The 24 year old driver made his WTCC debut in Argentina for the first round of the season at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo.
James Thompson: "There is much to be excited about with this new project, and over the weekend the LADA Sport Rosneft team showed some signs of what will be achieved."
Bad luck in both races of Argentine season.
The Moroccan driver and the Alsace-based team realized their potential in Argentina, scoring their points in FIA WTCC thanks to a Top 5 overall.
Sebastien Loeb has won for the third time in his WTCC career.
Rob Huff give a jubilant LADA Sport team its second-ever WTCC race win.
Tom Coronel concludes his 25th year in motor racing with seventh place in the final FIA WTCC standings.
In the full respect of the tradition, the final event of the WTCC season in Macau provided plenty of action and coups de théâtre.
Rob Huff received the chequered flag in 11th position, James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy, ran quiet races to finish 12th and 13th.
Tom Coronel 7th and 4th with ROAL Motorsport Chevrolet Cruze.
Gabriele Tarquini took the second race win of the season for Honda, while Norbert Michelisz brought his Civic home in third position.
Wins first race to seal title, while Tarquini takes second race.
Tom Coronel fastest Chevrolet Cruze driver in both races.
Citroën, on its first season in WTCC and touring car racing, mathematically conquered the Manufacturers’ title.
Tom Coronel comes second after a strong second race
The qualifying sessions and races of the ninth round of the FIA WTCC took place to day at the Beijing Goldenport Park Circuit.
The Swindon driver was nonetheless pleased to have battled the odds successfully.
For nine of the twelve laps Huff looked entirely in control, pulling out a four-second lead over the brawling Citroens and Hondas.
Een A pair of eleventh places means no world championship points for Tom Coronel