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LOEB GRABS LATE LEAD, OGIER STUMBLES, TÄNAK NEARER TITLE IN SPAIN

2019-10-26T09:07:47+00:00October 26, 2019|

NINE-time world champion Sébastien Loeb snatched the lead of RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España late in Friday’s opening leg on a day when Ott Tänak took a massive step towards his maiden FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (Hyundai pic) Loeb, the most successful driver in WRC history, charged from third to first [...]

SORDO WINS IN WORLD RALLY ITALY; CRUEL BLOW FOR TÄNAK

2019-06-17T11:31:48+00:00June 17, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after long-time leader Ott Tänak suffered car failure just minutes from the finish of Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday. PHOTO: Dani Sordo (R) and co-driver Carlo de Barrio celebrate their unexpected victory on Rally Italia Sardegna (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) [...]

SORDO WINS IN ITALY; TÄNAK HEARTBREAK

2019-06-17T11:30:11+00:00June 16, 2019|

HYUNDAI part-timer Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after a final-stage heartbreak for long-time leader Ott Tänak at Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday afternoon. Tänak was on course for his third consecutive FIA World Rally Championship victory when a steering problem on his Toyota Yaris in the event-closing [...]

SORDO LEADS AFTER DRAMATIC DAY IN SARDINIA

2019-06-15T08:20:01+00:00June 15, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Dani Sordo led Rally Italia Sardegna on Friday night as the captivating three-way battle in the FIA World Rally Championship took many twists and turns on hot and dusty Mediterranean island roads. PHOTO: Andreas Mikkelsen is welcomed by locals as he drives through a town during Rally Italia Sardegna on Friday (Hyundai pic) The [...]

HYUNDAI VOWS TO GO ONE BETTER IN ‘19

2019-01-12T14:57:14+00:00January 12, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has renewed its vows to win the FIA World Rally Championships for manufacturers and drivers, on the eve of the season’s official launch at Britain’s Autosport International show today. The team finished  runner-up in the manufacturers’ contest in 2018, for the third time in a row, having taken the title fight down to [...]

HYUNDAI BOSS NANDAN OUT IN WRC PRE-SEASON SHAKE-UP

2019-01-03T14:24:00+00:00January 3, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has parted ways with team principal Michel Nandan and appointed a new director to lead its FIA World Rally Championship program. PHOTO: New Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo (Hyundai pic) Hyundai announced overnight its customer racing manager Andrea Adamo would become team director immediately, just three weeks before the 2019 season starts at [...]

EVANS’ CONFIRMATION AT M-SPORT COMPLETES 2019 DRIVER LINE-UP

2018-12-22T14:23:42+00:00December 22, 2018|

BRITON Elfyn Evans has retained his driver’s seat in the M-Sport Ford FIA World Rally Championship team and will be part of a three-car Ford Fiesta RS entry at the Rallye Monte-Carlo season-opener next month. The 2017 Rally GB winner’s role was confirmed by the team just before the 2019 season-registration deadline yesterday. He will [...]

NEUVILLE LEADS PORTUGAL AFTER CRAZY FRIDAY CLAIMS FIVE TOP CARS

2018-05-19T09:16:23+00:00May 19, 2018|

THE lead changed hands six times on rock-strewn dirt roads near the Spanish border before the Belgian Thierry Neuville took a 17.7sec advantage in his Hyundai i20 on Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Friday. Elfyn Evans was second and Dani Sordo was a further 6.6sec adrift in third as WRC leader Sébastien Ogier, previous round [...]

MASTERFUL TÄNAK NETS ARGENTINA WRC WIN

2018-04-30T08:25:50+00:00April 30, 2018|

A DOMINANT Ott Tänak scored his third WRC victory and his first for Toyota Gazoo Racing at YPF Rally Argentina early today (Australian time). After dictating the opening two legs, Tänak eased through the classic El Condor and Giulio Cesare stages in the rock-strewn Traslasierra mountains to win the fifth round of the FIA World [...]