Meet the contenders: Jordi Gené

For Jordi Gené, the 2021 season has marked his full-time return to racing after a five-year absence – a large part of which was spent developing the prototype electric touring car to race in a series that would eventually be known as PURE ETCR. Unlike his team-mates Mattias Ekström and Mikel Azcona, the experienced Spaniard…

Gené itching to get back into ‘race mode’

CUPRA Racing’s Jordi Gené says he cannot wait to rediscover the thrill of competition when he returns to racing in PURE ETCR this year. The touring car veteran is one of three drivers already confirmed to pilot the CUPRA e-Racer in the world’s first all-electric touring car series and will be joined by Mattias Ekström…

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…

PURE ETCR 2020: Europe-focused promotional calendar for world’s most powerful touring cars

PURE ETCR, the world’s first all-electric multi-manufacturer touring car championship, has sparked excitement with a revised calendar that will bring a new era of motor racing to some of Europe’s traditional motorsport heartlands. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced manufacturers and engineering companies to suspend the construction of racing cars and also created international travel restrictions…

Under the skin of CUPRA’s PURE ETCR racer

For the first time, fans can go behind-the-scenes at CUPRA Racing to see how the brand-new CUPRA e-Racer, which will compete in the inaugural PURE ETCR season in 2020, is put together. This video released by CUPRA Racing goes under the skin of the all-new fully-electric racer, which produces upto 500kW from its power unit…