Audi Sport TT Cup: Double triumph for Mikel Azcona at Nürburgring

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The young Spanish driver Mikel Azcona triumphed in both races of the Audi Sport TT Cup at Nürburgring, in the fifth round of the series. As his main championship rival Philip Ellis didn’t score points in the first race, Azcona takes the lead in the championship with two more rounds on a calendar (Spielberg and Hockenheim).

Mikel Azcona, Audi Sport TT Cup, Nurburgring

Mikel Azcona is a new championship leader

Azcona started both races from pole. On Saturday, he converted pole position into his fourth win of the season, ahead of Fabian Vettel and Drew Ridge. Philip Ellis retired after four laps.

In Sunday’s race, Azcona was dominant again, crossing the finish line with 6-second advantage over Tommaso Mosca. Kevin Arnold completed a podium. Philip Ellis was fifth, adding 14 points to his account. Azcona earned maximum of 50 points at Nürburgring and he’s now a new championship leader, having three points more then Ellis (177:174).

Check the results of Audi Sport TT Cup races at Nürburgring

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