant move for the lead.

Hockenheim F3: Ilott leads Prema 1-2-3 in dominant fashion

Callum Ilott demolished the European Formula 3 field to win the second race of the season finale at Hockenheim.

Hockenheim F3: Prema duo Ilott and Gunther share poles

Prema Formula 3 driver Callum Ilott will line up on pole position for two of the three races of the Hockenheim season finale, with teammate Maximilian Gunther heading the grid for the final race.

Red Bull Ring F3: Ilott beats Eriksson in opening race

Callum Ilott took a start-to-finish win in the first Formula 3 European Championship race of the penultimate round at the Red Bull Ring.

Red Bull Ring F3: Ilott edges Gunther for Race 1 pole

Britain’s Callum Ilott grabbed pole position for the first European Formula 3 race of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring in a thrilling qualifying session.

Norris' race-winning move was "not fair", says Ilott

Prema Powerteam driver Callum Ilott feels European F3 rival Lando Norris' decisive overtake in the final race of the Nurburgring round was "not fair".

Nurburgring F3: Hughes and Ilott share Sunday poles

Jake Hughes and Callum Ilott dramatically claimed the pole positions for Sunday’s two European Formula 3 races at the Nurburgring on a soaking wet track.

Nurburgring F3: Norris dominates wet-track qualifying

European Formula 3 points leader Lando Norris crushed the opposition to take pole position for the first race of the weekend at the Nurburgring by a huge margin.

Zandvoort F3: Ilott wins Race 2, Norris takes points lead

Callum Ilott collected his fifth win of the 2017 European Formula 3 season at Zandvoort, as Lando Norris took the championship lead by a point over Maximilian Gunther.

Norris loses Zandvoort F3 pole to Ilott after penalty

Lando Norris has lost his pole position for Sunday morning’s European Formula 3 race at Zandvoort to Callum Ilott after being found guilty of a yellow-flag offence.

Norris loses third Spa pole after crash

Lando Norris has been stripped of his pole position for the final race of the Spa Formula 3 European Championship round after being found at fault for the first-lap collision that eliminated himself and Guan Yu Zhou.

Ilott hopes F2 debut springboard to full 2018 campaign

Callum Ilott says he hopes his Silverstone Formula 2 appearance can act as a springboard to a full-time campaign in the F1 support series in 2018.

F3 title contender Ilott to make F2 debut

Formula 3 European Championship star Callum Ilott is to make his Formula 2 race debut supporting the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.

Hungaroring F3: Eriksson retakes points lead with Race 3 win

BMW protege Joel Eriksson has retaken the European F3 championship lead by winning the final race of the Hungaroring weekend from pole position.

Hungaroring F3: Ilott blitzes the field in Race 2

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott dominated the second race of the European F3 weekend at the Hungaroring, beating nearest rival Joel Eriksson by 8.6s.

Hungaroring F3: Ilott, Eriksson share Sunday poles

Prema Powerteam driver Callum Ilott and Motopark's Joel Eriksson will line up on pole in the second and third race respectively of European F3's Hungaroring round.

Pau F3: Norris crash hands second victory to Gunther

Maximilian Gunther won the 76th running of the Pau Grand Prix, and his second European Formula 3 race in a row, as Lando Norris crashed out of a comfortable lead.

Pau F3: Ilott beats Norris to Race 1 pole

Prema driver Callum Ilott has grabbed pole for Saturday’s opening race of European Formula 3's Pau Grand Prix round.

Monza F3: Ilott wins final race from Norris

Callum Ilott was victorious in the third European Formula 3 race at Monza, making it the same trio of drivers winning in the Italian round as in the season opener at Silverstone.

Ilott says Silverstone not a reliable F3 form guide

Prema's Callum Ilott feels the opening weekend of the European Formula 3 season at Silverstone may not be a reliable form guide for the year ahead, saying he's "not too worried" about Lando Norris's victory.

Silverstone F3: Ilott fights back to dominate Race 3

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott converted his second pole position of the European Formula 3 season opener at Silverstone into his first win of the year.

Silverstone F3: Ilott fights back to score double pole

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott responded to narrowly missing out on first place in first European Formula 3 qualifying at Silverstone by topping the second session.

F3 preview: Will 2017 be the year Prema domination ends?

This year's European Formula 3 season is about to start at Silverstone, with several drivers looking to fill the void created by last year's F1-bound champion Lance Stroll. David Gruz assesses the class of 2017.

Interview: Inside the mind of F3 title favourite Callum Ilott

Callum Ilott may be the favourite for this year's European Formula 3 title, but the British rising star confesses his chosen career trajectory means this year is key to staying on track for his goal to reach F1.

Ilott ends European F3 pre-season testing on top

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott completed the second and final European Formula 3 pre-season test at the Red Bull Ring on top, having set the pace on both days.