Santiago Urrutia changed into the eighth winner from eight races in the 2021 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup because the Uruguayan led all of the procedure in Bolt 2 at WTCR Bolt of Hungary.
His Goodyear-geared up Cyan Efficiency Lynk & Co 03 TCR successfully started from pole enviornment after top qualifier Obtain Huff modified into once forced to initiate from the pitlane following the suspension pain he incurred in Bolt 1.
Urrutia led from lights to flag from Néstor Girolami’s ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Form R TCR and Frédéric Vervisch’s Comtoyou Crew Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS, a result that ensured a podium featuring three diverse buyer racing brands.
Urrutia’s victory moves him level with fellow Lynk & Co-powered driver Yann Erhlacher in the substances standings, but with yet yet some other podium cease this year it procedure the roam winner takes over Goodyear #FollowTheLeader build.
“This weekend exhibits it is advisable level of interest by yourself factor and likewise it is advisable be 100 per cent every weekend,” said a overjoyed Urrutia after the second victory of his WTCR profession to this point. “I made a mistake in Aragón, so it feels correct to be relief on top. Here’s handiest my second season, so I didn’t expect to be this competitive.”
As expected, the initiate proved important at the Hungaroring. Huff lined up his Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición at the dwell of the pitlane after his crew ran out of time to restore the pain from skimming a chicane tyre stack in Bolt 1. That left Urrutia with a free flee all of the procedure down to Turn 1, because the pack jostled in the help of him.
Girolami made contact with home hero Norbert Michelisz, sending the Hyundai driver valid into a disappear – to the intense disappointment of the alive to partisan crowd that had been welcomed relief to the circuit’s significant grandstands this year. The Honda driver persisted in second enviornment as Michelisz rejoined procedure down the philosophize.
Frédéric Vervisch made a lightning initiate from ninth on the grid and found himself spirited up to 3rd because the discipline exited Turn 1. “It modified into once loopy to initiate P9 and receive myself here on the podium,” said the Comtoyou Crew Audi Sport driver. “On the initiate all people went to the inner.” That unfolded enviornment for him to capitalise on his fleet getaway.
Extra down the discipline, Andreas Bäckman modified into once knocked into the barrier at Turn 3 in his Target Competition Hyundai, but soon the discipline settled down valid into a high-tempo prepare spherical the 4.381-kilometre circuit.
On the help of the tip three Mikel Azcona adopted up his Bolt 1 podium with fourth for Zengő Motorsport, the Spaniard over once more making contact with Yvan Muller on the predominant lap, this time at Turn 2.
King of WTCR Ehrlacher carried out fifth to be obvious he leaves WTCR Bolt of Hungary level on substances with Urrutia at the head of the table, with Muller sixth and Thed Björk seventh to total a stable weekend for the Cyan drivers.
Esteban Guerrieri modified into once eighth in his Honda, before Bolt 1 winner Gilles Magnus, whereas local hero Attila Tassi rounded out the tip 10.
Tiago Monteiro modified into once P11 in his Honda, with Nathanaël Berthon (Comtoyou DHL Crew Audi Sport) subsequent up. Jean-Karl Vernay, who came into the weekend because the Goodyear #FollowTheLeader, carried out a fancy roam day with P13 from P16 on the grid, whereas a disappointed Michelisz recovered from his first corner troubles to total in P14.
The final substances finisher modified into once Luca Engstler (Engstler Hyundai N Liqui Moly Racing Crew), whereas Huff modified into once classified in P18.
Magnus modified into once top FIA WTCR Junior and WTCR Trophy finisher. Engstler and Bence Boldizs carried out the WTCR Junior top three, whereas Tom Coronel modified into once second in the WTCR Trophy philosophize before Boldizs.