Thed Björk and Fredrik Eklom drivers of Volvo in the WTCC

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With Robert Dahlgren out of the equation by signing a program in the STCC, the resolution was more than clear and Polestar Cyan Racing was not slow in confirming the expected result. Thed Björk and Fredrik Ekblom are the two official drivers of Volvo to the WTCC 2016. The Swedish couple will be in charge of making his debut in the World Touring car the Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 and try to lead it to victory with the new vehicle of the firm. To do this you will have the experience that have accumulated in the DTM, ETCC, Le Mans and of course in the STCC.

Thed Björk has been the champion of the last three editions of the STCC, though it adds four titles in total in the category. However, the WTCC will be a new challenge for the pilot of 35 years: Starting a new chapter in my career with Polestar Cyan Racing and Volvo is a dream come true. It is the moment in which I am more excited and motivated for the start of a season”. The pilot’s natural Karlskoga believes that: “We have what it takes to be able to fight in the top of the classification and I can’t wait to start competing“.

Fredrik Ekblom was the main rival of Björk in the STCC 2015 and although he finished runner-up, also has four titles under his belt. Their 45 years, is also very motivated with his debut in the WTCC: I Am proud to represent the team in a World Championship. To compete in the WTCC has always been my goal and we’ve got an amazing journey for all of us”. Ekblom also know that: “We have a lot of development work ahead to reach the top guys, but we’re going to work hard from the first race of the season”.