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– Hyundai Motorsport customer BRC Racing Team has today launched a two-team campaign for the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season
– Two Hyundai i30 N TCR cars were revealed for a quartet of drivers, including reigning champion Gabriele Tarquini, Norbert Michelisz, Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg
– The ten-round WTCR series, entering its second season, begins in Morocco next month and will be preceded by the official championship launch in Barcelona next week. Read More »

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The Finnish-based team of double WRC champion Marcus Grönholm will continue its World Rallycross Championship venture in 2019. The team will retain its two permanent drivers – Niclas Grönholm and Timur Timerzyanov – who will be accompanied by development driver Reinis Nitišs for several outings. The trio will chase trophies with a 2019 version of the team’s Hyundai i20 Supercars.

GRX TANECO successfully debuted it’s Hyundai i20 Supercar last season and after 12 rounds claimed fourth in the World RX Teams’ standings, with Niclas Grönholm finishing seventh and Timerzyanov 10th in the Drivers’ championship.

“We knew that our first season with a new car would be tough, but we exceeded our expectations in 2018 and throughout the winter break we have been working hard to improve our i20 Supercars and take the next step in 2019,” said GRX TANECO Team Principal Marcus Grönholm. Read More »

– Autosport International, the world’s biggest pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with the launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship
– WRC cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals for 2019 from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total WRT were all introduced to the crowds
– McLaren CEO Zak Brown and F1 drivers Lando Norris Carlos Sainz opened the first public day and spoke to fans on the Autosport stage
– Karun Chandhok, Billy Monger, Darren Turner and British Touring Car Championship racers round off the list of motorsport icons on star-studded ‘Super Saturday’
– 1966 Lotus Cortina, raced by Jim Clark, Graham HIll and Jacky Ickx went under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions and sold for £150,000 Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport has outlined its ambitions to compete for the FIA World Rally Championship manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles in 2019
– Revised crew line-up sees Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen tackle the complete season with Dani Sordo scheduled for eight rounds and Sébastien Loeb for six.
– Under new Team Director Andrea Adamo, Hyundai Motorsport will contest its most comprehensive season in WRC to date with 14 rounds, including a new event in Chile.

On the eve of the official WRC season launch at the Autosport International show, Hyundai Motorsport has outlined its intentions to compete once again at the very forefront of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with its sights set firmly on the manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles. Read More »

– Two i30 N TCR will take on the Nürburgring 24 Hours Qualifying Race and the ADAC Nürburgring 24 Hours
– The extended program for the car on the Nordschleife follows a class podium on its first outing in last month’s four-hour VLN event
– Two four-man teams will drive the entries in both events, bringing together a wealth of experience of racing around the 25km circuit.

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