Zandvoort: Roal Motorsports preview

FIRST EUROPEAN ROUND FOR WTCC AT ZANDVOORT After the Brazil season opening followed by a two months long break, the WTCC gets back to Europe. The Dutch circuit of Zandvoort will in fact house next weekend, for the first time in history, the ...

FIRST EUROPEAN ROUND FOR WTCC AT ZANDVOORT

After the Brazil season opening followed by a two months long break, the WTCC gets back to Europe.

The Dutch circuit of Zandvoort will in fact house next weekend, for the first time in history, the World Touring Car Championship for rounds 3 and 4 of a season that once again announces to be a very exciting one. BMW Team Italy-Spain's 320si will be equipped with several technical updates set up by engineers and drivers during testing sessions held at Brno, Oschersleben and Monza. In terms of ballasts, Porteiro will be completely free of any additional handicap weight while Zanardi will carry 15kg on board.

Umberto Grano (BMW Italy-Spain Project Manager)
"We worked hard during last weeks to be highly competitive, moreover the handicap weight al location gives us a bit of advantage on our opponents. I think we have got what it takes to be protagonists in Holland".

Roberto Ravaglia (Team Manager)
"We are going to race in Europe for the first time in this season. During testing sessions held after Curitiba we developed the car furhter in order to show all our potential at Zandvoort, whereby our drivers' goal will be to fight for the highest place on the podium".

-credit: rm

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Series WTCC
Drivers Roberto Ravaglia