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…