Source: PAGID Racing announcement
LEVERKUSEN, Germany — CUPRA Racing and PAGID Racing: a perfect match. This is also underlined by the numerous achievements that could be celebrated in touring car racing in the 2021 season. The season highlights include strong results in FIA WTCR as well as a historic victory in PURE ETCR.
In the 2021 FIA WTCR, teams relying on PAGID Racing Brake Performance secured numerous race wins and podium results. During the season finale at Sochi (Russia), the last weekend of November, CUPRA crowned its season in a perfect way with a pair of victories: Mikel Azcona drove his CUPRA Leon Competición with starting number 96, run by Zengo Motorsport, to victory in the first race. Securing first place in the second race, his teammate Rob Huff rounded out the double success for Zengo Motorsport and CUPRA Racing.
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CUPRA Racing achieved historic success in PURE ETCR, the new race series for fully-electric touring cars. In a thrilling season finale at Pau-Arnos in France, Mattias Ekström secured the drivers’ title and was crowned the inaugural “King of the season”. The driver of the Zengo Motorsport team had been racing the CUPRA e-Racer with PAGID Racing Brake Performance in the PURE ETCR debut season and wrote motorsport history with his success. First place for CUPRA Racing in the manufacturers’ standings rounded out the strong achievement.
Jürgen Voigt, Senior Sales Manager OE Motorsport: “The achievements in FIA WTCR and PURE ETCR underline once again that PAGID Racing is the perfect choice for touring car racing. We at PAGID Racing have already been working together with CUPRA Racing very closely and successfully. Already now, we are looking forward to many more success stories together!”
Xabier Ugarte, Chief Engineer PAGID Racing: “Both all the brake pads and brake discs that CUPRA Racing used in PURE ETCR in 2021 and all the brake pads used by CUPRA customer teams in FIA WTCR are development products by PAGID Racing that are continuously being developed and optimised to ensure that our partners and customers are receiving the best possible products. Congratulations to all the TMD motorsport teams and drivers and our partner CUPRA Racing on a great season!”