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MLT Motorsports Announce Purchase of Two Ligier JS F422 Cars to Race in The 2024 F4 U.S. Championship


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The Ligier JS F422 car is unveiled earlier this year at Road America. Photo courtesy of: SCCA Pro Racing/Gavin Baker

The Ligier JS F422 automobile is unveiled. Photograph courtesy of: SCCA Professional Racing/Gavin Baker

Seventeen-year-old Lincoln Day will drive one of MLT Motorsports two entries in next year's F4 U.S. Championship.

Seventeen-year-old Lincoln Day will drive one of MLT Motorsports two entries in subsequent yr’s F4 U.S. Championship.

MLT Motorsports has bought two of the brand new Ligier JS F422 automobiles and can compete in the 2024 F4 U.S. Championship with Lincoln Day as one of the drivers.

I began MLT Motorsports as a improvement crew to assist foster the subsequent technology of race automobile drivers… The two Ligier JS F422 automobiles are the subsequent step in the enlargement of our program.”

— Dr. Michael Thompson, MLT Motorsports Proprietor

BRASELTON, GA, USA, August 8, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — In the present day, MLT Motorsports introduced they’ve bought two of the brand new Ligier JS F422 automobiles. The crew will marketing campaign two entries in the 2024 Method 4 United States (F4 U.S.) Championship. MLT Motorsports will use its F4 program to consider and assist younger, upcoming drivers transfer into its LMP3 and Lamborghini Trofeo applications.

“MLT Motorsports is happy to be half of this new technology F4 venture with Ligier Automotive North America,” stated Eric VanBibber, Crew Principal. “These automobiles have been designed with efficiency and security in thoughts and will probably be a wonderful addition to our secure. This collection will give us an ideal alternative to consider up-and-coming drivers like Lincoln Day to transfer into our LMP3 and Lamborghini Trofeo applications.”

“I began MLT Motorsports as a improvement crew to assist foster the subsequent technology of race automobile drivers,” stated Crew Proprietor Dr. Michael Thompson. “I’m extraordinarily proud of this crew and what we’ve completed in only a quick quantity of time. The two new Ligier JS F422 automobiles are the subsequent step in the enlargement of our program. These automobiles are best-in-class when it comes to design and security, and we are able to’t wait to see what drivers like Lincoln Day can do once they drop the inexperienced flag on the 2024 season.”

The crew additionally introduced 17-year-old Wyoming native Lincoln Day as one of the drivers. Day is a Skip Barber College graduate and at the moment races in the 2023 Skip Barber Method Race Collection. He’s competed in SIM racing and accomplished quite a few monitor days, together with a take a look at with MLT Motorsports earlier this summer time. A second driver will probably be introduced quickly.

“My take a look at with MLT was wonderful.” Day continued, “To get to drive the LMP3 and work with the crew was a dream come true. I can’t thank Dr. Mike Thompson sufficient for this chance. I’m wanting ahead to competing and successful championships with your complete MLT Motorsports crew in 2024!”

The Ligier JS F422 was launched to the F4 U.S. Championship in Could at spherical two at Highway America. The second-generation single-seater will substitute the present Ligier JS F4 in 2024.

“The power and aptitude of the MLT group, from the very begin with the Ligier JS P3, is nothing quick of spectacular,” commented Chris Lowe, Ligier Automotive Motorsport Supervisor for North America. “MLT has skilled first-hand the standard with an F4 U.S. and FR Americas championship successful driver resembling Dakota Dickerson [2018 F4 U.S. Champion & 2019 FR Americas Champion] successful along with Dickerson the 2021 IMSA Prototype Problem Crew & Drivers titles with the Ligier JS P320.

“MLT’s intent to develop younger drivers completely aligns with Ligier’s objectives. Along with the completed group at PMH, we glance ahead to welcoming MLT into the FIA F4 U.S. Championship with the thrilling new Ligier JS F422.”

Launched in 2014, FIA Method 4 was created to provide younger racing drivers all over the world the chance to take step one from karting into the world of single-seater racing. The F4 U.S. Championship was launched in 2016 by SCCA Professional Racing, and Method Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas) quickly adopted in 2018. With 16 rounds, one qualifying session per race weekend, and up to three 30-minute races per weekend, Day is bound to get a lot of seat time.

Ensure to observe MLT Motorsports on Instagram @mltmotorsports for updates on testing and the announcement of the 2024 race schedule.

Sheri Herrmann
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