Indy Lights Teams
The 18-year-old Canadian finished ninth in last year’s championship, with a best result of fourth at Road America. Prior to Lights Claman DeMelo, karting star, raced in the Formula Renault 2.0, NEC and ALPS Championships in 2015 season. He also won for Carlin in the F3 Cup.
Last month he also raced in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, sharing the DAC Motorsports Lamborghini Huracan with Emmanuel Anassis and Anthony Massari.
Claman DeMelo said, “I am proud to announce my seat with Carlin for the 2017 Indy Lights Series. Carlin to me, represents one of the most professional teams that strive for only the best and I’ve no doubt that 2017 will be a great experience.”
Trevor Carlin added, “We are very happy to have Zach join the team. We’ve worked very successfully with Zach before and I think together we’ll get some great results this year.
“It will be a tough field this season in Indy Lights, with some very strong returning drivers and some quick rookies, but we’re putting together a strong package and are looking forward to getting on track at [season-opening] St. Pete.”