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Thed Björk,  Santiago Urrutia, Gabriele Tarquini and Mikel Azcona attended the Hurry 3 digital press convention at WTCR Hurry of Spain. A transcript follows

Press Conference Room, MotorLand Aragón, November 1, 2020

In attendance:

Thed Björk, Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, first space

Santiago Urrutia, Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, second space

Gabriele Tarquini, BRC Hyundai N LUKOIL Squadra Corse, third space

Mikel Azcona, Zengő Motorsport, Hurry 2 winner

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Q:

Thed, that birth up became as soon as accurate obedient, Nevertheless Gilles didn’t fabricate it easy for you

TB:

Initially up it’s so essential to derive out first into the free air on account of it changes your scurry in preference to preventing from in the befriend of. So for me it became as soon as generous, that became as soon as my honest. Even though it wasn’t easy, I assumed there became as soon as no manner that any one else became as soon as going to be on the actual of me on the exit of Flip 1. It became as soon as the actual birth up. He might possibly perhaps perhaps then apply me for the first three laps and after the protection automotive, and then I pulled away as Santi began to fight a itsy-bitsy bit with him, then it became as soon as factual for me. The most easy thing became as soon as Santi became as soon as chasing me so laborious at the tip, I became as soon as looking to push as laborious as I might possibly perhaps perhaps.

Q:

It’s lucky you two are factual mates! Somebody else…

TB:

Somebody else, he would were diving on the inner.

Q:

The Lynk & Co appears to be like to beautiful smartly round here, whereas the Audis dropped off after about lap seven.

TB:

For me, it felt genuinely factual. Nevertheless everybody is conscious of whenever that you shall be in entrance it’s a itsy-bitsy bit simpler. It became as soon as a itsy-bitsy bit tougher for Santi to overhaul and then serene just like the speed. Nevertheless as soon as we are in the pack preventing it’s very laborious, as it is for everybody else. I mediate for us, me and Santi, we did a extremely factual weekend, and we are genuinely contented with that.

Q:

We were attentive to Yann and Yvan combating their cars. How mindful were you of that and did you like any concerns?

TB:

In this scurry, by no means. They didn’t present an explanation for me anything else about their automotive and I became as soon as accurate focusing on my efficiency, and I additionally had deal of vibrations nonetheless I didn’t present an explanation for them on account of I accurate drove!

Q:

You additionally bought a shadowy and white flag for song limits, which has strategy up forever this weekend. What is it that is so laborious about this circuit?

TB:

When you happen to formula to a scurry and the temperature goes up, and that you shall be pushing the tyres to the restrict… in qualifying whenever you manufacture a flying lap your tyres are novel so it is easier to space your self on the song. Nevertheless as they build aside on in the scurry and whenever that you shall be allowed you desire obedient thing regarding the song that is novel and all people did that, from the initiating. So when I bought the song limits warning I had to genuinely step befriend in the tip so I don’t manufacture it again. Nevertheless I mediate we had a extremely enormous present an explanation for on TV, preventing like this. The song permits this, it’s constructed like this. Whereas you build tyres in every single build aside you might possibly perhaps perhaps possibly no longer derive the identical scurry and you might possibly perhaps perhaps possibly accurate be following all people. Yes, that might possibly also be factual for song limits nonetheless additionally this is the manner of racing. They’ve to purchase, if we strategy befriend here in two weeks. For me, I mediate it’s factual, hurry away it free.

Q:

Santi, a hat-trick of podiums for you. It’s turned out to be a massive song for you.

SU:

Yeah, I’m contented for my crew. I power for Cyan and Lynk & Co and it’s been pretty a factual weekend for us. For myself, obviously it became as soon as a extremely factual weekend. We possibly expected to like Yann and Yvan a itsy-bitsy bit more in entrance nonetheless , usually racing it goes like this. He serene scored so many factors for the championship while Esteban [Guerrieri] is at the befriend, so I mediate now he will formula to the final scurry and it shall be very, very tight. We must be very though-provoking, we now like to manufacture a technique. Nevertheless Thed deserved the purchase currently. I needed to purchase, that’s why I pushed so laborious to purchase, nonetheless Thed became as soon as factual too and deserved the purchase, so I accurate sit down in the befriend of him at the tip. I’m very contented about one other one-two for Lynk & Co this year.

Q:

Gabriele, what a massive scurry for you. You mentioned you were going to fight this weekend and we might possibly perhaps perhaps nearly perceive the smoke popping out of your ears…

GT:

My third scurry became as soon as indisputably my most attention-grabbing one, nonetheless in the first two I had a declare of affairs on the automotive. In the first scurry I survived on the first lap and despite the truth that I became as soon as sixth and I became as soon as thinking overtaking is constantly very complicated, I had the tempo. The tempo became as soon as very factual and I tried to assault and did some factual manoeuvres and I overtake I mediate four cars. Nevertheless unfortunately for me the scurry became as soon as too immediate. The 2 guys in entrance were distant.

Q:

It’s been a no longer easy weekend for Hyundai, so it’s been wonderful to claw befriend some factors for the crew, hasn’t it?

GT:

Yeah, indisputably no longer a genuinely factual weekend for Hyundai. We’re very gentle, the automotive is there, nonetheless we didn’t purchase any races. Here’s no longer a genuinely factual weekend for Hyundai. I’m part of the declare of affairs on account of in qualifying we didn’t work very very factual. We had some little troubles nonetheless myself, I didn’t power completely in qualifying, so it tag me some positions. Nevertheless racing is like this, usually factual, usually inferior.

Q:

Mikel, this turned out to be a factual weekend for you for your rental circuit after that purchase in Hurry 2. How are you feeling now?

MA:

I’m feeling factual, very contented. When you happen to like a victory in WTCR, in a world championship, you consistently feel factual. So in the second scurry we had a victory, a factual scurry for us. Relish I mentioned, to purchase here in Spain in my home it’s a itsy-bitsy bit shit on account of we don’t just like the folk, the household and the mates. Nevertheless anyway I had the entire strengthen from social media and it’s been accurate – accurate weekend for us, accurate day and accurate second scurry. Nevertheless yes, I’m very contented.

Q:

It’s been 5 years for the explanation that crew final won and Zoltán Zengő became as soon as so ecstatic, wasn’t he?

MA:

Yes, like I mentioned forward of, it’s the first victory for Zengő Motorsport after 5 years so it’s the actual for my crew. It’s been a laborious year for us from the initiating, nonetheless I’m contented to be with Zengő Motorsport and to grow up along with the mechanics. I’m very contented for them. On the identical time, I’m serving to my crew-mates, so we are going together as a crew. Perchance next year we is also one step higher than this year. Victory is fine.

Q:

MotorLand Aragón has equipped us with three genuinely factual races this weekend. This muse feel genuinely factual for you and it be essential to feel pretty confident about coming befriend in two weeks’ time.

MA:

Yeah, I mediate it’s a factual concept to assemble the championship here in MotorLand Aragón, my home song. It’s been factual for us and I am hoping for the final weekend we can derive no longer deal of weight. We like to safe in mind to the weather on account of it appears to be like to be like as if here in two weeks it’s going to be raining, which I admire. I admire inferior stipulations and it’s better for us. I genuinely like to be here in two weeks, so let’s perceive what happens. For the time being I maintain very solid and in two weeks we are able to push a itsy-bitsy bit more, we’ve had deal of files from this weekend and that’s very factual for the crew, for the CUPRA, on account of then we are able to assemble the automotive a itsy-bitsy bit more. I am hoping in two weeks we are able to battle for more victories.


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