Santiago
Urrutia

Biography

Santiago Urrutia Lausarot (born 30 August 1996 in Miguelete, Uruguay) is a Uruguayan racing driver.

His motorsport career started when he was a small child in dirt motorcycling. He debuted at the Uruguayan Karting Championship at age 5. In 2009 he won the Argentine Pre Junior Championship and the Metropolitan Mini Junior Apertura Championship. In 2010 he won the Uruguayan Master Championship. At the 2010 Karting World Championship, he qualified 5th for the pre-final, but was involved in two incidents and finished the final in 18th place. At age 14, Urrutia moved it Italy in 2011 and competed at the WSK Euro Series KF3. Also in 2011 he took part in the Formula Abarth season.

In 2013 he took part in the European F3 Open Championship, and in 2014 he competed in the GP3 Series. He took part in the Pro Mazda Championship in 2015, and clinched the championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, sixteen years and one day after the death of Gonzalo Rodríguez in a practice accident at the same venue. Urrutia became the first Uruguayan driver to win a major racing championship, and earned a promotion to Indy Lights. For 2016 will drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

You can read more about Santiago's racing career from Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santiago_Urrutia

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