FIA ETRC and WTCR united on the Hungaroring
High Hungarian skills Norbert Kiss and Norbert Michelisz joined forces on the Hungaroring to mark the beginning of the Tremendous Racing Competition, which options motion from each the FIA European Truck Racing Championship and WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup.
Kiss is a double FIA ETRC champion, whereas compatriot Michelisz gained the WTCR title final season. They’re agency mates and used to race towards one another earlier of their careers.
Their paths first crossed within the mid-2000s, when each lower their enamel participating in Digital Motor Sport competitions at nationwide degree.
“We raced collectively in 2004 in Esports, and the on an actual race observe in 2008,” remembers Kiss, who very like his namesake adopted the trail from digital race tracks to touring automobiles, earlier than turning his consideration to truck racing.
“It’s actually good to be right here with Norbi at our house observe when each our collection are racing,” stated Kiss. “It’s a disgrace we will’t have the followers right here cheering us on however we all know the racing and the environment will nonetheless be good.”
“We already had a shared weekend two years in the past and it was unbelievable,” stated Michelisz. “As quickly as my race was accomplished and his was arising I went to the grandstand to look at him. I’ve identified him for a very long time and I actually like having this chance to share the weekend with him and to look at the vans.”
The FIA ETRC and WTCR use Goodyear tyres as normal.