FIAMGames – Touring Automobile Cup grid rising in energy
Extra entries had been got for the inaugural Touring Automobile Cup, part of the FIA Motorsport Games, which will seemingly be held at Vallelunga Circuit attain Rome from 1-3 November this year.
Following the originally got entries from 11 utterly different worldwide locations, extra worldwide locations possess dedicated to the “tin-top” part of the occasion, with Kuwait, the United States of The United States, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland forming the five which possess confirmed their participation this week.
The addition of extra worldwide locations to the beforehand registered 11 brings the whole number the TC Cup opponents to 16, strengthening the grid each and each when it comes to quantity and fine.
Slovakia will seemingly be represented by one of essentially the most attention-grabbing know racing drivers the country has ever produced: Mato Homola. The 25-year-broken-down has been racing touring autos internationally since 2012, having started on the age of 18.
Homola’s trip ranges from S2000 autos to the TC1s weak within the World Touring Automobile Championship and various fashions of TCR-spec equipment. He’s also a World Touring Automobile Cup scoot-winner and, within the benefit of the wheel of his sleek power – the Hyundai i30 N TCR – could perchance nonetheless be in contention for a medal position.
22-year-broken-down Jessica Bäckman will seemingly be sporting the colors of her native Sweden. The female racer is a proven touring vehicle all-rounder, having recorded podium finishes within the European, Scandinavian, German and British TCR championships. Driving a Target Competitors-flee Hyundai, Bäckman will no doubt be having a stare so that you just must add an FIA Motorsport Games medal to her checklist of achievements within the benefit of the wheel of a TCR vehicle.
Mason Filippi, known for his class-winning exploits in North American touring vehicle sequence TC The United States besides IMSA’s Michelin Pilot Arena, will signify the US. For the FIA Motorsport Games, the 21-year-broken-down will swap Hyundai fashions to power the i30 N as against the Veloster that he makes use of continually.
Switzerland will seemingly be represented by Jörg Schori, who will bring an Opel Astra TCR to the opponents, including one other trace to an already various grid. The experienced racer has been racing touring autos because the days of the Exciting Touring category and is no stranger to TCR competitions, having made appearances in each and each within the German and Italian sequence.
Salem Al Nusif will raise the flag of Kuwait on his Audi RS3 LMS flee by Comtoyou Racing, an outfit with WTCR trip. Al Nusif’s youthful brother Mohammad is determined to contest the System 4 Cup.
The Touring Automobile Cup will seemingly be one of six disciplines featured on the FIA Motorsport Games bill, joining theGT Cup, System 4 Cup, Drifting Cup, Karting Slalom Cup and Digital Cup on the 1-3 November occasion.
Sporting Regulations for the FIA Motorsport Games are readily available at fia.com.