Jordi Oriola could join brother Pepe in the World Touring Car Championship this season with the possibility that he could join Campos Racing later this year.

The teenager is set to compete in the SEAT Leon Eurocup this season with Target Competition as he looks to build on an impressive 2012 campaign, where he finished third in the European Touring Car Cup.

Alongside his entry into the six-round SEAT series, Oriola could also get the chance to make his WTCC debut with Campos in the Asian events at the end of the season.

Should the budget be found, Oriola will drive one of Campos' TC2-spec SEAT Leons in the events at Suzuka, Shanghai and Macau.

It would make the 18-year-old the second youngest driver to appear in the series after his brother.

"I am very happy to make this step forward," Oriola said. "The SEAT Leon Eurocup championship is very interesting and the car is very attractive and powerful. Target Competition is a team with a great track record and that was my main rival last year in the ETCC, so I'm honoured that they were interested in hiring me professionally. Undoubtedly, this year we are taking a step forward in terms of competitiveness and it will be a very interesting season.

"I hope we can raise the necessary budget to participate in the Asian WTCC events, as this would fulfill my dream of racing at world level."



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