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HYUNDAI MOTORSPORT READY TO REVEAL NEW LOOK FOR 2019 WRC SEASON 🌎.
Hyundai Motorsport ready to reveal new look for 2019 WRC season
Hyundai Motorsport set to appear at Autosport International show in the UK as part of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season launch
First appearance of a new-look Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, which is sporting a revised livery for the 2019 season
Hyundai Motorsport will join the rest of the WRC family at the popular show to kick-off the new season in style in front of thousands of motorsport fans on ‘Super Saturday’.
January 8, 2019 – Hyundai Motorsport will get its 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) campaign underway at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK this Saturday as part of the official season launch.
The rally-winning Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC car will be on display for the first time sporting a brand new livery alongside three of the team’s crews for the 2019 season.
Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul, Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger-Amland and Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio will all be present in their new overalls. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena will make their debut in Hyundai Motorsport colours only at Rallye Monte-Carlo due to their Dakar duties.
Team Director Andrea Adamo will be in attendance at the show, which will mark his first public appearance since taking on his new role on January 2.
Hyundai Motorsport has unveiled one teaser image of its new-look i20 Coupe WRC ahead of Autosport International with more details about its 2019 campaign to be released later in the week.
Note to Editors
Hyundai Motorsport will issue a season preview release on Friday, January 11 along with pictures of its crews in the latest overalls. A 2019 season press pack will also be released at this time. A full suite of images of the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC from multiple angles will be available from 11:15 CET on Saturday, January 12.
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About Hyundai Motorsport GmbH
Established on 19 December 2012, Hyundai Motorsport GmbH is responsible for Hyundai’s global motorsport activities, including its FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) programme. Based in Alzenau, on the outskirts of Frankfurt in Germany, the company scored victory in its debut season in 2014 with a spectacular 1-2 in Rallye Deutschland. After a year of consolidation, the team claimed two wins in the 2016 season on its way to second in the Manufacturers’ Championship. A brand new car, the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, was developed for 2017 based on revised technical regulations. The team registered four wins on a variety of terrains to finish as close runners-up after a strong season. Hyundai Motorsport continued its competitive form into 2018 with more victories and podiums, again finishing second in the championship.
Further information about Hyundai Motorsport is available at: http://motorsport.hyundai.com
About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design and technical centers worldwide and in 2017 sold about 4.5 million vehicles globally. With more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product lineup with localized models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell electric vehicle ix35 Fuel cell and IONIQ, the world’s first model with three electrified powertrains in a single body type.
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9 January 2019
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