Tom Coronel will be returning to ROAL Motorsport for the upcoming World Touring Car Championships and says its feels great to be back.

2015 will mark the fifth consecutive year the Dutchman has raced for the Italian team and the 42-year-old says the continuity will help provide a foundation for the new season. Last year the team switched to Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 machinery after three years with privateer BMWs.

"From a technical perspective, the car is almost identical to last year," Coronel said. "That will give me a lot of confidence and a good feeling. Last year, we took on the adventure with the Cruze together and we had highs and lows. In the process, we have learned a lot, which helps us to get 2015 off to a good start."

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Looking ahead to the new season, Coronel says he has been raring to go since the season finale of last year, when he finished seventh in the drivers' championship, notching up three podium appearances in the process.

"I continued to work on my WTCC project as soon as I got back to the Netherlands," he added. "Being able to race for another season is great and I think I am one of the longest-standing drivers in the series."

The ROAL Motorsport livery also has a fresh look for 2015, after the team agreed a partnership with DHL. The team livery will change from its previous blue to a striking yellow display.

The Dutchman says he has a busy schedule as he gears up for the season-opener of the WTCC in Argentina on the 6-8 March.

"I am off to Barcelona for the official WTCC media launch," he said. "Then it is back to Italy for a first test at the Vallelunga circuit. After that, the car has to be delivered to Germany to be shipped to Argentina. A tight schedule, but also a nice challenge."