A WTCR Trophy podium is a step towards an outright top-three finish in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup, according to Zengő Motorsport driver Dániel Nagy.
The Hungarian is embarking on his maiden WTCR campaign with CUPRA-powered Zengő Motorsport this season after he finished second on his debut as a wildcard in 2018.
As well as scoring outright points in both counters at WTCR Clean Fuels for All Race of France last weekend, Nagy finished second to team-mate Rob Huff in the WTCR Trophy section of Race 2.
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Afterwards, the 24-year-old said of his WTCR Trophy runner-up placing: “This is one little step forward to getting closer to the real podium. I did my first ever long run on the Goodyear tyres in the races so it was all about learning. In the first race, from that perspective, was really nice and I gained a lot of information about the tyres. We made some changes on the car as well because at the same time I am learning the car.”
Nagy continued: “In the second race I started not so well but I could avoid the crash. Then when I was looking in my mirror there was Tommy [Coronel] who was a bit faster this weekend than me so I knew I would have some tough times, we touched sometimes and it was super-mega-hard. It was pure joy to end the race like that, we collected some points. Hopefully we can continue learning in the top 10 and then get onto the podium.”
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