Ilott splits with Juncos Hollinger Racing

Juncos Hollinger Racing announced Thursday that it has parted company with its  2022 and ’23 NTT IndyCar Series driver Callum Ilott, effective immediately.

“I want to extend my gratitude to Juncos Hollinger Racing for the opportunity to be part of their team. I have immense respect for the organization, and our time together has been a valuable experience,” Ilott said in a statement released by the team. “I look forward to exploring new opportunities and challenges in my racing career.”

“While it is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to Callum Ilott, I would like to express my gratitude to Callum for all of his efforts during his time with our team, and we deeply appreciate his contributions,” Ricardo Juncos, co-owner of Juncos Hollinger Racing, said in the statement announcing the move. “We wish him the very best in his future endeavors. Callum has shown immense talent, and we have no doubt that he will continue to make his mark in the world of motorsport.”

JHR stressed that its commitment to continue in IndyCar is unchanged, The team recently announced that Agustin Canapino, Ilott’s 2023 teammate, would return for a second season.

“Juncos Hollinger Racing is committed to its ongoing pursuit of excellence in the NTT IndyCar Series and remains focused on its goals for the 2024 season,” JHR’s statement concluded. “The team will provide updates regarding its driver lineup for the upcoming season in due course.”

Story originally appeared on Racer