Azcona seizes early momentum at Vallelunga

Mikel Azcona is the early leader of PURE ETCR Race IT following wins in each of the first two rounds of competition at Autodromo Vallelunga. The Zengo Motorsport X CUPRA driver beat stiff competition from Stefano Coletti and Tom Chilton to win his opening Battle and then went head-to-head with fellow Round 1 winner Augusto…

Azcona keeps CUPRA on top in second practice

Mikel Azcona topped the second PURE ETCR RACE IT practice session at Vallelunga to continue Zengo Motorsport X CUPRA’s impressive start to the world’s first all-electric multi-brand touring car series. The Spanish star hit the top spot midway through the session with a time of 1m20.685s. It was the fastest time of the day, 0.408s…

Gené itching to get back into ‘race mode’

CUPRA Racing’s Jordi Gené says he cannot wait to rediscover the thrill of competition when he returns to racing in PURE ETCR this year. The touring car veteran is one of three drivers already confirmed to pilot the CUPRA e-Racer in the world’s first all-electric touring car series and will be joined by Mattias Ekström…

CUPRA ace Gené praises e-Racer development

Jordi Gené says the latest version of the CUPRA e-Racer, which he will drive in PURE ETCR this year, is a significant improvement compared to the car with which he undertook much of the Spanish brand’s initial development work. Gené; part of CUPRA Racing’s line-up in the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand touring car championship, gave…

Hyundai and CUPRA in testing action at Vallelunga

Hyundai Motorsport and CUPRA Racing continued their pre-season testing this week at Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi. Each manufacturer, who will contest the inaugural PURE ETCR season this year, focused on set-up work to optimise both handling and performance. Jordi Gené, who gave the CUPRA e-Racer its first test in full ETCR specification at MotorLand Aragón…