Hyundai Motorsport completed the 2019 WRC World Rally Championship as a champion in the brands category. Hyundai Motorsport team stormed the season with world-renowned pilots like Thierry Neuville, Sebastien Loeb, Dani Sordo and Andreas Mikkelsen. Hyundai Team, which continues its assertion, reached a total of 4 points in the history of the brand has signed a first.
The rally of Australia, which was canceled due to forest fires in the South Wales region, was the last race of the season. Hyundai Motorsport, whose championship was registered with the canceled race, will receive its trophy in December 6. did not forget to forward.
Hyundai's successful rally adventure
The body and infrastructure of the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, produced in Izmit, has performed consistently and competitively in all stages of the season and has become the biggest favorite of rally enthusiasts. Hyundai Team Thierry Neuville made his first runway during Mexican Rally season to win hope after German Rally.
In the second WRC season in 2015, the team improved consistency and performance, and went on the podium in Sweden, Sardinia and Spain.
Taking firm steps towards victory by increasing its reputation in the world of WRC, the Hyundai Team drew all the attention with the R2016 category developed for its customers in 5, and zamThe pilots, who took the podium 12 times throughout the season, came one step closer to the summit, winning the first place in Argentina and Sardinia.
The three-time winner of the team, the 2019 380 points in the champions of the brands.
"Hyundai Motorsport blends the durability of Hyundai and the high performance spirit of our N department very well," said Thomas Schemera, Assistant General Manager, Hyundai Motor Group Product Department. It was incredible to watch the team's decisive struggle for the championship, and it was our privilege for Hyundai to achieve such a victory in the WRC world for the first time. Motorsports and high performance go together to victory, and it is impossible to separate the two. We will transfer our success in rally stages to our road versions and focus on increasing our customers' driving pleasure. ”
Belgian Thierry Neuville said, “The 2019 season has been a very special adventure for us, and frankly, I am delighted to win the FIA World Rally Championship. But more important than that, Hyundai Motorsport 6 has grown a lot over the years and has become one of the most important teams in the world today. We have a great team of special, talented and professional people.
2019 WRC World Champion Ott Tanak at Hyundai
Hyundai Motorsport Team is getting ready to make a great start to the 2020 season by incorporating the Estonian rally pilot Ott Tanak with a two-year signature. Ott Tanak and co - driver Martin Jarveoja will be behind the wheel in 2020 races of the 2021 WRC season and will also contribute to the development of the vehicle.