Thursday, 22 July 2021

Timerzyanov to miss World RX of Catalunya curtain-raiser due to COVID-19.

Timur Timerzyanov will miss this weekend’s FIA World Rallycross Championship curtain-raiser in Barcelona after testing positive for COVID-19

The Russian is one of the most experienced drivers of the current rallycross generation - and, one of only three to have contested every World Championship event to date since the series' inception back in 2014. 

Whilst racing alongside Niclas Grönholm for the past three seasons, due to budgetary issues related to the global pandemic. The 34-year-old was unable to secure a full-time seat with the GRX-SET World RX Team for the 2021 season. However, he was able to secure a seat in the third Hyundai i20 for selected outings.

All roads led to Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona for the curtain-raiser this weekend, but unfortunately, Timerzyanov will not make this grid this weekend. 

"Sadly, Timur is unable to race this weekend due to COVID, but he is doing well and we wish him a speedy recovery and hope to see him later in the season," the FIA World Rallycross Championship statement read. 

GRX-SET and Timerzyanov are yet to release a statement.

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