​Santiago Urrutia and Thed Björk returns for 2022 Lynk & Co Cyan Racing title push


Santiago Urrutia and Thed Björk will be back as part of Lynk & Co Cyan Racing's push for the 2022 FIA World Touring Car Cup titles.

"Santiago and Thed are key to our goal of defending our FIA WTCR titles this season and we are delighted to continue our successful cooperation with them," said Fredrik Wahlén, Team Manager of Lynk & Co Cyan Racing.

"We are once again heading into one of the toughest championships in the world and there is certainly no rest for us as defending champions. We need to deliver at our very best during every single session of the season and we have every intention to do so."

2022 will be the third season for Santiago Urrutia behind the wheel of the Lynk & Co 03 TCR after finishing fifth overall last year, scoring two wins and a total of five podium finishes.

"I am very happy and honoured to be back racing in the WTCR with Lynk & Co Cyan Racing," said Santiago Urrutia.

"To be in the best team for the third year in a row is a privilege and I am delighted to continue racing with Thed as my team-mate, as well as welcoming Ma Qing Hua to the team. The goal for this year to win and I will do my very best to deliver for the team."

The experienced 2017 world champion Thed Björk will start his eleventh season for Cyan Racing in 2022, having been part of the Lynk & Co Cyan Racing programme since day one.

"It's amazing to continue racing for what I consider one of the best teams in the world and we have all the conditions that we need to continue to deliver at the very top," said Thed Björk.

"I'm very happy to continue my cooperation with Santi as well, we have a great relationship and know our joint strengths. It will also be a strength to have Ma Qing Hua onboard, he has got a lot of experience and I look forward to work together with him."

Further news on the complete 2022 FIA WTCR line-up of Lynk & Co Cyan Racing will be communicated within the coming weeks.

Media contact information
Johan Meissner
Press Manager
Cyan Racing
+46(0)70 241 3234

About Cyan Racing
Cyan Racing was founded in 1996 and was formerly named Polestar until Volvo Cars acquired the performance section and trademark in 2015. Cyan Racing is privately owned and operated. The team has claimed the last five touring car World Titles, most recently the 2021 WTCR drivers' and teams' titles with Lynk & Co – and participated in the development of the Polestar performance models of the Volvo S60 and V60 in the years 2013 to 2015, including the concept models Volvo C30 and S60 Polestar Concept Prototype. The company launched the Volvo P1800 Cyan in 2020, Cyan Racing’s interpretation of the iconic Volvo sports car from the sixties.

About Lynk & Co
Lynk & Co was created to provide mobility solutions for the connected generation. We do make really, really good cars (the kind that have all the features you want without you having to ask for them), but we also offer a new way of using those cars. Our membership-based approach makes it simple to get on the go. Members can access a car on a flexible, month-to-month basis and share with friends, family, and the Lynk & Co community.