Dániel Nagy (racing driver)

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Dániel Nagy
NationalityHungary Hungarian
Born (1998-04-09) 9 April 1998 (age 21)
Budapest, Hungary
WTCC career
Debut season2016
Current teamZengő Motorsport
Car no.99
Starts30
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps1
Best finish19th in 2017
Previous series
2015
2012-2015
TCR International Series
Hungarian Suzuki Swift Cup
Championship titles
2013, 15Hungarian Suzuki Swift Cup

Dániel Nagy (born 9 April 1998) is a Hungarian racing driver currently competing in the World Touring Car Championship for Zengő Motorsport. He previously competed in the TCR International Series and the Hungarian Suzuki Swift Cup, where he won the title in 2013 and 2015 while still a teenager.

He is the brother of water polo player Viktor Nagy[1] .[2]

Racing career[edit]

The Hyundai i30 N as used by Nagy in 2018.

Nagy began his career in 2011 in the Hungarian Suzuki Swift Cup, he won the championship in 2013 and 2015.[3][not in citation given] In July 2015, it was announced that Nagy would make his TCR International Series debut with Zengő Motorsport driving a SEAT León Cup Racer.[4] He competed at the Red Bull Ring round of the championship, qualifying in third on his debut. In March 2016 he was announced as part of Zengő's team for their 2016 World Touring Car Championship campaign, driving a Honda Civic.[5] Nagy competed in the final five events of the 2016 WTCC season, with a best finish of 11th, which he achieved at the series finale in Qatar.

Racing record[edit]

Complete TCR International Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2015 Zengő Motorsport SEAT León Cup Racer SEP
1
SEP
2
SHA
1
SHA
2
VAL
1
VAL
2
ALG
1
ALG
2
MNZ
1
MNZ
2
SAL
1
SAL
2
SOC
1
SOC
2
RBR
1

Ret
RBR
2

DNS
MRN
1
MRN
2
CHA
1
CHA
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
36th 3
2017 Zengő Motorsport SEAT León TCR RIM
1
RIM
2
BHR
1
BHR
2
SPA
1
SPA
2
MNZ
1
MNZ
2
SAL
1
SAL
2
HUN
1

15
HUN
2

DNS
OSC
1
OSC
2
CHA
1
CHA
2
ZHE
1
ZHE
2
DUB
1
DUB
2
NC 0

Complete World Touring Car Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2016 Zengő Motorsport Honda Civic WTCC FRA
1

WD
FRA
2

WD
SVK
1
SVK
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
POR
1

17
POR
2

Ret
ARG
1

15
ARG
2

17
JPN
1

15
JPN
2

19
CHN
1

15
CHN
2

18
QAT
1

11
QAT
2

15
NC 0
2017 Zengő Motorsport Honda Civic WTCC MAR
1

11†
MAR
2

14
ITA
1

10
ITA
2

Ret
HUN
1

13
HUN
2

Ret
GER
1

14
GER
2

Ret
POR
1

13
POR
2

14
ARG
1

12
ARG
2

14
CHN
1

DSQ
CHN
2

DSQ
JPN
1

15
JPN
2

14
MAC
1

15
MAC
2

11
QAT
1

15
QAT
2

13
19th 1

Did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

Complete TCR Europe Touring Car Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 DC Points
2018 M1RA Hyundai i30 N TCR LEC
1

2
LEC
2

3
ZAN
1

7
ZAN
2

11
SPA
1

8
SPA
2

6
HUN
1

3
HUN
2

2
ASS
1

1
ASS
2

Ret
MNZ
1

Ret
MNZ
2

12
CAT
1

7
CAT
2

2
5th 138
2019 M1RA Hyundai i30 N TCR HUN
1

5
HUN
2

3
HOC
1

23
HOC
2

15
SPA
1

17
SPA
2

Ret
RBR
1

RBR
2

OSC
1

OSC
2

CAT
1

CAT
2

MNZ
1

MNZ
2

12th* 55*

* Season still in progress.

Complete World Touring Car Cup results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DC Points
2018 M1RA Hyundai i30 N TCR MAR
1
MAR
2
MAR
3
HUN
1

7
HUN
2

2
HUN
3

6
GER
1
GER
2
GER
3
NED
1
NED
2
NED
3
POR
1
POR
2
POR
3
SVK
1
SVK
2
SVK
3
CHN
1
CHN
2
CHN
3
WUH
1
WUH
2
WUH
3
JPN
1
JPN
2
JPN
3
MAC
1
MAC
2
MAC
3
20th 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viktor Nagy". FINA. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Dániel Nagy". World Touring Car Championship. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Dániel Nagy career statistics". Driver Database. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Dániel Nagy joins Zengõ Motorsport in Austria". TouringCarTimes.com. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  5. ^ Cozens, Jack (29 March 2016). "Zengo Motorsport signs two Hungarian teenagers for 2016 WTCC". autosport.com. Retrieved 10 August 2016.

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