Former F1 and Le Mans class winner to join GTE Am squad for 2022 campaign
- Three-time Formula 1 race winner Giancarlo Fisichella joins Iron Lynx for a full season FIA World Endurance Championship attack
- Iron Dames retain 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans line-up of Sarah Bovy, Michelle Gatting and Rahel Frey for a full-time campaign in the 2022 FIA WEC
Today, Italian racing team, Iron Lynx has announced an exciting driver line-up that is set to tackle the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022.
Former Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans winner, Giancarlo Fisichella will be joining the FIA World Endurance Championship competing alongside Claudio Schiavoni and Matteo Cressoni in the GTE Am category. The Italian racer is looking to bring his wealth of experience to the Iron Lynx team.
The all-female Iron Dames project will now race in FIA WEC under its own licence in 2022 and will be continuing with its 24 Hours of Le Mans line-up of last year, with Sarah Bovy, Michelle Gatting and Rahel Frey taking on a full season in the FIA WEC GTE Am category.
Team principal for Iron Lynx, Andrea Piccini, said: “We are thrilled to announce our driver line-ups and series we’ll be competing in for 2022, with some exciting additions and continuity that can only help push Iron Lynx and Iron Dames further forward in the coming year. We had such an incredible year in 2021, and we will approach the upcoming season with that same spirit. We know that it will be difficult to repeat the success of 2021 but this will be our target for this season.
“The Iron Dames are also delighted to see the return of Sarah Bovy, Michelle Gating and Rahel Frey across multiple championships for 2022. We are looking forward to more positive results, with all three drivers showing already great promise last year."