Mikel Azcona dominated the Audi Sport TT Cup at the Norisring. The Spaniard ended the winning streak of table leader Philip Ellis with two victories.
New player in the title fight

Mikel Azcona has taken a great leap forward with his success at the third race weekend. After two emphatic victories with large winning-margins in Nuremberg, the 21-year-old junior driver climbed from seventh to second in the points standings. He is now Philip Ellis’s strongest pursuer. The Briton, having already taken three victories, continued his podium streak with a second and third place, and now has a 33-point advantage.

 

Third on the table just one point behind Azcona remains Milan Dontje. The Dutchman, just as he did at the Nürburgring, stood third on the podium at the Norisring, and now he can look forward to his home race in Zandvoort in seven weeks’ time.

Several best performances

Several other drivers had reason to be happy at the city-circuit in Nuremberg as well. The Italian Tommaso Mosca stood on the podium for the first time having finished second on Sunday. Fabian Vettel achieved his best qualifying performance with fourth on the grid. He was on course for a podium up until the 23rd of 26 laps, when he touched the wall and fell back down the field. The South African Keagan Masters took his best result so far with fourth place on Sunday. Vivien Keszthelyi was for the first time the best female driver on track with eighth place. Ski star Linus Straßer took part as a guest driver and celebrated ninth place on Sunday in his second ever motor race.

The street circuit in Nuremberg is only 2.3 kilometres long

The race in numbers

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TT Cup Norisring