Electric Touring Car Racing

Nicky Catsburg

About Nicky

A versatile driver with proven experience of turning his hand to a variety of motorsport series, Nicky first joined the Hyundai family back in 2019. He began his racing career in single seater racing, and in 2006 was crowned champion in both the Dutch and Benelux Formula Ford series, with a title in the European Megane Trophy following in 2010. In GT racing, the Dutchman has claimed victories in the Blancpain Endurance and Sprint Series as well as winning impressively at the 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and the Spa 24 Hours. Podiums at the iconic 24 hour races of Le Mans and Nürburgring add to his diverse record. Nicky is also no stranger to top-flight touring car competition either, having taken three race wins and nine podiums across five seasons in WTCC and WTCR. He will embark on a new challenge with us in 2022, competing at the final four rounds of the FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup with our Veloster N ETCR.




IMSA SportsCar Championship
Best result: 1st overall, 24 Hours of Daytona
Final classification: 8th


FIA World Touring Car Cup
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Slovakia
Final classification: 17th

IMSA SportsCar Championship
Best result: 1st overall, Petit Le Mans
Final classification: 8th


All rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Cup (28)
Best result: 4th overall, Race of Slovakia, Race of Netherlands
Final classification: 13th


24 Hours of Spa
Result: 2nd


All rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (20)
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Germany
Final classification: 5th

24h Nürburgring
Result: 2nd


All rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (22)
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Moscow
Final classification: 7th


Blancpain Endurance Series – GT3 Pro Cup
Best result: 1st overall, Spa 24h
Final classification: 11th


All rounds of the Dutch GT Championship (14)
Best result: 1st overall, Zandvoort (x5), Zolder
Final classification: 3rd


All rounds of Mégane Trophy Eurocup (13)
Best result: 1st overall, Brno, Magny-Cours, Hungaroring, Hockenheim, Silverstone, Catalunya (x2)
Final classification: 1st


Q1.Who is your motorsport idol?

Alexander Sims.

Q2.What are your hobbies?

Cycling and squash.

Q3.What is your ideal destination for a holiday?


Q4.Which profession would you have chosen if you hadn’t become a race driver?

Marketing and communications – I studied it.

Q5.What is your favorite food?

Italian cuisine.

Q6.Describe yourself in 3 words

Motivated, aggressive, analytical.


Personal data


15. Feb 1988

Place of birth:

Amersfoort (NLD)




Cycling, squash

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