Nucita takes victory in Pavia show event
The Hyundai i20 R5 proved to be the class of the cars gathered for the Rally Show Pavia (March 2-3), with Andrea Nucita taking the Bernini Rally prepared car to overall victory. Nucita, a regular in Bernini’s car, and twice a winner of an Italian national rally in the i20 R5, set the fastest times on the first four stages of the weekend, only relenting in his domination on the two passes of the final test, easing to victory.
Veloster N TCR completes double victory on TC America debut
The Veloster N TCR made a sensational debut in the new TC America series at opening round of the championship at the Circuit of the Americas (March 2-3). Driver Mason Filippi won both races at the Texas track in a TFB Performance entered car.
He had to come from 12th on the grid in the opening 40-minute race but was able to drive through the pack to win by nine seconds, also claiming fastest lap for the car. That put Filippi on pole position for Sunday’s Race 2. From the head of the field he led every lap, though closely chased by those immediately behind to complete the sweep of the weekend’s races.