WTCR: where siblings race!
With WTCR ace Néstor Girolami’s younger brother Franco gearing up for the latest TCR Europe races at Monza this weekend, here’s a reminder of just some of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car drivers with siblings who’ve either raced previously or still do.
Andreas Bäckman: Sister Jessica, two years his junior, is his Target Competition team-mate in WTCR.
Jessica Bäckman: Brother Andreas, two years her senior, is her Target Competition team-mate in WTCR.
Tom Coronel: Tom’s twin brother Tim was once an on-track rival to his identical sibling. In more recent years they’ve joined forces to contest the Dakar Rally (pictured).
Jordi Géne: Younger brother Marc scored points in Formula One, won the Le Mans 24 Hours and test-drove for Ferrari.
Néstor Girolami: While Néstor Girolami is a frontrunner in the top-level WTCR, Franco Girolami has achieved a similar status in TCR Europe.
Yvan Muller: Older sister Cathy raced competitively in Formula 3 and Formula 3000.