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…

“PURE ETCR is the perfect laboratory for us.” Goodyear’s Ben Crawley and Sebastian Trinks guest on PURE TALK and explain how the series can impact the company’s electric-vehicle tyre range for years to come

PURE ETCR is the ‘perfect laboratory’ for developing high-performance tyres for the electric vehicle market, according to series founding partner and official tyre supplier Goodyear. In episode three of PURE Talk presented by Goodyear, the organisation’s Director, Motorsport EMEA, Ben Crawley, and its PURE ETCR Event Leader, Sebastian Trinks, lift the lid on why the…