El TCR South America, which starts its 2021 tournament this weekend at the Brazilian circuit of InterlagosIt will have among its participants a Spanish pilot. Is about Pepe Oriola, who will conduct a Honda Civic Type R of the Brazilian team W2 Racing.
“I am delighted to be back in racing. The Civic is the same car I drove last year at TCR Europe and I am pleased to bring my experience to the W2 team. "said Oriola, who participated in the championship TCR Europe 2020 for Brutal Fish Racing Team, scoring a race win at Monza (Italy).
“I am very excited to be racing in the TCR South America championship. I still don't know my competitors, but I'm excited to be able to race on famous circuits like Curitiba and Interlagos. It will be a very competitive field, but I will use my experience to do my best "added the Iberian, who will have the Brazilian as a partner Raphael reis.
Oriola, 26, in 2011 became the youngest driver in history to participate in a race of the World TourismThe Catalan also achieved two other precocity records by being the youngest to get on a podium (2nd in the second competition in Portugal in 2012) and win a race (Marrakesh in 2013) at the age of 18.