CUPRA LEÓN COMPETICIÓN
MAX. OUTPUT: 340HP @ 6200 RPM
MAX. TORQUE: 420NM @ 2500 RPM
GEARBOX: HEWLAND 6-SPEED SEQUENTIAL WITH PADDLE SHIFT
FRONT BRAKES: 6-PISTON CALIPERS, 378 MM STEEL VENTILATED DISCS
REAR BRAKES: 2-PISTON CALIPERS, 272 MM STEEL
0-100: 4,5 s MAX. SPEED: 265 km/h
MINIMUM RACING WEIGHT: 1265 kg (ENDURANCE 1250 kg)
Calendar of races 2024
27. – 28 April
18. – 19 May
RED BULL RING
08. – 09. May
03. – 04. August
07. – 08. September
21. – 22 September
TCR EE 2022 RED BULL RING: 8th place
TCR EE 2022 SLOVAKIARING: 10th place
TCR EE 2022 MOST: 9th place
HISTOCUP MOST 2022: 2nd place
TCR EE 2022 ABSOLUTELY: 3rd place
TCR EE 2022 RED BULL RING: 2nd place
TCR EE 2022 POZNAŇ: 3rd place
TCR EE 2022 SLOVAKIA RING: 3rd place
TCR EE 2022 MOST: 2nd place
HISTO CUP MOST 2022: 1st place
Vít Smejkal’s name is well-known among Czech motor racing enthusiasts due to his participation in hill climb and circuit racing series. He spent several seasons behind the wheel of a Škoda Octavia KTCR in the prestigious Carbonia Cup series, where he won the overall title in the A group for modified touring cars in 2013. In 2022, Smejkal faced a new challenge in the TCR Eastern Europe championship, representing the Aditis Racing team and contributing to their success. For the 2023 season, Smejkal teamed up with Petr Čížek and together they founded their own team, EXPRES AUTO Racing. With new racing technology in the form of the Cupra Competicion, Smejkal and Čížek are preparing for the new challenges that lie ahead in the upcoming races. In preparation for the new season, the team is focused on improving their performance and achieving further success on the track.
Petr Čížek started his racing career in the Octavia Cup, where he competed in several races. He then moved on to the prestigious TCR Eastern Europe championship, where he raced for the Fullin Race Academy team and drove a Cupra León. In 2022, he finished in a fantastic third place in the overall standings of TCR Eastern Europe with a Cupra Competicion car.
For the 2023 season, he decided to take on a new challenge and, together with Vít Smejkal, is involved in leading the EXPRES AUTO Racing team. This team will compete with the new Cupra Competicion technology, and both drivers are ready to show their potential. Petr Čížek is looking forward to the upcoming season and believes that he will achieve further success with his new team.
Two cars, two bosses. Vít Smejkal is looking forward to the new season
Last year´s TCR Eastern Europe debutant Vít Smejkal has a reason to look forward to a new racing adventures. His friend Petr Čížek came to the Expres Auto team not only as a driver, but also partia...
Smejkal and Čížek together in the 2023 TCR Eastern Europe
Czech team Expres Auto Racing will compete in the 2023 TCR Eastern Europe season with two TCR Cupra Leon Competición cars for Vít Smejkal and Petr Čížek. Čížek finished third in last year’s drivers...
Race driver and manager, Petr Čížek’s role has changed after the team switch
Petr Čížek has left Petr Fulín’s team after seven seasons and headed to Expres Auto, where he will not only be a teammate of Vít Smejkal, but both will be in charge of the team´s operations. Čížek,...
Vít Smejkal will have a new team mate Petr Čížek
Czech team Expres Auto Racing will start TCR Eastern Europe season with two TCR Cupra Leon Competición cars for Vít Smejkal and Petr Čížek.
Newcomer Vít Smejkal wants to learn and to fight
Vít Smejkal is going to start in the TCR Eastern Europe Championship for the first time in his career. He has driven countless racing kilometres, however, driving his team’s new Cupra TCR will be a...