Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver Mateo Llarena chooses Italy and Imperiale Racing for the next step in Endurance Racing

Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver Mateo Llarena chooses Italy and Imperiale Racing for the next step in Endurance Racing

11.03.2022: Following the splendid debut season in the highest Italian GT Series, the very young driver and Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver Mateo Llarena was confirmed by Imperiale Racing, this time around for a complete program in the Italian GT Endurance 2022 Champio


Following the splendid debut season in the highest Italian GT Series, the very young driver and Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver Mateo Llarena was confirmed by Imperiale Racing, this time around for a complete program in the Italian GT Endurance 2022 Championship.





Llarena aims to refine his skills in Endurance racing behind the wheel of the #6 Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 Evo with co-equipers Raul Guzman (MEX) and Daan Pijl (NL). The young driver has already built quite a good experience in these competitions taking part in the 24 Hours of Daytona of 2021 and 2022 and now is gearing up to get on track for the 12 Hours of Sebring.



Llarena is an eclectic driver capable of great performances in very different championships and has been shining in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship in LMP3 where has been the youngest driver ever to claim the pole position last year in Watking Glen.



His results in motorsport are the proof of his pristine quality that allowed him to set several records like in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2020, when he was the youngest driver in the series, the youngest into the points, the youngest to end the season and the best Latin-American driver ever.



The debut in the Italian GT Endurance will give Llarena the chance to refine his skills in endurance racing after the debut in GT3 in the Italian Sprint series 2021 when he was one of the youngest drivers ever on the podium in a season that was his best yet. The new campaign will start on May 12-15 at the Circuit in Pergusa, Sicily. This is a very technical, fast and difficult circuit, which will require a lot of adaptation and driving skills.



“I am really very happy on continuing my adventure with Imperiale Racing also in this season - Llarena commented – The team made me feel like part of the family since the beginning and we built a great relationship last year, therefore I believe we can build on that ahead of this new challenge.



I will compete with two strong and resolute drivers like me. I will try to give my best from the word go and I am sure we can do good things together. My goal is to get to the top of Endurance racing in a few years and I believe that Imperiale Racing and the Italian GT Endurance Championship are a great next step in my career”.





2022 Racing calendar



May 12 – 15 | PERGUSA (Endurance)
July 14 – 17 | MUGELLO (Endurance)
September 15 – 18 | VALLELUNGA (Endurance)
October 6 – 9 | MONZA (Endurance)


- ALberto Brojanigo -also photo

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