New car for ETCC racer Nagy

New car for ETCC racer Nagy

12/09/2017 12:00

Norbert Nagy will start the penultimate event of the FIA European Touring Car Cup season with a new SEAT at his disposal.

The Hungarian’s original machine was badly damaged in a crash at ETCC Race of Vila Real in June, leading to his Zengő Motorsport team building up a replacement for ETCC Race of Zolder this weekend.

“After my crash in Vila Real we have to build an another car, I hope it will do the work and I will fight for the podium positions,” said Nagy, who heads to Belgium joint third in the standings.”

With the Belgian track – and the season finale venue Most – new to Nagy, the 22-year-old has spent time on Zengő’s simulator.

“It will be two very hard weekends because both tracks are foreign to me but I am well prepared.”

ETCC Race of Zolder takes place from 15-17 September. Both races will be streamed live at and on the Eurosport Player with extensive highlights on Eurosport and RTBF in Belgium.

Fábio Mota fought for a podium finish in both FIA European Touring Car Cup races at Zolder – but had to settle for a best result of fourth place scored in the first of two races in Belgium.

Seventeen-year-old Czech Václav Nimč will step up to the FIA European Touring Car Cup when the all-action series visits his homeland next month for ETCC Race of Most, the final event of the 12-round season.

Rudolf Pešović has explained what went wrong in Race 2 at FIA ETCC Race of Zolder – and his hopes for being back in action for Most finale next month.

Andreas Pfister reckons fifth place is as good as it could have got when the FIA European Touring Car Cup returned to Zolder last weekend.

Petr Fulín has publically thanked his Křenek Motorsport team for the work it did to keep his FIA European Touring Car Cup title bid on course.

Christjohannes Schreiber, Igor Stefanovski, Peter Rikli, Norbert Nagy and Petr Fulín attended the post-race press conference at FIA ETCC Race of Zolder. This is what they had to say.