Aurélien Panis will debut in the WTCC and the hand of Zengo
Motorsport after confirming his signing by the structure of the Hungarian face of the
season 2017. The son of Olivier Panis, former Formula 1 driver and winner of the
Monaco GP, changes as the cars of the Formula V8 3.5 in the ending
fifth last season after adding two victories for the touring car Championship
in the World of the FIA. With this movement, the French rider starts up a new
stage after competing in competitions like the Formula 4 French or the Formula
Renault 2.0 during its formative stage.
its 22 years, Aurélien Panis is very happy to face this new challenge: “I’m proud to be joining the WTCC. It is an international championship very strong and is a great step in my career. There are many experienced pilots and very successful in the championship, so it will be a challenge very exciting and difficult for me. It will be better for me to tuck up and put me to work since the first day. I Am proud to lead a great team like Zengo Motorsport, who has won races in the past. I am very honored to join the family of Honda Racing”.
Although early reports indicated that Zengo
Motorsport would be similar to alignment of drivers who had in 2016, composed by the
Hungarian Ferenc Ficza and Daniel Nagy, will be finally Aurélien Panis the
in charge of piloting one of the Honda Civic TC1 of the formation in the next
season. In addition, the team has confirmed that it will feature the latest developments
receive the Civic, so that is postulated as one of the formations with options
to fight for the Trophy WTCC Independents. For his part, Zengo Motorsport
has confirmed that it will announce the partner of Panis coming soon.