The chequered flag of race 2 at the new WTCC USA race at Sonoma marked the end of an era, Tiago Monteiro parked his Leon WTCC car for the last time after a 5 year stint in the WTCC with SEAT.
Tiago made his debut in WTCC with SEAT in the 2007, His first event was at Zandvoort for the 2nd race weekend of the 2007 season. Tiago has driven for the works SEAT Sport team, The SUNRED team and in the 2012 season has driven under the team name “Tuenti Racing Team”.
Previous to WTCC Tiago drove in Formula 1, Driving for Jordan, Midland and Spyker.
Tiago will now drive a brand new Honda Civic 1.6T in the remaining rounds of the 2012 WTCC and will be joined in 2013 by Gabriele Tarquini who is also a SEAT Sport legend.
Out thanks go out to Tiago who has been a good driver for the SEAT Brand!