Coronel continues WTCC adventure with Roal Motorsport

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– Dutchman to race privateer Chevrolet in world championship

– Continuity factor key as several components go unaltered for 2017

– More outright wins the target for highly-motivated privateer.


Tom Coronel will race on in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, embarking on WTCC season number 13 in the same ROAL Motorsport Chevrolet he used to win two races outright in 2016.

Coronel, the ever-charismatic, ever-popular and ever-enterprising Dutchman, has been part of the WTCC since 2005, notching up six wins from 268 starts as well as claiming the prestigious independent title on two occasions. He joined ROAL Motorsport, the team co-owned by inaugural WTCC champion Roberto Ravaglia, in 2011 and has driven for the Italian squad ever since.

“I am really proud that I have managed to be on the grid for the upcoming WTCC season,