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Miami, Fla. (January 9, 2022) –  The argentinian driver Federico Hermida, 2021 FIA F4 Argentina Champion, joins the lineup of International Motorsports drivers to compete in the YACademy Winter Series 2022. For the 17-year-old Hermida, it will be his debut in an open-wheel international series. 


Federico arrives to the United States, after his debut in F4 Argentina, during the 2021 season, he scored 4 pole positions, 11 podiums and 9 wins. His career in argentinian motorsport dates back to 2019, with his beginning in open wheel-cars. During 2019 he starred in a tough battle for the national kart title and the regional title in 2018.


"I am very happy for this opportunity to compete in YACademy Winter Series." Federico said. “It will be a new experience for me and I will take it from lowest to highest, the mentality is set on great teamwork and circuits knowledge. Eternally grateful to Juan Garavaglia, all International Motorsports and my family. "


Carlos Martinez, team owner, is very proud of this new acquisition for 2022. “We are the rookie team of the season and we already have very talented drivers for the season. The arrival of Federico Hermida puts us on another level and tells us that we are doing something right to start the year with the YACademy Winter Series. "


Just a month away from the first race of the YACademy Winter Series, Gustavo Yacaman talks about the announcements and scope of International Motorsports. "I am very pleased with the announcements and growth of Carlos Martinez and his team." Yacaman said. “Today they have a great driver lineup for the Winter Series and USF Juniors. The arrival of Federico means a lot to our series. It confirms the importance of the YACademy Winter Series by Copper Tires as the best tool to prepare for any season around the world. Congratulations  to International Motorsports." 

For information on media releases or other media services offered by YACademy Winter Series, please contact Gustavo Yacaman via e-mail at or 317.414.1124. YACademy Winter Series can also be found on Facebook and Instagram by searching @yacademywinterseries.

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