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Jul 27

WTCC summer’s here for confident Coronel

Coronel’s double top-10 finish at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo was just the boost the Dutchman needed

WTCC summer’s here for confident CoronelTom Coronel heads into the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s summer break in confident mood after getting his WTCC campaign back on track in Argentina earlier this month.

Coronel arrived in South America on the back of a troubled WTCC Race of Portugal, where a hefty practice crashed ended his weekend ahead of schedule and required a heroic effort from his ROAL Motorsport team to rebuild his Chevrolet Cruze in time for it to be airfreighted to Argentina.

Having non-scored in Portugal, Coronel’s double top-10 finish at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo was just the boost the Dutchman needed.

“First of all, great respect for the ROAL Motorsport and Campos Racing mechanics,” said Coronel. “After that crash in Portugal, there wasn’t much left of the Chevrolet and in the little time that was available, they delivered a great race car. Of course, there was some fine-tuning to do to make the car suit my requirements.

The complete article here on fiawtcc.com

source: fiawtcc.com

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