Nicola Larini says he is looking forward to the addition of Zolder to the World Touring Car schedule in 2010 after testing at the Belgian circuit on Thursday.
The Italian was at Zolder with his Chevrolet team as part of a development test of the Cruze car, in which Larini took his maiden WTCC victory in Morocco in May.
"I know Zolder well from the 1990s and I think it's perfectly suited for touring cars," said Larini. "It is technical and demanding, especially for the brakes, with constant changes of rhythm, and it's also quite spectacular.
"I am really happy that the WTCC is coming back here and, although this will only happen next year, having the possibility to test now will certainly be useful."
Chevrolet Europe motorsport manager Eric Neve added: "I am very pleased with the news of the WTCC going back to Zolder because it is a perfect track for touring cars and enjoys a very strategic geographical location at the crossroad between the Benelux countries, western Germany and northern France.
"This region happens to be a key car market and an area where interest for touring cars is very high."