Volvo Polestar Racing tops the points tables for both drivers and teams in the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship after the third race at Mantorp Park this weekend. Tommy Rustad is new leader in the drivers' championship after a strong second place.
Volvo Polestar Racing driver Tommy Rustad advanced to third in the championship after a strong STCC weekend at Ring Knutstorp in Sweden. "I am pleased with the weekend overall, we have strengthened our position in the championship and the car is better than ever," said Rustad.
The STCC 2011 premiere weekend in Denmark provided a tough start for Volvo Polestar Racing. Hard fights were mixed with a strong qualifying session and double podium finishes for James Thompson and Tommy Rustad. "I am really pleased to be on the podium with Rustad in my first ever race for Volvo Polestar Racing," said Thompson.
This year's STCC, now fully transformed to Scandinavian Touring Car Championship, will premiere on Jyllandsringen in Denmark on Saturday April 23. At Volvo Polestar Racing, preparations are running high.