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Canadian Lance Stroll to contest Formula 4 championship in 2014

Talking to Ferrari.com, Luca Baldisseri, head of the Ferrari Driver Academy confirmed Monday that young Canadian, Lance Stroll would be switching to car racing in 2014.

Stroll is one of the four FDA drivers alongside Jules Bianchi, Raffaele Marciello and Antonio Fuoco.

Born October 29, 1998 in Montreal, Quebec Stroll finished sixth in last year’s CIA-FIA World KF Karting Championship.

Driving a Zanardi/TM/Vega for Chiesa Corse Team, the 15-year-old scored 11 points in UK and 6 in Bahrein for a total of 17, giving his sixth place overall.

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Formule 4 (Photo: formula4.com)

Baldisseri -- Michael Schumacher’s former race strategist -- confirmed that Stroll could be contesting the FIA Formula 4 Championship in 2014.

This series is intended for junior drivers, fresh out of karting. It is a spec series for single seaters made of a carbon fibre monocoque powered by 1600cc engines capped at 150 horsepower.