Esteban Guerrieri soaked up intense rigidity from Yann Ehrlacher to spend Bustle 1 at WTCR Bustle of Hungary and re-fire his title ambitions within the process.
Guerrieri, utilizing an ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Form R TCR, began from the DHL Pole Map and made a most reasonable delivery to withhold the lead. But Goodyear #FollowTheLeader Ehlacher in his Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 TCR remained stuck to the Honda’s bumper in some unspecified time in the future of a anxious, nail-biting 12-lap bustle, which used to be held in dry prerequisites on the Hungaroring.
Argentine Guerrieri’s second 2020 victory has lifted him from third to second within the standings. Closing 365 days’s title runner-up is now 23 facets late Ehrlacher.
Starting up on the front row beside Guerrieri, Mikel Azcona made a terrible delivery in his Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición and ended lap one down in eighth, as Ehrlacher and Yvan Muller moved up from third and fifth respectively to scurry the chief.
Muller misplaced out to Guerrieri’s workers-mate Néstor Girolami, who moved up to third on lap two. The Argentine closed up on Ehrlacher in the direction of the tip, but settled for the closing step of the rostrum, with Muller in fourth.
Attila Tassi claimed fifth articulate in his Honda, merely holding off a charging Azcona who hustled his system to sixth after his terrible delivery to high the WTCR Trophy classification. Santiago Urrutia performed where he began in seventh in his Cyan Efficiency Lynk & Co 03 TCR, as did eighth articulate finisher Jean-Karly Vernay in his Staff Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR by Romeo Ferraris.
Luca Engstler positioned ninth for Engstler Hyundai N Liqui Moly Racing Staff and
Thed Björk achieved the discontinue 10 in is Lynk & Co, up from P13 on the grid.
Tom Coronel, who began the bustle second within the facets, misplaced ground with P11 in his Comtoyou DHL Staff Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS, sooner than workers-mate Nathanaël Berthon. Wildcard entry Luca Filippi performed in P13 for Staff Mulsanne, sooner than Tiago Monteiro’s Honda and Gilles Magnus, the WTCR Rookie Driver contender doing successfully to ranking after ranging from the encourage of the grid following his penalty for a lumber-high infringement in qualifying.
There used to be immoral luck for local hero and King of WTCR Norbert Michelisz. The BRC Hyundai N LUKOIL Squadra Corse driver had risen to ninth from P14 on the grid, easiest to be forced to pit on lap five. His workers-mate Gabriele Tarquini used to be also in effort following contact with wildcard Jose Manuel Sapag. With broken bodywork rubbing on his front-most reasonable Goodyear, the Italian’s bustle used to be quickly over.
Native hero Bence Boldizs performed in P16 for Zengő Motorsport sooner than Aurélien Comte’s Vuković Motorsport Renault Mégane RS TCR. Nico Gruber performed in P18 for Engstler Hyundai in his first delivery within the WTCR, sooner than fellow debutant Sapag in his Purpose Competition Hyundai.
Bustle 2 at WTCR Bustle of Hungary is scheduled to ranking articulate at 12h15 local time.