PURE ETCR in Monaco – Concept

In the latest episode of our five-part series of films created in Monaco in collaboration with Hyundai, we examine how PURE ETCR can become a shop window for major motor manufacturers to showcase their electric vehicles to a global audience. After lapping the legendary Formula 1 street circuit, which has hosted the Principality’s grand prix…

Spotlight on…Inje Speedium

Inje Speedium, part the larger Inje Auto Theme Park, has the honour of hosting the final round of PURE ETCR’s inaugural season and so is certain to be where the champion receives their silverware as the year’s star performer. Designed by Alan Wilson, the man behind Ningbo International Circuit, Barber Motorsports Park and many other…

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…

Spotlight on… Zolder

PURE ETCR visits Circuit Zolder in central Belgium for Round Two of its inaugural season on July 2-4. The four-kilometre circuit is one of the most popular in Europe, having staged virtually every kind of motor racing since its creation. Opened in 1963, the track near Heusden-Zolder has changed little in its lifetime, three quick…