Englstler and Poulsen join forces in 2011
18 January 2011 – Team Engstler and Poulsen Motorsport will merge together for the upcoming World Touring Car Championship, following the decision from both independent BMW outfit’s to join forces for the 2011 campaign.
Franz Englstler and Kristian Poulsen will be racing with a new turbocharged 1.6-litre engine this season, with new unit being fitted to both of their BMW 320's. Poulsen is returning to Team Englstler after competing for the squad in 2009.
Englstler Team Manager Kurt Treml commented: "We are happy to re-establish the co-operation with Kristian and his team. We are confident that this will give us good chances to successfully fight for the independent title once again."
The WTCC season gets underway at Interlagos on the weekend of March 18-20. Poulsen and Englstler will be hoping to improve on last year's form, after finishing 14th and 17th respectively in the 2010 championship.