PURE ETCR in Monaco – Fun

In the second of our exclusive series of films produced in Monaco in collaboration with Hyundai, we look at how much fun you can have in an electric car. To help us we enlisted Hyundai ETCR Test and Development Driver Augusto Farfus and world-renowned environmentalist Bertrand Piccard, who showed His Serene Highness Prince Albert II…

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…

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…

Spotlight on… MotorLand Aragón

The town of Alcaniz, located in Spain’s north-west, has a rich history in motorsport, having staged its own Grand Prix on the demanding ‘Guadolope’ street circuit from 1965-2003. It was therefore extremely fitting when, in 2009, MotorLand Aragón opened just 10km up the road to provide a high-technology permanent venue that would keep the sport…

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…