The driver WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup title contender Néstor Girolami has described as a “great talent” will represent Argentina in the FIA Motorsport Games later this month.
Ignacio Montenegro has been selected to chase a Touring Car category medal in a Honda Civic Type R TCR. Belgian WTCR star Gilles Magnus, a frontrunner in the series for Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, will be among his rivals.
Girolami highlighted Montenegro as a driver to watch after the came close to winning the TCR South America endurance race at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo in their native in their native Argentina in August.
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Montenegro was at the wheel of their Honda Civic Type R TCR and on course for victory when an overheating issue struck.
Their misfortune promoted Fabio Casagrande and Girolami’s ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup team-mate Esteban Guerrieri into first place, a position they maintained over the closing lap and a half.
Afterwards Girolami praised Montenegro in a post on Facebook: “Great talent, quick and very professional. It was a pleasure to share the car. We fell short of a lap and a half to win, but racing will give us another chance soon.”
The second edition of the FIA Motorsport Games takes place from October 26-30 at Circuit Paul Ricard in southern France.
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