Darryl O'Young to compete for ROAL Motorsport in 2013 WTCC

Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young will compete for ROAL Motorsport in the 2013 World Touring Car Championship

Darryl O'Young to compete for ROAL Motorsport in 2013 WTCC

Embarking on his fourth WTCC season, the 32-year-old will abandon front-wheel drive for the first time in favour of Roberto Ravaglia's BMW 320TC.

O'Young had a slightly disjointed campaign in 2012, leaving the Special Tuning SEAT Leon set-up after round nine at Sonoma in September.

A switch to former team Bamboo Engineering's Chevrolet Cruze yielded a double Yokohama Trophy victory at the Macau season finale.

O'Young, who sampled seven categories in 2012, has already made appearances in a trio of endurance races this year.

A third place was scored aboard an Aston Martin in January's Dubai 24 hours, before contesting the Daytona 24 Hours in a Porsche at the end of the month.

A defence of his 2012 Bathurst 12 Hours title at the weekend resulted in a top-10 finish.

ROAL Motorsport earlier confirmed that Tom Coronel would keep his drive for a third consecutive season.

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