WTCC champion Rob Huff switches from Chevrolet to Seat with Muennich Motorsport in 2013 image

German team Muennich Motorsport has announced it signed WTCC world champion Rob Huff for the 2013 season.

Just one month before the season opening of the WTCC, the German team ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport from Friedersdorf has snatched title holder Rob Huff. The 33-year-old British driver won the title of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) for the first time in 2012 in his Chevrolet.

He will replace Markus Winkelhock behind the wheel of one out of three Seat Leon of the racing stable from Saxony. Huff will fight alongside of team principal and racing stable owner René Muennich and team manager Marc Basseng.

“We want to be at the front of the field right from the beginning and fight about podium placings and we will aim on wins. At the end of the season the goal has to be a podium placing in the overall rankings,“ said team owner Rene Muennich.

Rob Huff, who drove for Chevrolet right from the beginning of the WTCC in 2005, is happy to be on the starting grid of the series in 2013 as well.

“I am very happy to be on start at the WTCC for the Team ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport. The racing stable proved its professionalism last year as the GT1 world champion in the drivers and the team rankings,” Huff said.