‍The STCC season roared to life with the thrilling Gothenburg Head 2 Head race, and the CUPRA Sweden-PWR team seized the opportunity to shine on the very slippery track with driver Robert Dahlgren winning on Sunday. Demonstrating exceptional skill, strategic prowess, and determination, the whole team truly signaled the start of an electrifying season to come.

CUPRA Sweden-PWR Team and Robert Dahlgren Roared at the STCC Season Opener in Gothenburg!

June 10, 2024

This momentous occasion is not only a triumph for CUPRA Sweden-PWR but also marks a significant milestone for their principal partner, Skellefteå Kraft. Having been by their side since 2018, Skellefteå Kraft has played an integral role in the team's journey, providing crucial support in sustainable energy solutions. As the team celebrates their victory on the track, with driver Robert Dahlgren as Sunday’s winner, it's also a testament to the enduring partnership between CUPRA Sweden-PWR and Skellefteå Kraft, showcasing the power of collaboration and shared commitment to performance.

Race Highlights:

  • The CUPRA Sweden-PWR team showcased their prowess from the outset, with drivers pushing themselves to the limit in the explosive Head 2 Head format during uncertain conditions in a rainy Gothenburg.
  • Despite fierce competition, and being disqualified on Saturday, the team maintained their composure and executed flawless maneuvers, thrilling fans with their precision driving and lightning-fast lap times.
  • On Sunday, as the checkered flag waved, it was clear that the CUPRA Sweden-PWR team had secured a well-deserved Sunday victory and laid down a marker for the season ahead with winner Robert Dahlgren. Drivers Axel Bengtsson also landed on 10th place and Anton Marklund came on 8th place the very same sunday.

Quotes from Team Members:

  • "It's an incredible feeling to start the season with a win. On Sunday, I got a bit of revenge for the hiccups that happened on Saturday. We managed to secure the win on Saturday as well, but the difference between Saturday and Sunday is that the Sunday trophy—this one I am not returning." - Robert Dahlgren, CUPRA Sweden-PWR driver.
  • "It feels good to have the first race weekend done, all of the drivers did a really great job managing this tight racetrack without any bigger mistakes and Robert showed once again he is the man to beat. We will prepare better for the next race so we can bring some more trophys with us home.." - Marcus Ektröm, Team principal of CUPRA Sweden-PWR

Next Race:

Don't miss the next thrilling installment of STCC action as the CUPRA Sweden-PWR team looks to build on their success at the Ljungbyheds Motor Track on June 28-29.