Borkovic upgrades from ETCC to WTCC

"This was not an easy decision"

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By Olivier Ferret

20 November 2013 - 16:45
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Dušan Borković is the first independent driver to announce his participation in the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship.

The 29-year old Serbian will drive a SEAT León run by NIS Petrol Racing Team with the support of Campos Racing. After claiming the Category 1 title in the 2012 FIA European Hill Climbing Championship at the wheel of a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9, during the current season Borković took part in the FIA European Touring Car Cup. He began the season at the wheel of a SEAT León, with which he won at the Salzburgring, before switching to a Chevrolet Cruze for the two final race meetings.

Eventually he was classified third in the Super 2000 Drivers’ Cup.

“This was not an easy decision and I’m glad to have taken it together with my team. The fact that I will be driving alongside some of the greatest race car drivers, including a true legend like Sébastien Loeb, and will be able to compete in a world championship is a great achievement for me. I will take 2014 as an apprenticeship year to learn the tracks in view of 2015. I will do my best to achieve the best possible results, however whatever it comes will make me happy,” Borković said.

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