The second race of the 2022 European Le Mans Series in Imola did not go as Fabio Scherer would have liked. Nevertheless, he draws a…/Read
Having demonstrated his race-winning pace in the FIA World Endurance Championship this year, Fabio Scherer is now looking forward to his 2022 campaign that will include an exciting new programme in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with the front-running High Class Racing squad.
The Swiss racer, who graduates to being a Gold-rated driver next year, joins Anders Fjordbach and Dennis Andersen in the Danish-run Oreca 07 LMP2 and will compete in the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup rounds which encompasses the Rolex 24, Sebring, Watkins Glen and Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans.
While it will be a fresh challenge for Fabio, his recent successes in the World Endurance Championship – two LMP2 victories from five starts with United Autosports – underline his pedigree in joining the premiere category of sportscar racing in the United States.
“I’m really excited to be joining High Class Racing and to race in the United States”, says Fabio. “It will be a fresh challenge and it’ll be great to compete on such great old-school circuits. In fact, I have never even been to the US before, so it will all new for me!
“High Class Racing have a strong record and we’re all looking forward to the first round in Daytona where they ran well last year. As I have moved from being a Silver-graded driver to Gold, it will be great to help lead the team in what is an exciting new adventure.”
“We are delighted to welcome Fabio to the team in this new challenge in the United States,” Team Coordinator, Gustavo Fornell says. “It will be all new for him too because he has never raced on these circuits, but he has great talent and will quickly adapt and form a great line-up with Anders and Dennis.”
The season gets underway at Daytona with the ROAR before the 24 which runs January 21 to 23 ahead of the 24-hour race itself a week later. Details of his further race programs will follow in the new year.