Ilott joins Ferrari's young driver programme
19 October 2017 – Callum Ilott has joined the Ferrari Driver Academy, becoming the first Briton to do so.
Ilott, 18, recently completed his third season of single-seater racing, placing fourth overall in this year's FIA European Formula 3 championship, with six wins to his name.
He joins Charles Leclerc (F2), Antonio Fuoco (F2), Guan Yu Zhou (F3), Giuliano Alesi (GP3), Marcus Armstrong (F4) and Enzo Fittipaldi (F4) in the programme.
"It's a massive opportunity, thanks to everyone for making this happen," said Ilott via Twitter.
Ilott, racing for Prema, finished behind McLaren-backed Lando Norris, Joel Eriksson and Maximilian Günther in the European F3 standings.