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TÄNAK TO JOIN HYUNDAI IN 2020 – REPORT

2019-10-26T10:59:57+00:00October 26, 2019|

LIKELY 2019 FIA World Rally Champion Ott Tanak will switch teams to Hyundai in 2020, according to an authoritative British report. Autosport magazine rallies editor David Evans reported that sources had confirmed Tänak signed a deal earlier this month that will see him leave Toyota Gazoo Racing and join German-based Hyundai Motorsport alongside current title [...]

HYUNDAI RECRUITS BREEN FOR FINLAND CAMEO; PADDON “UPSET”

2019-06-26T15:18:39+00:00June 26, 2019|

IRISHMAN Craig Breen will return to the FIA World Rally Championship for a one-off drive with Hyundai at Neste Rally Finland in August. PHOTO: Craig Breen (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The 29-year-old will join Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen as the Korean-owned team strives to keep its lead in the Manufacturers’ championship and support [...]

LOEB REPLACES MIKKELSEN IN PORTUGAL

2019-05-21T23:01:00+00:00May 21, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Loeb will replace Andreas Mikkelsen in Hyundai Motorsport’s line-up for next week’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb will make his fifth start for Hyundai in Portugal next week (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) The nine-time world champion has been drafted in alongside Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo after his drive-of-the-rally performance at Copec [...]

HYUNDAI DROPS MIKKELSEN FOR CORSICA

2019-02-21T13:06:34+00:00February 20, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has dropped Andreas Mikkelsen from its line-up for next month’s Corsica Linea - Tour de Corse on 28-31 March. The Korean squad will replace the 2016 Rally Australia winner with tarmac specialist Dani Sordo, who will tackle the Mediterranean island asphalt classic alongside Sébastien Loeb and lead driver Thierry Neuville in i20 World [...]

LOEB TIGHT FOR TIME IN MONTE LEAD-UP

2019-01-09T22:53:41+00:00January 6, 2019|

THE WRC’s greatest driver, nine-time champion Sébastien Loeb, is undertaking an intense and unusual preparation for his debut with Hyundai Motorsport at Rallye Monte-Carlo in two weeks’ time. Hyundai’s star new recruit will attempt to win his seventh Monte when the 2019 championship opens on 24 January – but he may start behind the odds, [...]

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 [...]

HYUNDAI SIGNS RALLY LEGEND SÉBASTIEN LOEB TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMEBACK

2018-12-14T05:37:14+00:00December 14, 2018|

WORLD Rally Championship legend Sébastien Loeb will drive for Hyundai Motorsport for the next two seasons, the Korean manufacturer team announced today. The 44-year-old Frenchman will tackle six rounds of the 2019 series in a Hyundai i20 World Rally Car alongside co-driver Daniel Elena, with whom he won nine consecutive FIA World Rally Championships between [...]

TÄNAK AND TOYOTA TRIUMPH IN FINLAND

2018-07-29T22:17:24+00:00July 29, 2018|

OTT Tänak dominated Neste Rally Finland to secure his second FIA World Rally Championship victory of the season on Sunday afternoon. The Estonian tamed the fastest rally on the calendar in his Toyota Yaris, leading for virtually the entire distance of the four-day gravel road encounter to claim his first Finland success by 32.7sec. Mads [...]

RALLY AUSTRALIA WINNER NEUVILLE SETS HIS SIGHTS ON 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

2018-01-11T12:54:32+00:00January 11, 2018|

RALLY Australia winner Thierry Neuville says he is determined to become FIA World Rally Champion this year after putting aside the inconsistency that dented his 2017 result. The Belgian driver is ready to tackle Hyundai Motorsport’s fifth WRC season starting in two weeks’ time at Rallye Monte-Carlo, where last year a crash cost him a [...]