Callum Ilott
United Kingdom
Driver

Callum Ilott

1998-11-11 (age 22)

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.

The Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016, Part 1

Assessing the hottest future prospects across so many different junior series can be tricky - which is why Motorsport.com's team of writers have chosen their 20 top performers of the year. Read on to see who makes the grade.

Ilott gets maiden GP2 test with ART

Callum Ilott will take part in the post-season GP2 test at the Yas Marina circuit, partnering up with frontrunning team ART Grand Prix.

Ilott switches to Prema for third F3 season

Callum Ilott will remain in the FIA European Formula 3 championship in 2017, joining forces with defending champion team Prema for his third season in the series.

Macau GP: Da Costa passes Ilott to win qualification race

Antonio Felix da Costa pulled off a brilliant overtake on Callum Ilott on lap five of the delayed Macau Grand Prix qualification race to seal victory on Saturday.

Macau GP: Russell takes sensational pole amid several red flags

George Russell took a sensational pole position for Macau’s qualification race with a late effort in Friday’s final session to decide the grid positions.

Macau GP: Da Costa grabs provisional pole as crashes mar session

Antonio Felix da Costa came through an incident-packed first qualifying session – which featured four red flag stoppages – to secure provisional pole position for the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix qualification race on Thursday.

Hockenheim F3: Stroll eases to 13th win of 2016

European F3 champion Lance Stroll continued to dominate proceedings in the series, easily converting pole position into his 13th win of the season in Race 2 of the Hockenheim finale.

Ilott open to staying in F3 for third season

European Formula 3 sophomore driver Callum Ilott says he is open to the idea of returning to the series for a third season in 2017.

Zandvoort F3: Cassidy bounces back to claim maiden win

Prema Powerteam's Nick Cassidy secured his first win in European Formula 3 after taking the lead off the line in Race 2 of the sixth round of the season at Zandvoort.

Spielberg F3: Ilott's Race 1 win overshadowed by horror crash

Callum Ilott took his second win of the season in the first Spielberg race in European F3, which was red-flagged for a horror crash involving Ryan Tveter, Zhi Cong Li and Pedro Piquet.

Spielberg F3: Stroll storms to double pole

Prema Powerteam driver Lance Stroll took control of the second European F3 qualifying at Spielberg, picking up poles for Race 2 and Race 3.

Ilott moves on after "punchy" Hungary F3 weekend

Callum Ilott says he has moved on from the events of the European F3 weekend in Hungary and is looking forward to better results at Pau.

Ilott left "shocked" by Mazepin punch-up

European F3 driver Callum Ilott said he was "shocked" by the post-practice run-in with rival Nikita Mazepin at the Hungaroring, which left the Briton with a bruised face.

Ilott: Karts-to-F3 ban was not needed

Callum Ilott says an explicit ban on drivers going from karting straight to European Formula 3 was not necessary - and that he has no regrets over having made that move last year.

Paul Ricard F3: Ilott claims career-first victory in Race 2

Van Amersfoort driver Callum Ilott took his first European Formula 3 race victory in the second encounter of Paul Ricard weekend from sixth on the grid.

European F3 preview: Who can halt the Prema streamroller?

It may have been a turbulent winter for the FIA European Formula 3 series, but the category's 2016 entry list is still packed with quality. Valentin Khorounzhiy is your guide to all the runners and riders.

Ilott: Emulating Verstappen in F3 was a “tough ask"

Former Red Bull junior Callum Ilott admits it was a "tough ask" to follow in the footsteps of Max Verstappen in the European Formula 3 championship in 2015.

Ilott and Lorandi quickest on Day 2 of Vallelunga test

Van Amersfoort Racing's Callum Ilott and Carlin's Alessio Lorandi topped the final day of European F3's pre-season test at Vallelunga.

Ban on karts-to-F3 route "definitely a good thing" - Lorandi

European Formula 3 racer Alessio Lorandi, who joined the category straight out of karting in 2015, reckons the championship's newly-imposed ban on such a move is a step in the right direction.

Ilott joins Van Amersfoort for 2016 F3 campaign

Callum Ilott will switch to Van Amersfoort Racing for his sophomore campaign in the European Formula 3 championship this year.

Rookies Barnicoat and Isaakyan lead on Day 1 of Aragon test

Formula Renault 2.0 racers Ben Barnicoat and Matevos Isaakyan topped the two respective sessions of the opening day of F3.5 testing at Motorland Aragon.

Red Bull junior Ilott headlines entry list for F3.5 Aragon test

British youngster Callum Ilott and newly-crowned Euroformula Open champion Vitor Baptista are among the drivers who will get a shot in Formula 3.5 machinery as testing resumes at Aragon.

Top 10 European Formula 3 drivers of 2015

Despite the sheer volume of safety cars and red flags, European Formula 3 enjoyed a milestone year in terms of grid quality. Valentin Khorounzhiy spotlights those who stood out in the ultra-competitive field.

Nurburgring F3: Rosenqvist eases to victory as rivals collide

Felix Rosenqvist converted the first of his three pole positions into a victory at the Nurburgring, extending his championship lead as his three title rivals made contact at the start.

Dennis takes last-gasp pole for Pau opener

An eleventh hour surge in a wet qualifying gave Jake Dennis pole position for the first of this weekend’s European Formula 3 races at Pau.

Rosenqvist takes imperious Hockenheim victory

Felix Rosenqvist stamped his authority on the rest of the European Formula 3 field in the second race of the weekend at Hockenheim with a dominant lights-to-flag win.

Leclerc holds off Giovinazzi for final Silverstone win

Charles Leclerc survived a late restart to claim his first European Formula 3 win in the third race of the weekend at Silverstone, the series debutant beating Antonio Giovinazzi by under half a second.

Rosenqvist dominates damp Silverstone opener

Felix Rosenqvist took a lights-to-flag victory in the first European Formula 3 race of the season at Silverstone, surviving two caution periods to hold off Antonio Giovinazzi for the win.

European F3: A field brimming with talent

When the European F3 season gets under way this weekend at Silverstone, the 35-strong field will be full of potential stars of the future. Jamie Klein casts his eye over the most exciting prospects.

Who is Red Bull’s next junior teen star?

The name Callum Ilott might not be familiar to many, but Red Bull believes this karting ace is the next big thing.