– Teenager Nagy gets full season to further underline potential
– Hungarian partners Aurélien Panis in refreshed privateer line-up
– Nagy: « It felt amazing when I heard the decision »
Zengő Motorsport’s policy of supporting young drivers with big potential has been underlined with the re-signing of Dániel Nagy for its long-term FIA World Touring Car Championship campaign.
Nagy, 18, was recruited for Zengő’s 2016 programme as the Hungarian team sought a long-term replacement for Norbert Michelisz, the driver it had nurtured from online gamer to factory Honda driver as a double WTCC Trophy champion.
After making his long-awaited debut at WTCC Race of Portugal in late June, Nagy impressed with his mature approach and natural speed, which improved with every race he contested. He will now undertake a full season in a previous-specification Honda Civic WTCC alongside new team-mate Aurélien Panis from France.
“It felt amazing when I heard the decision,