Iron Lynx returns to FIA WEC for 2022
Italian racing team, Iron Lynx, has announced today that this year it will once again be competing in the highly acclaimed FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC).
Indeed, the team will be returning to the sportscar racing series, which features the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, with two car entries in the GTE Am class, as Claudio Schiavoni is announced as the first driver to be piloting the #60 car.
This season will also see the #85 Iron Dames car, a special project created and led by Deborah Mayer with the aim of supporting women in motorsport, compete as an independent racing outfit, with Rahel Frey the first driver announced to be onboard the pink Ferrari 488 GTE Evo.
Further announcements regarding driver line ups will be made in the coming weeks via the Iron Lynx and Iron Dames social media channels.
Competing in the FIA WEC LMP2 category, Iron Lynx will be supporting the world-renowned Formula racing team, Prema ORLEN Team for its first run in endurance racing, with Robert Kubica, Lorenzo Colombo and Louis Delétraz selected to drive the ORECA 07 in this new and exciting project for both teams.
Commenting on the announcement team principal, Andrea Piccini, said:
“We’re thrilled to announce our return to FIA WEC this season to compete in the GTE Am category and support Prema ORLEN Team with their first venture in Endurance racing in LMP2. Both teams have put in a tremendous amount of hard work over the winter months and we’re confident that our passionate teams and talented drivers can lead us in the fight for victory in 2022.”