Thursday 2nd February 2017, 16:30
CEFC Manor TRS Racing is pleased to announce that Roberto Gonzalez will return to the team to compete in the 2017 World Endurance Championship including the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. Roberto competed in the last two rounds of the 2016 season with Manor.
The Mexican driver from Monterrey has raced in various series including Champ Cars, Indy Cars and sports cars. He brings with him experience of driving in WEC having competed in three rounds last season.
His team mates will be announced prior to the Prologue at Monza in April.
Graeme Lowdon, Sporting Director and President, CEFC Manor TRS Racing
“We are really happy to welcome Roberto back to the team, Roberto fitted straight in with the team when he raced with us last season so it will be easy to pick up where we left off.
Roberto showed he had the speed and the experience that we are looking for in our driver line up.
We are looking forward to the season ahead and hoping for some good results.”
Roberto Gonzalez, Race Driver
“I am very excited to be joining CEFC Manor TRS Racing for the 2017 WEC season. After my brief participation with the team last year, I really felt at home. I am thankful for the opportunity with the team and I am feeling very motivated for the season ahead.
I am looking forward to being part of the very competitive LMP2 field and I believe we should be in a good position so that we can achieve the best results possible. I can’t wait for the season to start.”