Wednesday, January 24, 2018

2016 Volvo S60 Polestar WTCC

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Polestar Cyan Racing will enter the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2016 with two Volvo S60 Polestar race cars as start of a multi-year programme.

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*Volvo Company to use WTCC’s global platform to showcase technology and performance
*WTCC participation to write an exciting new chapter in Volvo’s long Motorsport history and                   touring car heritage
*Five car manufacturers now represented in the WTCC

Premium car brand Volvo, through its Polestar performance brand’s motorsport partner Cyan Racing, will enter the FIA World Touring Car Championship under a multi-year agreement from 2016, Eurosport Events, the WTCC promoter, is thrilled to confirm.

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Polestar Cyan Racing will try to win the world title with the brand new Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 race car. ”This is a great day for all of us at Polestar Cyan Racing to announce our assault on the FIA World Touring Car Championship, a program that boils down to one thing; to bring the world title to Sweden,” said Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin, Head of Motorsport at Polestar.

Volvo says the all-new S60 Polestar TC1 race car carries the legacy of the 240 Turbo, featuring a newly developed 400hp 4-cylinder turbo engine based on the new Drive-E Volvo engine family.

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The 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship will be contested over 12 race weekends. The provisional calendar will be revealed shortly.

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