PURE ETCR Battle format gets thumbs up from Romeo Ferraris

Romeo Ferraris Operations Manager Michela Cerruti gave PURE ETCR’s Battle format the ‘thumbs up’ after seeing it in action for the first time at Autodromo Vallelunga last week. As part of the preparations for the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand touring car championship, the series held a ‘Stress Test’ at the Italian venue, running through race…

Hungaroring added to 2021 PURE ETCR calendar

The stars of PURE ETCR, the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand touring car series, will battle for glory at the Hungaroring this summer as part of a new event added to the inaugural calendar. PURE ETCR will join forces with the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup on August 21-22 to create a thrilling double-header…

PURE ETCR in Monaco – Innovation

“Without pioneering spirit, we’d still live in caves.” Words as true now as they were many years ago; and words that resonate heavily with PURE ETCR ahead of the debut season of this ground-breaking new racing adventure. In the fifth and final instalment of ‘PURE ETCR in Monaco’, world-renowned environmentalist and adventurer Bertrand Piccard examines…

PURE ETCR in Monaco – Environment

“In 20 years every car will be electric, but right now we can feel like pioneers by driving electric.” That was the opinion of Bertrand Piccard, one of the world’s leading environmentalists, after he climbed behind the wheel of the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR and lapped one of the world’s greatest street circuits. In Episode…

Spotlight on… Copenhagen

Denmark’s capital city of Copenhagen will make history this year when it becomes the first location to host PURE ETCR on a temporary street circuit on August 6-8. The Bellahøj Park venue has hosted the city’s Historic Grand Prix since 2013, after the event’s original temporary track, Fælledparken – which circled the national government building…

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…