CUPRA Racing and PAGID Racing celebrate major achievements in FIA WTCR and PURE ETCR14. December 2021 -
CUPRA Racing and PAGID Racing: a perfect match. This is also underlined by the numerous achievements that could be celebrated in touring car racing in the 2021 season. The season highlights include strong results in FIA WTCR as well as a historic victory in PURE ETCR.
In the 2021 FIA WTCR, teams relying on PAGID Racing Brake Performance secured numerous race wins and podium results. During the season finale at Sochi (Russia), the last weekend of November, CUPRA crowned its season in a perfect way with a pair of victories: Mikel Azcona drove his CUPRA Leon Competición with starting number 96, run by Zengo Motorsport, to victory in the first race. Securing first place in the second race, his teammate Rob Huff rounded out the double success for Zengo Motorsport and CUPRA Racing.
CUPRA Racing achieved historic success in PURE ETCR, the new race series for fully-electric touring cars. In a thrilling season finale at Pau-Arnos in France, Mattias Ekström secured the drivers’ title and was crowned the inaugural “King of the season”. The driver of the Zengo Motorsport team had been racing the CUPRA e-Racer with PAGID Racing Brake Performance in the PURE ETCR debut season and wrote motorsport history with his success. First place for CUPRA Racing in the manufacturers’ standings rounded out the strong achievement.
Jürgen Voigt, Senior Sales Manager OE Motorsport: “The achievements in FIA WTCR and PURE ETCR underline once again that PAGID Racing is the perfect choice for touring car racing. We at PAGID Racing have already been working together with CUPRA Racing very closely and successfully. Already now, we are looking forward to many more success stories together!”
Xabier Ugarte, Chief Engineer PAGID Racing: “Both all the brake pads and brake discs that CUPRA Racing used in PURE ETCR in 2021 and all the brake pads used by CUPRA customer teams in FIA WTCR are development products by PAGID Racing that are continuously being developed and optimised to ensure that our partners and customers are receiving the best possible products. Congratulations to all the TMD motorsport teams and drivers and our partner CUPRA Racing on a great season!”
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Strong showing for PAGID Racing teams in SRO America29. October 2019 -
The season finale of the SRO America at Las Vegas Motor Speedway presented a strong showing for teams trusting in PAGID Racing brake performance.
Successful IMSA season for PAGID Racing partner and customer teams17. October 2019 -
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Thrilling battle for Global Mazda MX-5 Cup title16. September 2019 -
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Drivers’ and teams’ titles for Liqui Moly Team Engstler in TCR Asia Series10. September 2019 -
A great success in the TCR Asia Series: Luca Engstler defended his title and is the TCR Asia Series champion again. His teammate Diego Morán rounded out the 1-2 in the drivers’ standings for Liqui Moly Team Engstler with his second place. Moreover, the long-standing PAGID Racing partner again secured the title in the teams’ classification. The Car Model of the Year Award for Hyundai crowned the successful performance.
Success in the Green Hell: Class wins and podiums at the Nürburgring 24 Hours27. June 2019 -
PAGID Racing partners and customer teams performed strongly at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. They claimed six class victories in total at the 47th staging of the endurance classic on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The race was an eventful one, dominated by penalties, Code 60 phases, and the retirement of many of the favourites. Second place overall rounded off the strong showing in the Eifel Mountains.
Victory in WTCR: Norbert Michelisz triumphs at the Nürburgring27. June 2019 -
Norbert Michelisz took victory in the opening FIA WTCR race at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse driver made a good start, moving to the front of the field in the first corner, before defending his lead for the rest of the race: After three laps of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, the 34-year-old Hungarian crossed the finish line in first place in the #5 Hyundai i30 N TCR to claim his first win of the season.
New WorldSBK Safety Car with PAGID Racing brake performance02. May 2019 -
The Hyundai i30 Fastback N is the new Official Safety Car of the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). The specially customized i30 N is equipped with PAGID Racing brake pads for maximum stopping power.
Strong Dealers for North America01. May 2019 -
PAGID Racing has further expanded its dealer network in order to ensure an even better availability of the PAGID Racing products in North America. Customers who are trusting in PAGID Racing brake performance can contact eight strong partners in the United States and Canada. They all have vast PAGID Racing knowledge and can support the drivers and teams with all questions and braking solutions.
Europe: A 1-2-3 in the Nürburgring 24-hour race and further top results13. December 2018 -
For PAGID Racing, the 2018 motorsport year in the European race series was a great success. Next to the outstanding 1-2-3 in the ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen at the Nürburgring, the teams using PAGID Racing Brake Performance were successful, among others, in the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, EuroFormula Open, various TCR series as well as in rally competition.
USA: Victories in Pirelli World Challenge, at Pikes Peak and in further top race series13. December 2018 -
Successful in the USA: PAGID Racing partner and customer teams shone among others with top results in Pirelli World Challenge, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the F3 Americas Championship and in the Thunderhill 25 Hours.