Tatiana Calderon completes GEAR Racing Daytona line-up
Tatiana Calderon will make her IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship debut when she joins the all-female GEAR Racing squad for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Calderon will be partnering Katherine Legge, Christina Nielsen and Ana Beatriz aboard the Grasser-run #19 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo, thus completing the line-up for the IMSA season opener.
“I’m very excited to join GEAR Racing and this driver line-up!" commented Calderon. "The Rolex 24 is one of the most exciting and challenging races in the world. I’m looking forward to being part of it.
"Coming back to America where I started my international career [in Star Mazda, now Indy Pro 2000, in 2010-11] is quite special. I can’t wait to drive on the famous Daytona banking for the first time!"
The Alfa Romeo F1 driver, who spent 2019 competing in the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship, will get her first laps behind the wheel of the Lamborghini at the Roar Before the 24 on January 3-5. The Colombian will also be competing in the opening round of the Asian F3 Championship at Sepang in Malaysia.
Legge and Nielsen had previously been confirmed as the driver for the full 2020 season, while Beatriz has been selected for the endurance rounds of the championship.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be back at IMSA for 2020 with such a great team!" added Beatriz. "In 2019, I had the opportunity to race with Katherine and Christina which was an incredible experience.
"I am honored to be part of GEAR Racing and I’m confident we will achieve great results. I can’t wait to drive the No. 19 GRT-prepared Lamborghini at the Roar [test] with the girls!"