Cypriot race driver Vladimiros Tziortzis won the biggest distinction in his career and one of the top distinctions in Cyprus motorsport history, after finishing on Sunday in third place at the 2022 NASCAR European Championship, in the EURO NASCAR 2 category.
After a recent injury and wrist surgery he underwent three weeks ago, in Belgium, Tziortzis had dropped to fifth place in the ranking, but the third place on Saturday and the second on Sunday in the final in Grobnik, Croatia, moved him up to the third place, surpassing last year's champion Martin Doubek.
"I could have taken more risks but...there was no reason to risk the 3rd place in the championship. I am very happy about this success for my country"
The championship was won by Dutchman Liam Hezemans.
"I could have taken more risks but after assessing Doubek’s performance I concluded that there was no reason to risk the 3rd place in the championship. I am very happy about this success for my country" Tziortzis said after the race.