Tambay comes out on top in Budapest FIA ETCR

CUPRA EKS Adrien Tambay enjoyed a superb second round of the 2022 FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup for Race HU at the Hungaroring moving to the top of the Drivers’ Classification. The heat was on in Budapest today for the FIA ETCR DHL Super Finals, with temperatures soaring and eTouring cars racing in equal […]

Pool FURIOUS Semi Finals sees Spengler and Blomqvist race to victory

Pool Furious delivered two contrasting Semi Finals in Budapest, with Romeo Ferraris’ Bruno Spengler and CUPRA EKS’ Tom Blomqvist securing top stops in their respective battles. The first Semi Final quickly became a duel between Spengler and Hyundai Motorsport N’s Jean Karl Vernay, with both drivers trading places throughout, while CUPRA EKS’ Adrian Tambay suffered […]

Azcona and Venturini win Pool FAST Semi Finals

Strategy was at the heart of both Pool FAST Semi Finals in Budapest, with Hyundai Motorsport N’s Mikel Azcona and Romeo Ferraris’ Giovanni Venturini taking the wins in their respective races. SF1 saw a great start from CUPRA EKS’ Mattias Ekström, only to be out-powered up by Azcona into Turn 1 for the lead. The […]

Spengler and Vernay dominate in action-packed Pool FURIOUS Quarter Finals

The Pool FURIOUS Quarter Finals delivered more than their fair share of on-track action at the Hungaroring today, with Romeo Ferraris’ Bruno Spengler and Hyundai’s Motorsport N’s Jean Karl Vernay finishing first in their respective battles. Poleman Adrien Tambay, driving for CUPRA EKS, had a slower start to the Pool FURIOUS Quarter Final 1 than […]

Pool FAST Quarter Finals see Ekström and Martin race to the top

The first Quarter Finals for FIA ETCR RACE HU took place this afternoon, with CUPRA EKS driver Mattias Ekström taking the chequered flag first in Quarter Final 1 and Maxime Martin claiming the same in Quarter Final 2 for Romeo Ferraris. Ekström started the race on Pole but lost the lead early on to former […]

Ekström fastest in Pool FAST Qualifying

CUPRA EKS driver Mattias Ekström claimed top spot in both Pool FAST Qualifying sessions this morning, topping the overall timesheets with a commanding 1:53.442 lap. The Swede set his fastest lap during Qualifying 1, unable to improve in the second session after a slight slide and rising track temperatures. Hyundai Motorsport N’s Mikel Azcona secured […]

Budapest practice thoughts from the FIA ETCR drivers

Practice duties completed for our drivers, marking the start of the second round of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary. Here are their opening thoughts on Day One of the FIA ETCR RACE HU. The pre-event press conference took place earlier today, featuring Mattias Ekström, Luca Filippi, Jean-Karl […]

Michelisz ‘can’t wait’ for FIA ETCR debut

Touring car superstar Norbert Michelisz ‘can’t wait’ to make his FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup debut when the new season for the all-electric racing series begins on the streets of Pau next month. The 2019 WTCR – FIA Touring Car World Cup title winner was one of five drivers announced earlier this week […]

Hyundai Motorsport reveals five-strong driver line-up for 2022 FIA ETCR campaign

Hyundai Motorsport has become the first manufacturer to reveal its driver line-up for the FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup in 2022. Five drivers, including touring car heavyweight Jean-Karl Vernay, will race the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR in the seven-event series – which began last year under the PURE ETCR name and now assumes […]

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 […]