Volvo to Race in the WTCC 2011

Volvo to Race in the WTCC 2011

Volvo have announced it will be racing in the WTCC for 2011. Polestar Racing, official Volvo Motrosports partner since 1996, were given the green light by Volvo Cars to enter one C30 car for Robert Dahlgren in the 2011 FIA WTCC.

This news comes after the test runs in this years 2010 WTCC at Brands Hatch and Okayama.

“We are very happy and proud for this vote of confidence. This will be a challenge for us but we have prepared for this for several years. Our organization is in place and we have already started with preparations” says Christian Dahl, Managing Director for Polestar Racing.

Volvo has won titles in the 1985 European Touring Car Championship, the 1998 British Touring Car Championship and more recently in the Swedish and Scandinavian Touring Car Championships. With Volvo?s racing pedigree we expect to see great things from Volvo in 2011.