CUPRA EKS unveils new livery and FIA ETCR driver line-up

CUPRA EKS has unveiled a dynamic livery and an exciting driver line-up for this year’s FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup – with Tom Blomqvist and Adrien Tambay joining current ETCR champion Mattias Ekström and Jordi Gené in the all-electric touring car team. The 2021 title-winning CUPRA e-Racer will appear in a striking new livery […]

CUPRA first brand to confirm FIA ETCR entry for 2022 and names EKS as new team partner

CUPRA Racing has formed a brand-new partnership with the ultra-successful EKS team, owned by Mattias Ekström, while also becoming the first brand to confirm its plans for the inaugural FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup this year. Ekström and CUPRA claimed last year’s all-electric touring car crown under its previous guise as PURE ETCR […]

Ekström scores Dakar Rally stage win

Mattias Ekström, PURE ETCR’s title winner 2021, continued his magnificent form in electric motorsport into the new year by claiming his maiden Dakar Rally Stage victory in Saudi Arabia on Monday. The Swede was crowned King of the season in PURE ETCR; the series that evolves into the FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup […]

Season review – Mattias Ekström

Could the 2021 PURE ETCR season have gone any better for Mattias Ekström and CUPRA X Zengo Motorsport? Possibly not; the Swede inching into the lead of the standings after only the second event and then topping the table for the rest of the year win the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand touring car series. But […]

Season review – Dániel Nagy

Announced less than a week before the start of the season and without any track time before the Vallelunga opener, PURE ETCR 2021 looked set to be one of the biggest challenges of Dániel Nagy’s career before it had even started. But the Hungarian, who turned 23 during the year, is nothing if not resilient, […]

Ekström ready to electrify Dakar using PURE ETCR experience

Mattias Ekström, winner of the inaugural PURE ETCR Drivers’ title is planning to use many of the lessons learned during his maiden year of electric motorsport to full effect when he takes on the Dakar Rally in January. The CUPRA X Zengo Motorsport driver triumphed in an ultra-dramatic title decider at Pau-Arnos E-Circuit as he […]