Hyundai Motorsport introduced its pilot and the new i2020 Coupe WRC racing car ahead of the Monte Carlo Rally, the first leg of the 20 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). With the legendary French driver Sebastien Loeb and Thierry Neuville, Dani Sordo and Estan Ottakak, the 2019 pilots champion, they are ready for a challenging season. Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak will be at the wheel all season. Dani Sordo and Sebastien Loeb will share the third car in certain races.
Stages such as Kenya (July), New Zealand (September) and Japan (November), which were included in the WRC calendar in 2020, will determine what the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC can do during the challenging season. Hyundai Motorsport, which guarantees the championship by developing the vehicle especially on gravel and asphalt floors, will contribute to the technical details of the i20 WRC in different climates and road conditions.
Team Director Andrea Adamo, regarding the new season; “We had a very successful 2019, but we knew we had to work harder as we prepare for 2020. Our goals for the next season are clear. We want to show the power of Hyundai Motorsport by reaching the championship in both brands and pilots. We also know that the competition will be intense, so we have to be technically ready in every sense. "I am sure that we will achieve great success with Neuville, Tanak, Sordo and Loeb."
Neuville; Ik We went on the podium four times last year and ended the season as the leader. But we have strong competitors and this year will not be easy. We want to crown the hard work of the entire Hyundai Motorsport team with a double championship by making the most of the years of experience. Şekil
2019 WRC pilots champion Ott Tänak said, “It is never easy to adapt and increase speed when you change the team, but I feel that we are on the right track. The Hyundai Team has already proven itself at the WRC. I believe that my first impressions about the i20 WRC will be a very positive and enjoyable year. ”
A total of 2020 challenging races will take place in the 14 season, in which three new countries are added, and the first leg will be run in Monte Carlo on January 23-26.