WRC »

RX: Team Austria unveils all-new driver squad

World Rallycross squad Team Austria has unveiled an all-new driver line-up of Russian Timur Timerzyanov and Latvian Janis Baumanis for 2016.
World Rallycross squad Team Austria has unveiled an all-new driver line-up of Russian Timur Timerzyanov and Latvian Janis Baumanis for the 2016 World RX championship.

The MJP Racing-prepared team sees team owner Max Pucher take a step back to manage the squad while also competing in the European Rallycross series and selected World RX rounds while Manfred Stohl will concentrate on the engineering side of the team's Ford Fiesta RX Supercars.

As a result the team has brought on Timerzyanov and Baumanis to bring a new-look to Team Austria. Timerzyanov moves over from Ford Olsbergs MSE and the two-time European Rallycross champion is relishing the opportunity ahead of him for 2016.

“Having had several options for 2016, I made a conscious decision to join a great team with an amazing car,” Timerzyanov said. “The level of the championship is growing including team and car development plus more fantastic drivers are joining all the time. I'm really happy to be a full-time member in such a dynamic team that overachieved in 2015. This year will not be any easier but we all know that I am ready for it – now I am just waiting for the light to go green.”

Baumanis, the reigning Super1600 World RX champion, added: “The World RX Team Austria has a fantastic group of people and a perfect atmosphere, which made them an easy choice for 2016. Max has invested a lot into the car's development for this year, and Stohl Racing has performed some technical miracles.”



Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
World RX Team Austria, World RX [Credit: World RX media]
Killarney circuit in South Africa will host a round of the World Rallycross series
Citroen C3 WRC 2017, [Credit: Citroen Racing media]
Kajetan Kajetanowicz, ERC, [Credit: European Rally Championship]
Ralfs Sirmacis - Skoda Fabia
Sven Smeets named new VW motorsport director [Pic credit: VW]
Jan Kopecky. Barum Czech Rally Zlin [Pic credit: ERC]
Jan Kopecky. Barum Czech Rally Zlin [Pic credit: ERC]
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Dani Sordo (ESP)-Marc Marti (ESP), Hyundai New i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.