Alex Carbonell and Fran Rueda have today of the new SEAT León Racer with which they played this season the SEAT León Eurocup . Young drivers Monlau Repsol Technical School were impressed after his first contact with the new cars today at the Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona . It was a busy day for pilots , engineers, mechanics and students of the school Barcelona ahead of their imminent debut in this tournament which starts on May 3 at Nürburgring (Germany ) .
Until today, the Repsol riders Monlau Technical School had only been able to see the new car photos and itched to fly it. “The Lion Racer surprised me . SEAT have done a great job in a short time and have achieved a car with great potential that I hope to do my very early to get the best performance possible , “admitted Alex Carbonell excited Barcelona , just 16 coming from the Cup Resistance Spain , which competed with MKII Leon Supercopa . ” The Racer is very different , wider and lower than the previous León and, above all , has a cornering much faster than I expected . Cant wait the first race in Germany , “he added .
His partner Fran Rueda, this 2014 debut in cars from the cars , appeared surprised at the performance of the new León Racer. “I like it because it is more stable and aggressive. Course is very different from the formulas I’ve driven so far, but it’s more fun because it allows you to attack more pianos and much advantage the track, ” confessed this Malaga 17 years now just think ” shoot everything I can to get Nürburgring in a position to fight for the podium. “
The new León Racer has front wheel drive , equipped with a four- cylinder turbocharged two-liter (400 Nm ) that , associated with a gearbox 6-speed , is able to develop 330 horsepower. Weighs 1,150 kilos and is 16.6 inches wider than the Lion Street. It has a sporty body , alloy wheels , 18 inches, 40 millimeters wider at pathways and a specific kit to improve aerodynamics and cooling.
In addition to powerful and fast , the new SEAT León Racer is a technologically sophisticated vehicle , throughout the year , will test the skills of engineers, mechanics and students Monlau Repsol Technical School , who have already put to work to achieve the best set-up to allow their pilots get the most out possible.
The SEAT León Eurocup will open on May 3 at Nürburgring (Germany ) and ends on October 19 at the Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona , after passing through other historical European plotted as Salzburgring (Austria ) , Silverstone ( UK ), Spa – Francorchamps (Belgium) and Monza (Italy ) . In all cases, Repsol Monlau Technical School moves to pilots, mechanics and engineers, always true to his philosophy of training the three actors motosport .