Former Lada Sport driver Nick Katsburg will hold a season-2017 in the composition of the WTCC Volvo.
The Dutchman, left without a seat after departure of the Russian team from the WTCC, did not hide that he intends to stay in the championship, and on today’s presentation in göteborg in Sweden, it was announced that he will become a companion of Ted björck’s and Nestor Girolami.
“We had contact in the course of last season, – quotes AUTOSPORT Katsburga. – Given the performance in the same League, we often crossed paths, but of course it wasn’t official.
I originally planned to stay at Lada Sport, but their statement of intent to leave the championship we got in touch with Volvo and considered the possibility of cooperation.
It is important that the Volvo car stable in turns, and the engine is powerful enough. In addition, I think the car is very easy to set up.
The team itself are very professional and pleasant to work with. I know they will do everything possible to win the championship. I really want to fight for the title is my goal.”
Argentinian Nestor Girolami last season made for Volvo in Motegi, taking fifth in the main race.
“I am very grateful to Polestar for this opportunity, he said. My first race with the team was very promising, and I immediately felt at home.
I hope that together with the team, Ted and Nico we will achieve even better results.”
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