Gabriele Tarquini won his second race of the season from team-mate, and local hero, Norbert Michelisz. A crash for Esteban Guerrieri, however, would give the lead in the points standings to Nestor Girolami.
2019 WTCR – Hungaroring
Nestor Girolami doubled up with his second race victory of the season, beating pole-sitter Jean-Karl Vernay.
Norbert Michelisz took pole position for the feature race at Hungary, while Jean-Karl Vernay secured the premier position for the start of the reversed-grid second race.
Fans will arrive in their thousands to watch home heroes, Norbert Michelisz and Attila Tassi – but will the home advantage be enough to come out on top?
The WTCR round of Hungary will mark Lynk & Co’s first steps into European motor racing.
Tamas Tenke will make his WTCR debut as a wildcard this weekend, under the experienced guidance of Zoltan Zengo’s racing team.
Triple WTCC Champion Andy Priaulx is looking forward to the challenge of the Hungaroring, which plays host to the 2019 WTCR of Hungary this weekend, where the Cyan Racing driver will compete in the next three rounds of the 2019 FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR).
Nestor Girolami took his first world touring car victory since the Chinese round of the 2017 championship season.
With the fan’s cheering his name in the grandstands, Hungary’s Norbert Michelisz will be eager to put on a good show this weekend.
A night race held at Sepang is a new addition to the World Touring Car Cup calendar for 2019, while the Chinese race on the streets of Wuhan has been dropped.