Drivers

Rob Huff

FIVE FACTS

Home pride: With a background in karting and Britain’s junior formulas, Huff earned a works British Touring Car Championship ride for 2004 after winning SEAT’s one-make series in the UK. He won twice and earned a factory Chevrolet ride at world level the following season.

World star: It wasn’t long before Huff was winning in the WTCC, taking his first triumph in 2006 and the title six years later.

To Russia with LADA: After a season with the privateer ALL-INKL.COM Münnich squad, Huff signed for the works LADA squad for 2014, handing the firm its breakthrough podium and win before signing off with a double podium in 2015.

Honda-bound: A stint with the Honda factory team in 2016 resulted in one win in France before he returned to René Münnich’s outfit for 2017. Although he had the all-conquering Citroen C-Elysée at his disposal, there would be no title double although he did end the WTCC era with the most starts of all, 291.

Did you know? With nine victories, Huff is the most successful driver in the history of the Macau Grand Prix, venue of the WTCR season finale in 2018.