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RACB Nationwide Team’s rising superstar Gilles Magnus continues to lead the FIA WTCR Rookie classification in spite of crashing within the 2d of two races on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

After finishing in a tough seventh save in Friday’s opening three-lap contest, Nordschleife newcomer Magnus turned into in P12 in Bustle 2 when he hit wretchedness on the hugely stressful 25.378-kilometre monitor.

“It turned into a indubitably tricky one, I’m upset for the crew, upset for myself,” said the Comtoyou Racing Audi driver, who turned into hampered by a driveshaft failure in qualifying. “I turned into running in P12, it turned into complex to overtake, the tempo wasn’t there I didn’t desire to enjoy interaction any dangers but clean I locked up the fronts and I hit the wall. I don’t brand how but we will give you the option to with out a doubt behold on the data and what went unhealthy and get out about it.”

Magnus, 21, holds a 16-level encourage over Zengő Motorsport driver Bence Boldizs within the FIA WTCR Rookie classification after Boldizs, 23, scored his first buy within the modern-for-2020 class in Bustle 2.

“The monitor turned into very slippery and the cases weren’t straightforward but our goal turned into to glean both races and we managed to device this,” said Boldizs, who turned into additionally racing on the Nordschleife for the first time in his CUPRA Leon Competición. “We scored some trusty functions and this turned into additionally significant.”

Northern Irish driver Jack Younger, 18, turned into additionally chasing FIA WTCR Rookie functions in Germany. Nonetheless, broken inflicted to his Vuković Motorsport-flee Renault Mégane RS TCR in Bustle 1 supposed he turned into a non-starter for Bustle 2.


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