Volvo landed in the WTCC in 2016 with the premise of having a season of preparation. The output of Citroën Racing and Lada of the contest put the Swedish company in a perfect position to to fight for the title of the World’s passenger Cars in 2017, with Honda as the only serious rival in its quality of manufacturer. Polestar Cyan Racing is not left to chance any detail and also have a Volvo S60 TC1 competitive, formed a lineup of pilots of first level, with Thed Björk, Nicky Catsburg and Néstor Girolami. Even Honda has a very competitive team name by name.
however, the first six races of the fia WTCC have forced Volvo to be played for their choices of title to a letter. While Néstor Girolami has had lights and shadows in his year of debut in the WTCC, Nicky Catsburg has seen two unfortunate punctures have limited their options title in a remarkable way. This leaves Thed Björk as the tip of the spear of Volvo in search of his first title of the World’s passenger Cars in a project that, according to sources, the brand has designed five years ago. will Not be an easy task for the pilot Swedish.
all in all, Thed Björk is doing gala of a huge regular. The swede has only stopped scoring in a career of 12 that have been played until now and has managed to win two races in Monza and the Nürburgring, results that have been watered with a total of six podiums. With this level, Björk is 12 points behind the leader Tiago Monteiro and it deals with the last four round of the championship as the natural leader of Volvo, which is also 8 points from Honda in the classification of marks. China, Japan, Macau and Qatar will dictate a sentence for Thed Björk.