Just hours after making an official announcement about their company formation, Corsatec have announced former World Champion Robert Batlle as a team driver. The 1:8 Offroad ace, who enjoys huge popularity around the world, joins David Ronnefalk at the new start-up and will bring vast racing knowledge which company co-founders Adrien Bertin and Oscar Jansen will utilise in developing its range of nitro and electric power units.
In the announcement, Corsatec said they,
‘are really proud and happy to welcome Spanish legend Robert Batlle in our team for the coming season. Robert will add great value to our development and image. Apart from his impressive track record, he is one of the most appreciated RC stars for his kindness and support to fellow racers. His fighting spirit will perfectly match our philosophy and he will be fully involved in all the development process of the CORSATEC line of products alongside David Ronnefalk. Robert will also be your main contact for the Spanish market’.
Commenting on joining the new start up, Batlle said,
‘I am really happy to join CORSATEC as a driver and brand ambassador! After many tests, even if the products already collected an impressive track record this year, I have to say that I was surprised by the performance and feeling of the nitro engine and electronics. The great experience of Adrien and Oscar will be a strong value to my racing program. I am looking forward to showing you all the product range and helping you with anything you need!