Friday 31st March 2017, 13:00
CEFC Manor TRS Racing are pleased to announce that SMP Racing driver, Vitaly Petrov will join the team for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Russian driver has a wealth of experience in motorsport and his achievements include podiums in both Formula 1 and at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Graeme Lowdon, President and Sporting Director
“We are very happy to have Vitaly join our team, it is great to add another big talent to our driver line up. Vitaly has experience in WEC and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans so he is a very good addition to our team.
We know Vitaly from our time in Formula 1, he is a very competitive driver and we are really looking forward to going racing with him in 2017.”
Vitaly Petrov, Driver
“I want to thank the SMP Racing program and personally Boris Rotenberg for their support.
Also thanks to all my fans, who were eagerly awaiting my further participation in the championship. Together we are looking forward to the first race of the season.”