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Young gun Azcona didn’t expect WTCR debut podium

2019-04-08T00:41:11+02:00April 8th, 2019|2019, WTCR AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco 2019|

Mikel Azcona’s debut podium in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO was beyond his wildest expectations, the Spanish youngster has admitted.

The TCR Europe title winner from 2018 placed third in Race 3 at WTCR AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco in a CUPRA TCR run by PWR Racing from Sweden, another WTCR / OSCARO newcomer.

“It’s amazing,” said the 22-year-old, who has given up his day job as a technician to focus on his first season at world level. “My first race in WTCR and my first podium. This thing, one week ago I could not have believed that and now I am here with these drivers. I am super-happy for that.

“A few months ago I didn’t have anything closed for this year so it has all happened very fast. At the last moment we closed everything. Finally, now we are in WTCR and for this moment we worked very hard. This is an amazing opportunity for me to be here and I am super-happy for CUPRA Racing and PWR Racing. I can’t believe it, my first weekend in WTCR and we are on the podium. It’s amazing. The car was perfect all the weekend.”