Starting his career aged eight, the young Peruvian wasted no time in making a name for himself as he was crowned the Peruvian National IAME Mini Champion in 2013, 2014 & again in 2016.
Relocating to the USA to compete in the SKUSA championship, Matias continued to display his natural talent securing the 2017 runner-up honours in the highly competitive Junior X30 Championship.
Moving to the European scene he competed in various championships including the CIK-FIA European OK, the WSK Super Masters Series and Championships Cup.
After finding his feet in Europe, Matias teamed up with two of the top European kart teams Fusion Motorsports and Forza Racing for the 2019 X30 IAME Winter Cup and FIA CIK European Championship (OK) to fully prepare his race craft ahead of his single seater graduation.
In 2019, Mattias immersed himself in a full F4 test programme, in which the talented teenager quickly familiarised himself with both the British F4 car ahead of his is debut season. Immediately impressing, in his first official appearance at the 2020 scholarship event, securing the runner up award.
After securing several rookie podiums in his debut season, Mattias will be looking to build on his experience as he rejoins Carlin for a second season.
Last weekend saw the opening rounds of top junior categories, as the lights went green on the 2021 season in FIA Formula 3 and British F4 respectively. Where Infinity drivers wasted no time in putting in some strong performances as they kicked off their championship campaigns in style.
Infinity Sports Management single-seater rookies Christian Mansell and Matias Zagazeta ended their maiden British Formula 4 campaigns on a high after a successful season competing alongside the British Touring Car Championship.
The weekend proved to be another successful one in the books for Infinity Sports Management, with two drivers taking their maiden wins in FIA F3 and British Formula 4.
Competing across three different countries last weekend (1-2 August), the Infinity Sports Management drivers totted up a total number of eight podiums between them, including glorious wins in FIA Formula 2, FIA Formula 3 and FR Americas.
August starts brightly for the motorsport calendar as the Infinity Sports Management drivers get ready to race in a variety of locations, some for the first time in their respective championships. FIA F2 and FIA F3 return for action at Silverstone, while other ISM drivers compete at Oulton Park and Donington as well as further afield in Spain and USA.