The Brazilian team Onze Motorsports, created and directed by Nonô Figueiredo, confirmed his participation in the TCR South America, the brand new category of touring cars that will begin its first season in 2021.
Onze Motorsports, which achieved victories and titles in the Brazilian Brands Championship Between 2015 and 2017, he will race one of the most competitive cars in the current TCR international championships that take place in the world: the Audi RS3 LMS TCR.
“I have been following the TCR championships since 2015, when they started in Europe. In the last two years it has had a great growth with 30 international competitions with excellent level. I chose the Audi RS3 LMS because, in addition to being developed by Audi, it is one of the most respected brands in motorsports worldwide. This vehicle also achieved, on average, the best results among the more than 12 models that are homologated to compete in the TCR. ", Figueiredo explained.
The vehicle to be used by Onze Motorsports was owned by the Swedish team Brink Motorsport, which has been very successful in recent years in the Scandinavian TCR championship.
“Nonô Figueiredo has winning stories on his resume. His presence in the inaugural season of TCR South America, as the leader of the Onze Motorsports team, will be very important to the championship. I have no doubt that the Audi RS3 LMS TCR prepared under his supervision will be fully capable of showing its performance in 2021 "Said Maurício Slaviero, organizer and Brazilian representative of the contest.
TCR South America will have in its debut season a schedule of eight stages with 14 runs. Six dates will have two competitions; while the rest will be on a test of 200 kilometers of tour and with a guest pilot.
The new series will go through four countries, in the following order of disputes: three in Brazilone in Uruguay, Three in Argentina and the final in Chile.