The 2022 of Matias Rossi will be focused on the Road Tourism, officially representing Toyota; and in the Brazilian Stock Car, a category he joined last year. In this way, the Missile will bypass the Super TC2000. Who will take their place? The Toyota GAZOO Racing Argentina you already have it defined: Jorge Barrio.
As soon as it began to seriously analyze the possibility of joining the TC as the fifth brand in the popular category, Toyota began negotiations with Barrio, a 16-year-old boy who currently shines in the Formula Renault and in the TC2000.
The agreement between Toyota and Barrio is already closed, although the officialization would come once this season ends, in which the kid from Pinamar It sweeps in the two tournaments in which it competes. This was informed by a reliable source to Automundo.
On the TC2000 it runs for the Ambrogio Racing, structure that represents Renault on the STC2000; with 98 points on his escort. While in Formula Renault he goes straight to the double championship since he leads the contest with 86 units over his closest pursuer.
Barrio has astonished everyone by the ease with which he makes the most of any type of vehicle. It has happened in the two categories in which it currently participates and also during its premiere at the Super TC2000 as one of Renault's guests for the 200 Kilometers from Buenos Aires.
With the Fluence you shared with Matías Milla he was the fastest in one of the guest rounds and second in the respective ranking. In the race, meanwhile, he finished third after doing a great job.
Undoubtedly, with the arrival of Barrio, Toyota compensates for Rossi's departure. And, in addition, he makes it clear that his bet is on the future due to the talent that this boy has.