Shannon Lugassy will move up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine and will complete KIC Motorsport’s line up alongside Iker Oikarinen and Maya Weug. The latter, born in 2004 and part of the Ferrari Driver Academy, after shining in the Italian Formula 4 Championship during the 2022 season is ready to debut in the continental series organized by ACI Sport and Alpine.
Recently the Finnish team announced Oikarinen. In past seasons the flying Finn has driven karting in Spain, in Portugal and in Italian series before collecting silver medal in Finnish Formula 4 series.
Today KIC Motorsport announced Swiss driver Lugassy, who competed in the Ultimate Cup Series for the past two years and is ready to compete with other FRECA rookies in this 2023.
“I am super excited to announce that I will participate for the 2023 season in FRECA with KIC Motorsport. I really thank the team for this amazing opportunity and for their trust. FRECA is a really competitive championship, a big step in my career. I’m confident that with hard work and determination we’ll get good results. Looking forward to start the year and start racing. I would like to extend my appreciation to my partners to make this dream possible” Lugassy tells.
“We’re more than happy to welcome Shannon Lugassy to KIC Motorsport family. In our season 2023 kick off days, which were held in Finland, we noticed that we got immediately connected. Therefore the team spirit already is very high. We warmly welcome all our drivers to enter FRECA as our team member and even there’s lots and lots of work to be done before first meeting of the season, we know that we all are ready for the challenge. Bring it on”, team manager Peter Flythström continues.