Vernay: Double-duty could be key to title success

Hyundai Motorsport’s Jean-Karl Vernay believes that running dual-programmes in PURE ETCR and the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup this year could be a blessing in disguise as he targets title success. The Frenchman was recently confirmed as one of four drivers of the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR in the world’s first all-electric, multi-brand…

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…

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…

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…

Daytona demo for Hyundai Veloster N ETCR

The Hyundai Veloster N ETCR that will contest the inaugural PURE ETCR season this year will make its first appearance in the USA at next weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona. Hyundai Motorsport’s Test and Development Driver Augusto Farfus will perform a demonstration run on Daytona International Speedway’s sportscar course, featuring the legendary 31-degree banking on…