The new Lynk & Co Cyan Racing team will field three champions and one of touring cars brightest talents in the 2019 WTCR season.
Having committed to entering the rapidly growing new FIA WTCR by Oscaro touring car championship from next season, the Chinese based Lynk & Co outfit have most certainly made a bold statement as to their ambitions for the year ahead - partnering up with crack touring car outfit Cyan Racing, and securing the driving talents of four of the finest touring car drivers active today.
Spearheading the new squad will be 2018 WTCR runner-up and multiple former champion Yvan Muller, the Frenchman closing down his own YMR outfit for the year ahead as his switches allegiances from Hyundai to the new manufacturer. Joining Muller will be 2017 WTCC champion and YMR teammate Ted Bjork, the long-time Cyan Racing driver regrouping once again with the ultra successful Swedish outfit for another shot at the top touring car category in the world.
Returning to touring car racing following a brief hiatus in DTM and WEC, Andy Priaulx adds yet another former multiple champion resume into the squad, the Gurnseyman coming back to World Touring Car racing alongside on of the brightest talents from last year, former Honda driver and nephew of Yvan Muller, Yan Ehrlacher.
Many expected the arrival of Lynk & Co to be nothing more than a marketing exercise for the very young new manufacturer, however with the powerhouse that is Cyan Racing behind them, and four of arguably the best drivers in the field, don't be surprised if the boys in blue don't take the title all the way to the wire next season...
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