Llarena Returns to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, this time as a Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver

Llarena Returns to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, this time as a Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver

03.01.2022: The 17-year-old Guatemalan driver Mateo Llarena, who







03.01.2022: The 17-year-old Guatemalan driver Mateo Llarena, who is a member of the Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver programme, continues to forge his own history in world-class motorsport, as he was confirmed in one of the Italian brand’s squads to compete in the mythi

Llarena Returns to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, this time as a Lamborghini GT3 Junior DriverThe 17-year-old Guatemalan driver Mateo Llarena, who is a member of the Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver programme, continues to forge his own history in world-class motorsport, as he was confirmed in one of the Italian brand’s squads to compete in the mythical Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona 2022.  

The young racer from Guatemala will be joined in the team by factory driver Franck Perera (France), Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver Maximilian Paul (Germany) and the experienced Mikhail “Misha” Goikhberg (Russia-Canada).

The team in charge of the preparation of the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo is T3 Motorsport, which is originally from Germany and a well-known participant in categories such as DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) and ADAC GT Masters in Europe.

Llarena is therefore going to write his name again in the golden book of international motorsport, becoming the only Guatemalan driver to compete for the second consecutive year in the famous Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, the first round of the 2022 IMSA Weathertech Championship, which will celebrate its 60th edition in the next season.

“It is a great experience to race for the second consecutive year in the 24 Hours of Daytona; now with Lamborghini, a team that gave me all the support I needed during this past season in the Italian GT Sprint Championship” Llarena said.

The race will take place from January 27 to 30, 2022 at the Daytona International Speedway. It was also announced that pre-race testing, also known as “Roar to Daytona”, will take place one week earlier (January 21-23). These sessions will provide the pecking order for one of the most important events in world motorsport.

– Alberto Brojanigo – photo Lamborghini
 

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