A replacement within the Isotta Fraschini team before Qatar

Young Carl Bennett replaces Alejandro Garcia alongside Jean-Karl Vernay and Antonio Serravalle before the Italian Hypercar's first event in Qatar at the start of March.

Published on 08/02/2024 à 12:12

Medhi Casaurang

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A replacement within the Isotta Fraschini team before Qatar

The Tipo 6 Competizione LMH welcomes a new driver. Photo Isotta Fraschini

Game of musical chairs at Isotta Fraschini in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). The newcomer to Hypercar in 2024 announced the replacement of Alejandro Garcia by the young Carl Bennett ahead of the opening event scheduled in Qatar (March 2).

Carl Bennett has no experience at this level.Endurance. Having passed through F4 Spain and F4 Brazil, the young man aged 19 and born in Thailand is however competing in the Asian Le Mans Series this winter in LM P2 class with the Duqueine Team. The causes of this replacement have not been communicated by the Italian brand, which will enter the Tipo 6 Competizione LMH.

“This collaboration has deep meaning for me as I proudly represent Thailand on the global motorsport stage, said rookie Carl Bennett. Joining Isotta Fraschini and the Duqueine team is the realization of a lifelong dream. I am committed to giving the best of myself. With Isotta and Duqueine, I am convinced that we will achieve great things together. »

Carl Bennett thus joins the Frenchman Jean-Karl Vernay (GTE Am winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2013) and the Canadian Antonio Serravalle, who passed through LM P3 in the United States in recent years.

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Medhi Casaurang

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