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Jan 19

Aurélien Panis strengthens Comtoyou Racing’s WTCR bid

23-year-old son of 1996 Monaco Grand Prix winner Olivier Panis

Panis strengthens Comtoyou Racing’s WTCR bidComtoyou Racing has signed its second FIA World Touring Car Cup contender in as many days with the addition of Aurélien Panis to its WTCR line-up for 2018.

Frenchman Panis, the 23-year-old son of 1996 Monaco Grand Prix winner Olivier Panis, will join Jean-Michel Baert’s Belgium-based team for the inaugural WTCR season when he links up with Denis Dupont – unveiled on Wednesday evening as a Comtoyou Racing driver with the full support of the Belgian motorsport federation’s RACB National Team.

Panis, who like Dupont will drive an Audi RS3 LMS, is embarking on his second season of touring car racing following a successful single-seater career, which included winning races in Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5.

The complete article here on fiawtcc.com

source:  fiawtcc.com

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