James Thompson returns to the WTCC at Slovakia Ring


official Driver of Alfa Romeo, Seat and Lada. The trajectory of James Thompson in the WTCC is dilated and although at the beginning of 2015 left through the back door the team Lada Sport, in which he had lived for four years, the veteran british driver is back. James Thompson will return to the WTCC in the appointment of Slovakia as it is uploaded to the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 of Réne Münnich. The pilot and owner of the team ALL-INKL.com Münnich Motorsport will not be able to compete in this round to be present at the appointment of the inaugural World Rallycross in Portugal.

For the moment, the participation of James Thompson in the Slovakia Ring is an isolated motivated by the coincidence of the calendar between the World of Rallycross, and the fia WTCC. However, this situation is repeated at other times of the season, so that the door is open to participate in other tests throughout the year. A prize last time for a James Thompson who, besides being a double champion and BTCC has participated in nine seasons of the WTCC since he debuted in 2005 with a Alfa Romeo 156, who got his first win.

With four wins, sixteen podiums, two pole positions and seven fastest laps, without a doubt, Thompson is an incorporation level for the WTCC, although it is in a timely manner. This premise has been highly valued by the team Münnich Motorsport, as has been recognized Dominik Greiner, Director of training: “We are very happy to welcome James Thompson to our team. Everyone in the team is delighted to see Thompson at the wheel of the Chevrolet Cruze TC1. James is a true legend in the categories of passenger cars with their two titles in the BTCC, and their four wins in the WTCC”.