Racing Team Holland drivers-Pieter Christiaan van Oranje and Tim Coronel will join Sofia Car Motorsport Team and will sit behind the wheel of Sin R1 GT4 in the Fourth Round of the European GT4 series, which will be held on 8-9.07 at Circuit of Spa- Francorchamps, Belgium.
Pieter Christiaan van Oranje, member of the Dutch Royal Family, already has an experience with Sin R1 GT4, as he was part of the team in season 2015 in the 2-nd round of the Championship at Zandvoort with co-driver Hendrik Still.
Racing is his passion. His racing career starts in 2005. He has 2 wins in GT4 over the last years, few 2nd and 3rd places. In 2013 Pieter Christiaan van Oranje took part in Avon Tyres GT4 Trophy, HDI-Gerling Dutch GT and GT4 Trophy – AM class and in 2012 – in HDI-Gerling Dutch GT Championship. In 2014 he ended 5th with Pro driver Simon Knapp with BMW M3 GT4.
His team-mate Tim Coronel is a Dutch driver whose career starts in 1994 at 22 with Dutch Citroën AX Cup. From 2009 to 2015 he competes in Rally Dakar with his twin brother Tom Coronel. In last year’s Dakar Tim Coronel topped the solo class and captured an overall 35th standing with his buggy. He also has participated in Alfa Romeo 147 (Dutch and European) and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux.
In 2013, Tim Coronel drove in GT4 car during the Finale Races at Circuit Park Zandvoort. After this season Coronel focused mainly on his passion, Rally Dakar.
In 2016 he returned to the European GT4 Series at Monza, together with Pieter Christiaan van Oranje, BMW M3 GT4.