Thompson and Bennani return for Imola race

Thompson and Bennani return for Imola race

11.09.2009: COUNTDOWN: - 9 DAYS to the 2009 FIA WTCC Race of Italy - 19th / 20th September, in Imola James Thompson and Mehdi Bennani will rejoin the championship in Imola.

COUNTDOWN: - 9 DAYS to the 2009 FIA WTCC Race of Italy - 19th / 20th September, in Imola



James Thompson and Mehdi Bennani will rejoin the championship in Imola.


The Briton will take back the wheel of his LADA Priora car from team principal Viktor Shapovalov, after missing the event at Oschersleben due to a previous commitment to race in the Australian V8 Supercars championship at Phillip Island.

Bennani and Exagon Engineering return to the WTCC with their SEAT León after skipping the latest two meetings at Brands Hatch and Oschersleben.

Their best result so far is victory in the Independents' class on their maiden appearance at Marrakech.


- Fabio Ravaioli -

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11.09.2009 / MaP

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