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Eric Cayrolle joins SUNRED Engineering

French touring car legend Eric Cayrolle is going to make his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut at Pau next weekend. The 46 year old Cayrolle is going to drive for SUNRED Engineering in a SEAT Léon.

Cayrolle is going to drive a long side regular SUNRED drivers Tom Coronel and Tom Boardman. The latter rejoins the series after skipping the race at Marrakech.

Cayrolle has a long and successful touring car CV with, among other things, three straight French Super Touring titles between the years 1996 and 1998.

The last major touring car championship he took part in was the European Touring Car Championship from 2001 to 2003. After that he switched to GT racing.