Young, fast and racing in the WTCR
The WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup was once again the place for young drivers to shine at international touring car racing’s highest level in 2021. Here’s a reminder.
Mikel Azcona: The 25-year-old continued his sequence of winning in the WTCR in each season he’s taken part with a fine victory at WTCR VTB Race of Russia.
Bence Boldizs: Ex-rallycross driver, 24, carried on showing promise despite lacking experience.
Yann Ehrlacher: Made it back-to-back WTCR titles aged 25.
Luca Engstler: Took the WTCR Junior Driver title as a 21-year-old.
Gilles Magnus (pictured): The 22-year-old WTCR Trophy winner scored a breakthrough maiden outright victory in 2022.
Attila Tassi: Became the second youngest WTCR winner shortly after turning 22.
Santiago Urrutia: With two wins in 2022, the 25-year-old is an established WTCR frontrunner.
Young talents Andreas Bäckman (26) and Jessica Bäckman (24) also raced in the WTCR in 2021 and both scored points to underline their potential.