I am very proud to be joining the Racing Engineering team this year in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series. It is a very famous team at the top level, competing in Formula 2 and LMP2, with many victories. The ambitions of the team and mine are the same: the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Elite 1 title. Thanks to the team for giving me their confidence for this NASCAR season. I am very happy to find Ander VILARINO as my teammate in the other car. We have already worked together in 2015 and we know each other very well. This is a huge asset for development during testing and racing. I cannot wait to test our car very soon.
Alfonso de Orléans-Borbón - President of Racing Engineering:
We are happy to welcome Romain to the team. He is a quick driver that knows NASCAR well and is used to winning. He will bring the valuable insight into the category that we need, which in turn will allow us to come up with the best possible car to allow him to race for wins again. I am really excited to be working with Romain this season. He is just the driver we need to motivate us to give our best.