Santiago Urrutia clinched his first victory in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup by main Scurry 3 at WTCR Scurry of Aragón all of the plan, as recent King of WTCR Yann Ehrlacherachieved a Lynk & Co one-two in the closing dash of 2020.
Cyan Performance Lynk & Co driver Urrutia, 24, led from the DHL Pole Situation to ranking his step forward victory, as recent WTCR Trophy winner Jean-Karl Vernay achieved the rostrum for Team Mulsanne.
Nathanaël Berthon, ranging from third on the grid in his Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS, used to be soon below tension after the open, Vernay – who began fifth – making a helpful hurry to hurry his French countryman on lap two. Thereafter, Berthon slipped aid down the expose, at closing ending eighth.
“I used to be pushing rather a lot,” mentioned a overjoyed Urrutia, the 10th diversified winner of the 2020 WTCR season. “I’d preserve to dedicate this indispensable ranking to Cyan for believing in me. With out them it’d be no longer likely to be right here. To salvage a ranking in a world championship coming from to this point away [Uruguay] plan rather a lot. I accumulated need more bustle and to learn more issues to be a world champion, nonetheless it completely has been an honour to dash for this group this year.”
In the aid of the end three, the fight for who would claim 2d in the WTCR capabilities performed out between Vernay, Yvan Muller and Esteban Guerrieri – and the honor went to Muller.
Starting in P10, the four-time world champion moved up the expose in the early phases to dash sixth, then had a serving to hand from fellow Lynk & Co-powered driver Thed Björk. The Swede made a rush on the interior of Mikel Azcona’s Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición, then slowed to allow Muller to hurry both of them – gifting him the fourth space he wished to present 2d in the capabilities.
Guerrieri used to be also talented an arena by his group-mate Attila Tassi, nonetheless it completely used to be no longer enough to claim aid the 2d space he held coming into the weekend. He achieved the season with a P10 produce from P17 on the grid.
Azcona bought aid past Björk to claim fifth space, with 2019 King of WTCR Norbert Michelisz ending his title defence in seventh. WTCR Rookie Award winner Gilles Magnus used to be ninth for Comtoyou Racing, sooner than Guerrieri.
The diversified capabilities finishers had been Tassi fellow Honda driver Tiago Monteiro in P11 and P12, Luca Filippi (Alfa Romeo) in P13, Gabriele Tarquini (Hyundai) in P14 and Luca Engstler (Hyundai) in P15.
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