British-based Albatec Racing has confirmed a two-car team to compete in the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Frenchman Jerome Grosset-Janin will drive the team's first Peugeot 208 Supercar in all five rounds of Euro RX, together with his home event in Loheac. Grosset-Janin, who won the French Rallycross Championship in 2013, tested the Peugeot earlier this week, and will continue a test programme over the next few months ahead of the opening round of Euro RX which takes place in Belgium from 15-17 May.

"I'm very happy to have been hired by Andy Scott to drive the Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 Supercar," beamed the 30-year old Frenchman - who reached the World RX semi-finals at both Lydden Hill and Loheac last year, "I had the opportunity to drive the car for the first time and it was a day to discover the car and my new environment. I have a very good feeling driving it, the car has a good balance and everything went well. I am sure that with Albatec Racing, MTechnologies and myself, we have everything in place to have a strong season. I can't wait to get back behind the wheel for the next test."

"I'm delighted to welcome Jerome to the team," Albatec Racing team owner Andy Scott concluded, "Over the past two seasons, he's proved to be an extremely quick and capable driver, even without the benefit of a new generation Supercar. I believe Albatec will give him the platform to secure race wins and hopefully challenge for the European title."

The team, which ran Jacques Villeneuve in selected world championship rounds last season, is currently talking to several other top-line drivers interested in driving Albatec Racing's second Peugeot 208.



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