Guillermo Ortelli adjustments groups in TC to return to ‘struggle for vital issues’

The seven-time champion of the class will go away Dole Racing – which he had arrived at on the finish of September – and can race subsequent yr with a Chevrolet from Laureano Campanera’s LCA Racing Workforce.

With the goal of being aggressive once more in Street Tourism, Guillermo Ortelli determined to guess on a brand new change for the 2021 season. The seven-time champion of the class will go away the Dole Racing -which had arrived on the finish of September- and can race subsequent yr with a Chevrolet of the LCA Racing Workforce of Laureano Campanera. It was he himself who shared the information on his social networks.

“I wish to affirm my arrival at LCA Racing for the 2021 ACTC season and thank Dole for the work this season,” wrote the 47-year-old from Buenos Aires on his Twitter account, giving official character to info that had been circulating since days in the past within the motor surroundings of Argentina.

On the final date of the championship, final weekend in San Juan, the identical Campanera had assured in a chat with Carburing that the incorporation of Ortelli to their ranks was “very shut.” Now with new tools, that of Salto will search to get better the glory of previous years.

Ortelli is among the most acknowledged drivers in nationwide motorsport and an emblem of Chevrolet. He’s the second who received essentially the most titles within the TC, with seven, two lower than Juan Gálvez. The final one he received in 2016 with a JP Carrera automobile (on the time, known as JP Racing). That season was additionally the final during which he achieved a victory within the TC, in October in Concepción del Uruguay, for the second spherical of the Gold Cup.

Since then, he has not climbed to the highest of the rostrum or struggle for a title. His greatest efficiency was signed in 2018, when he was tenth within the playoff. The outcomes didn’t accompany him in 2020 both. He was 18th on the primary date in Viedma and thirteenth in Nequén, earlier than the suspension of the championship as a result of coronavirus. And after the resumption, in September, he was thirteenth and fifteenth within the two consecutive dates that have been run in San Nicolás. Then he determined it was time for a change.

He break up from JP Carreras and some weeks later introduced that he would return to Dole, with whom he had received a title in 2011, for the final seven races of the yr. However he could not elevate.

He was removed from preventing for victory within the following 4 dates. He left in Buenos Aires; after which he was out of the highest 20 in San Nicolás and the 2 races in La Plata. Thus, he did not qualify for the Gold Cup and completed twenty fourth within the Championship.

As soon as the season is over, Ortelli opted for an additional transfer. In 2021 he’ll drive the Chevrolet that Campanera himself piloted till the penultimate date of this yr, in San Juan, and he’ll search to “struggle once more for vital issues” in a class during which his surname is synonymous with champion.

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