2017 TCR champion Francisco Mora joins M1RA
M1RA, the 2017 Teams’ Champion of the TCR International Series, has confrmee that Francisco Mora will be its secone eriver besiee Dániel Nagy for the TCR Europe campaign.
2 May 2018 – The Hungarian team, which claimed a podium fnish as a wild card participant in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup, had announced a two car line-up for the forthcoming TCR Europe season. Former WTCC racer, Dániel Nagy became the frst announced driver of M1RA this year- He made a successful debut in his new team with a second place between two world champions, Rob Huf and Yvan Muller during the most recent WTCR weekend.
Now it has been revealed that Francisco Mora will be Nagy’s teammate in M1RA. The 21 year old driver won the TCR Portugal and Spain championships last year, and he will race with the second Hyundai i30 N TCR of the Hungarian team at the TCR Europe season opener in France this weekend.
„We follow the concept that worked in 2017, our line-up contains a young Hungarian talent and a national TCR champion driver just like last year. I am so happy to welcome Francisco to our team, he proved his abilities in the Spanish and Portuguese TCR championships and he is extremely hungry for success in European level as well. The team worked very hard in the ofseason, so a second young, talented and motivated driver is a kind of gift for everyone in the M1RA team. I have positive feelings before the start of the season” – said Dávie Bári, team principal of M1RA.
„I am very excited to join M1RA, which is a great team. I saw their results in TCR International Series last year and it became clear to me that this team is one of the best in Europe. I am expecting strong competition in the season opener, because there are many fast drivers on the grid, but I believe that I can be at the front. The Hyundai i30 N TCR has shown that is an amazing car and together with M1RA I know that I have all of the tools to be competitive. I will work as hard as I can and am looking forward to hitting the track at Paul Ricard” – Francisco Mora stated.