Team Clairet Sport confirmed their presence in TCR Europe for a third consecutive season. The French outfit, managed by former driver Jean-Marie Clairet, will run two Peugeot 308 TCR cars and two CUPRA TCR cars.
The Clairet brothers, Jimmy and Teddy, will drive the Peugeot cars after they finished 14th and 9th in last year’s TCR Europe standings.
“We are very pleased to return to the European series and we have worked hard during the winter to improve the Peugeot 308. However, it is very difficult to make predictions, because the competition in TCR is incredibly close and several parameters must be taken into account. Consistency will be the key and we hope to make the top-five on a regular basis. The level of the competition will be even higher than in previous years, but we’ll do our best, because we are not there to be onlookers,” Teddy said.
The two CUPRA cars will be in the hands of Gilles Colombani and Sylvain Pussier. While Colombani returns after competing in the full season last year, Pussier had made a one-off appearance in TCR Europe at Oschersleben in 2019.
Recently crowned champion in the Élite class of the Andros Trophy, Pussier said: “I’m so happy to take part in TCR Europe’s full season. I chose to compete in such a top-level championship to measure myself with the best Touring Car drivers in Europe with the goals of improving my skills and preparing for the next season of the Andros Trophy.”