Gilles Magnus is the chief of the contemporary FIA Rookie Award plod in some unspecified time in the future of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup, which started at Circuit Zolder in Belgium final weekend.
The FIA Rookie Award became launched for the 2020 season to support extra up-and-coming racers to affix the rising list of young drivers taking piece in the series.
Principles require opponents to be 23 and below on January 1, 2020 and catch trip of no bigger than two WTCR or FIA World Touring Automobile Championship occasions.
For the inaugural season, Magnus – who’s supported by the Belgian ASN by its RACB National Team initiative – is one of four drivers in motion.
Jack Young, an 18-300 and sixty five days-damaged-down from the United Kingdom, Bence Boldizs, 23, from Hungary and Germany’s Luca Engstler, 20, are also in rivalry for the FIA title.
At Zolder over the weekend, Magnus, 21, topped the class in both races utilizing an Audi RS 3 LMS for Comtoyou Racing on Goodyear tyres, also struggling with for the final positions.
Afterwards, he said: “I ought to restful be fully gay. Qualifying P3 and 0.04s off 2d [overall]. We completed the 2d drag P4 but must catch completed in P2. So, pretty of frustrated, but we showed our tempo, we showed what we are price, so I’m fully gay.”