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• Hyundai Motorsport continued to develop the New Generation i30 TCR with an intensive three-day program at the Circuit de Valencia
• After previous testing allowed the team to establish a base set-up for the car, attention turned to maximizing the performance from specific areas of the chassis
• The focus of the running at the 4km track was on testing different brake materials and damper settings. Read More »

• This weekend the two close-to-series production i30 N models accomplished the hardest durability test in the world -the Nürburgring 24-hours race
• In total, both cars completed 244 laps which equals 6000 km proving the race-track capability and durability of the i30 N series model
• Hyundai Motor’s first high performance model will be launched in Europe this autumn

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• Two i30 N models, close to series production, will be competing in the most challenging race prior to the model’s launch in the second half of 2017
• Engineers from the Hyundai Motor R&D Centre in Namyang, South Korea, are to take part as technical expert drivers
• The two i30 N vehicles will undergo final testing in the world-famous race in order to fine-tune their performance capabilities Read More »

– Close to production i30 N competed in the race ahead of global launch later this year
– Hyundai Motor will participate with two cars in the infamous ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nürburgring in May
– Engineers from Hyundai Motor honed the performance capabilities of i30 N

Hyundai Motor’s close to production, i30 N, the first model from Hyundai’s high-performance sub-brand N, entered the VLN (Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring) endurance race on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The race is used as preparation for the infamous ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nüburgring end of May where Hyundai Motor will participate with two cars. Hyundai Motor engineers from Namyang, South Korea, and European R&D centers will help hone the car’s performance characteristics ahead of its global launch later this year. Read More »

– Hyundai star makes it four different winners in opening four rounds
– Early leader Meeke forced to retire with engine dramas
– Ogier finishes second to extend championship lead
– New perspective as five-time Dakar Rally motorbike winner joins Red Bull TV team
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

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– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in impressive style with a 1-3 result at Tour de Corse
– Thierry Neuville picked up his third career victory for Hyundai Motorsport with a faultless performance, winning the rally with a 55-second margin over Sébastien Ogier
– Dani Sordo narrowly missed out on second place by just 1.3s but claimed his first podium of the season. Hayden Paddon took sixth as all three Hyundai i20 Coupe WRCs finished. Read More »

– The World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to Tour de Corse for the second time in six months as Corsica plays host to the fourth round of the 2017 season
– Following its podium finish on the Mexican gravel, Hyundai Motorsport is aiming to hit the ground running in the French island, the first full tarmac rally of the season
– The team finished second in Corsica last season, so hopes are high that the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC can show a similar level of performance – and fight at the front of the field. Read More »

– Hayden Paddon took second overall on his competitive debut on Rallye Sanremo, his first competitive event in the New Generation i20 R5
– Gaining in confidence on tarmac throughout the rally, the event helped Paddon prepare for the stages of the Tour de Corse next weekend
– Battling against more experienced local crews in Sanremo, Paddon and co-driver Seb Marshall were fastest on the longest stage of the event on Friday night.

Hayden Paddon fought to second overall at Rallye Sanremo, as he made his debut at the event, and at the wheel of the New Generation i20 R5. Read More »

– Gabriele Tarquini will be the lead test driver for Hyundai Motorsport’s TCR project
– The role is Tarquini’s first official involvement with a TCR project during a touring car career spent driving for manufacturer teams at highest level
– His first test is scheduled for early April, with the first completed cars planned for delivery in December.

Hyundai Motorsport has signed Gabriele Tarquini as the lead test driver for the TCR project, which was announced last month. The Italian will work alongside the engineers and designers in the Customer Racing department throughout the development phase of the new car. Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport World Rally Championship (WRC) driver Hayden Paddon will contest Rallye Sanremo in a New Generation i20 R5
– The event will form part of Hayden’s preparations for the Tour de Corse, as he continues to improve his consistency on tarmac
– He will be joined by co-driver Seb Marshall who will be his full time co-driver after Rally Finland. Read More »