2022 Event Guide: WTCR Race of Hungary

With the start of the 2022 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup just months away, this is a reminder of what to expect when the Hungaroring hosts the action on 11-12 June.

In 100 words…Located less than 20 kilometers northeast of Budapest, the Hungaroring is famous for hosting the first Formula 1 Grand Prix behind the old Iron Curtain in 1986.

Ever present on the F1 calendar ever since, the Hungaroring has also become a popular venue for global touring car racing, especially since the emergence of Norbert Michelisz as a local hero and especially after his pole to flag victory. in 2015.

Resurfaced for 2016 with re-profiled curbs to boot, the track mixes tight corners and fast sweeps while its valley location allows for an initial descent before a climb back to Turn 4 at high speed.

Runway length:4,381 kilometers

Distance race 1:30 minutes + one round

Distance race 2:25 minutes + one round

WTCR qualifying lap record:Rob Huff (CUPRA Leon Competition)
1m51.528s (141.4km/h), 08/21/21

WTCR race lap record:Norbert Michelisz (Hyundai i30N TCR)
1m53.620s (138.8km/h), 10/18/20

Time zone:GMT +2 hours

Ticket information:Coming soon

Fly to:Budapest (42 kilometres)

To stay:Budapest

2021 RACE WINNERS
Race 1: Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2:Santiago Urrutia (URY) Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, Lynk & Co 03 TCR (pictured)

FIA WTCR JUNIOR TITLE WINNERS
Race 1: Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2:Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS

WTCR TROPHY WINNERS
Race 1: Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2:Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS

POLE POSITION
Race 1 (reverse grid): Gilles Magnus (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2:Rob Huff (GBR) Zengo Motorsport, CUPRA Leon Compétition

FASTEST LAPS
Race 1: Frédéric Vervisch (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS, 1m53.904s (138.4kph)
Race 2:Frédéric Vervisch (BEL) Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS, 1m54.036s (138.3km/h)

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