WTCC ready for Hungaroring challenge

The WTCC drivers did not have time for a break after last weekend’s race meeting at the Slovakia Ring, as attention turns to the Hungaroring.


The spectacular racetrack is located 20 km north-east of Budapest, Hungary’s capital city.

The Hungaroring has been home to the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix since 1986 and is an historic venue.

The Championship returns to the Hungaroring for the second edition, after it visited it for the first time last year.

The maiden appearance was a great success, with local hero Norbert Michelisz’s popularity attracting a huge crowd of Hungarian supporters.

Chevrolet team mates Alain Menu and Yvan Muller shared race victories, while Michelisz did not achieve the results he was aiming for.

After claiming a brilliant second place in the first race, Michelisz saw his chances of real success disappear after a crash at the start of the second race and had to pit for repair.

The fact that he set the fastest lap, despite his BMW car had suffered from extensive damage, proved that he had the pace to win.

This year, Micheisz will be aiming to make up for that disappointment and he has already shown fine form in claiming pole position in Slovakia.

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