Yann Ehrlacher scored his third victory of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season within the reverse-grid Mosey 2 at WTCR Mosey of Hungary.
The Goodyear #FollowTheLeader extended his title attend after rising from third on the grid, as his uncle and Cyan Racing Lynk & Co personnel-mate Yvan Muller shadowed him to score a one-two for the Swedish personnel. Ehrlacher now leads Mosey 1 winner Esteban Guerrieri by 40 functions sooner than the closing flee of the day at the Hungaroring.
Native hero Bence Boldizs began from the DHL Pole Residing in his Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición, but lost out on the flee to Flip 1 as fellow entrance row starter Muller took the lead, with Ehrlacher furthermore getting past to flee 2d. Muller then allowed his nephew to pass on the first lap to initiate up a blissful margin out entrance.
“It became as soon as a really merely flee from the initiate to the tip,” stated Ehrlacher. “I had a merely initiate and bought past the CUPRA, then Yvan covered my lend a hand. It doesn’t have the identical price to me successful a reverse-grid flee, but it’s peaceable 25 functions.”
Behind the Lynk & Co 03 TCRs, there became as soon as motion at Flip 2 on the first lap as Mosey 1 podium finisher Néstor Girolami’s Honda made contact with Mikel Azcona’s CUPRA, destructive both vehicles. They retired to the pits for repairs before Mosey 3.
Wildcard Luca Filippi’s Team Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR by Romeo Ferraris became as soon as furthermore spun round having began in P16. There became as soon as furthermore contact between Tom Coronel’s Audi and Gabriele Tarquini’s Hyundai.
Jean-Karl Vernay had furthermore bought past Boldizs and led a educate of vehicles that lined up within the lend a hand of Muller. Then on lap eight, Coronel tagged Luca Engstler at Flip 8 and the WTCR Rookie Driver’s Hyundai nosed hard right into a barrier, sustaining heavy entrance-pause wound. The incident led to a safety automobile intervention.
When the motion resumed on lap 11, Ehrlacher and Muller without problems bought the fall on Vernay, who settled for a podium third space and the WTCR Trophy victory in his Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR by Romeo Ferraris. Santiago Urrutia’s Cyan Efficiency entry shadowed him to the invent to invent it three Lynk & Cos within the tip four, the Uruguayan having impressed from P11 on the grid.
Nathanaël Berthon claimed fifth space in his Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS, sooner than native hero and King of WTCR Norbert Michelisz in his BRC Hyundai N LUKOIL Squadra Corse Hyundai i30 N TCR. Boldizs slipped to a seventh space invent.
Guerrieri saved out of hysteria to score stable functions in eighth from P10 on the grid, sooner than ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport personnel-mates Attila Tassi and Tiago Monteiro, who achieved the tip 10.
Tarquini recovered from his contact with Coronel to invent in P11, sooner than Gilles Magnus’s Audi and Thed Björk’s Lynk & Co. Aurélien Comte completed in P14 in Vuković Motorsport’s Renault Mégane RS TCR, sooner than a recovering Filippi.
Coronel became as soon as given a drive-via penalty and completed down in P19.
Mosey 3 at WTCR Mosey of Hungary takes space at 16h15 native time.