Neuville Heads WRC Championship

Hyundai Motorsport has completed Rally Finland, the ninth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) which was concluded on Sunday in Jyväskylä, with Thierry Neuville finishing highest of the team’s three crews in sixth position in his Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC. Taking eight points for his overall sixth place, Neuville added three more…

Hyundai Lands a WRC 1-2

Hyundai Motorsport has registered its third victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in Mikolajki, Poland, with Thierry Neuville and Hayden Paddon securing the team’s first 1-2 result in WRC since the 2014 Rallye Deutschland. Dani Sordo completed Rally Poland in fourth place overall, making it the most successful combined result for Hyundai…

No Promises From Andreas Mikkelsen

The Norwegian remains low-key ahead of WRC return at Rally Italia Sardegna. WRC returnee Andreas Mikkelsen has imposed no targets on himself for his championship comeback in Italy this weekend. He returns to frontline action at Rally Italia Sardegna (8 – 11 June) in a Citroën C3. It is his first competitive outing in a…

Hyundai After WRC Portugal Podium

Hyundai Motorsport aims to score its first ever Rally de Portugal podium at this weekend’s sixth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Having claimed back-to-back rally wins for the first time in its history in Corsica and Argentina, the team is confident that it can challenge at the front again as the…

Mikkelsen In Surprise WRC Move

Andreas Mikkelsen will test a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in Portugal tomorrow with a view to joining the team from Rally Portugal onwards. Mikkelsen’s management team has been in negotiations with Toyota, Hyundai and Citroen, with a deal expected to be agreed within the next week. Late last week, Motorsport.com sources indicated that Toyota was…

Neuville Breaks Victory Jinx In Corsica

Thierry Neuville claimed his maiden win of the FIA World Rally Championship season in Corsica on Sunday afternoon to end his victory curse. He won the four-day Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse by 54.7sec in a Hyundai i20, having crashed out of the lead in both Monte-Carlo and Sweden earlier in the year….

Hyundai Ready for A WRC Win

Hyundai Motorsport is the only team that hasn’t won a round of the FIA World Rally Championship so far in 2017 – but the Korean manufacturer is determined to use its impressive early-season pace to put that right when the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse roars into life on Thursday. The Mediterranean island…

Sebastien Ogier Could be Disqualified From Mexico Rally

Sebastien Ogier could face exclusion from the results of last week’s Rally Mexico, pending an FIA investigation into the gearbox on his Ford Fiesta WRC. The Frenchman’s Fiesta, which finished second in Leon on Sunday, was looked at in post-event scrutineering with a query raised over the gearbox. Motorsport.com understands the gearbox could be underweight….