etcr News and Analysis
Adrien Tambay, FIA ETCR 2022 champion with CUPRA, answered Motorsport.com's questions about his first campaign with electric touring cars.
The heatwave that hit Europe this weekend was the undisputed protagonist of the fifth round of the FIA ETCR at Vallelunga, as the CUPRA EKS team opted to apply a conservative strategy.
BMW factory driver Bruno Spengler has revealed that he suffered a fractured spine in his FIA ETCR accident at Vallelunga, which prompted his Romeo Ferraris team's withdrawal on safety grounds.
In a drag race between a combustion-powered GT and an electric car, which do you think would have the edge? Watch this video to see the outcome.
Last weekend at the Belgian circuit of Zolder, the CUPRA EKS team proved that to win an FIA ETCR race, you need to adapt and learn constantly.
The Spanish brand is officially immersed in Extreme E and ETCR, two fully electric championships with competition formats designed for the new generation. According to Wayne Griffiths, CEO of SEAT CUPRA, this is going to be the way forward for the coming years.
Much is said about the difficulty of overtaking in championships such as Formula 1, with "DRS trains" or narrow tracks meaning a lack of entertainment. In the ETCR, where the cars are almost identical, one might think it was the same, but it is not.
CUPRA EKS secured victory at the opening round of the FIA ETCR in Pau, taking all three places on the podium.
CUPRA has announced EKS, the team of the current ETCR champion Mattias Ekstrom, as its new partner in the electric touring car championship.
New Hyundai WTCR signing Jean-Karl Vernay says his "biggest challenge" this year will be jumping between the marque's latest Elantra model and its all-electric PURE ETCR challenger.
The Pure ETCR electric touring car series remains on course for a first demonstration race this year, despite delays resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.