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HYUNDAI SHELL WORLD RALLY TEAM TRAVELS DOWN UNDER FOR RALLY AUSTRALIA CHALLENGE

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Hyundai Shell World Rally Team travels Down Under for Rally Australia challenge

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Shortly after its 1-2 at Rallye Deutschland, the Hyundai Shell WRT moves to the Southern Hemisphere for Rally Australia, round 10 of the FIA World Rally Championship
Local hero Chris Atkinson (Hyundai i20 WRC #8) joins lead driver Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 WRC #7) in the Hyundai Motorsport entry, while Kiwi Hayden Paddon return to the #20 car representing the Hyundai Motorsport N team
With testing not permitted outside Europe, Atkinson and Paddon used a test in France to get acquainted with the Hyundai i20 WRC on gravel.

5 September 2014

Alzenau, Germany

September 5, 2014 – After clinching an historic 1-2 at home in Rallye Deutschland last month, the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team now heads to Australia for round ten of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) – which marks the return of the series to loose surface.

Rally Australia is the furthest the team travels for a WRC event, which poses a number of logistical challenges. The team had just a few days after returning from Rallye Deutschland to prepare all air freight, including cars and all parts, for Australia.

The Alzenau-based squad will tackle Rally Australia with three Hyundai i20 WRC cars. Rallye Deutschland winners and the team’s lead crew Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul will once again be behind the wheel of the #7 car, while local hero Chris Atkinson (co-driver Stéphane Prévot, Hyundai i20 WRC #8) will be back with the team for the first time since Rally Mexico back in March. Kiwis Hayden Paddon and John Kennard will return with the Hyundai i20 WRC #20.

The stages at Rally Australia represent a mix of hard base roads, some of them narrow and twisty, and with other faster and more flowing sections with roadside trees making position and pace-notes vital.

With testing banned outside Europe, the team carried out some running in the French region of Vosges with Atkinson and Paddon, in order to get both drivers up to speed and to prepare the Hyundai i20 WRC for the rally.

Despite claiming its first victory and 1-2 just over one-and-a-half years since the establishment of Hyundai Motorsport, the team is keeping its feet firmly on the ground. The team’s primary objective for Australia is to complete the rally with three cars and to continue its debut season of learning.

Team Principal Michel Nandan commented: “Rally Australia is not an event as specialised as Finland, for instance, but having a good knowledge of the roads is definitely an advantage. Our three drivers definitely know this kind of road with Thierry and Hayden having contested the event in the past and Chris having competed in these types of stages many times. Australia is still part of our development process so a three car finish will be our first target. Naturally, we hope for a good result and to continue demonstrating the good process we’ve made so far in this debut season. Mechanically, Rally Australia shouldn’t be especially tough and we’re carrying some small chassis evolutions on the Hyundai i20 WRC which were designed to improve reliability. We’ve tested in similar conditions without facing any problems so I think we are as prepared as we can be for Australia.”

Fresh from his maiden WRC win, and having scored a podium at Rally Australia last year, Neuville is looking for another positive result from his outing Down Under.

Neuville said: “Claiming our first win was of course a moment we will never forget, especially considering that we started the rally with a bad accident on shakedown. However, we have to stay with our feet on the ground and be focussed for Australia. We had a very good result there last year and I know the roads quite well now, so we will definitely be looking to have a clean run, to bring the car to the finish and try to set some good times. We didn’t have the chance to test before Australia but we have experienced the i20 WRC in similar conditions so I think we are prepared for the event.”

Despite not having contested Rally Australia since being based in Coffs Harbour, local hero Atkinson has a good understanding of the roads in his native country.

Atkinson said: “Your home event is always special and the fact I haven’t done it for a few years makes it even more significant. Since my last rally in Mexico with the team back in March I’ve not done much racing, which is unfortunate because nothing beats time in the car. I tested for two days in France before going to Australia to get the feeling again and work on set-up on my Hyundai i20 WRC. My target for Australia is to be consistent and be in the fight for a good result, but I’m not underestimating how difficult it will be to be on the pace after six months away. The car is showing some good speed so everything is heading in the right direction. I know we’ll have some really strong support from the Aussie fans too.”

Paddon claimed the Production Car World Rally Championship in Australia back in 2011 and is aiming for a positive return behind the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC.

Paddon commented: “Rally Australia is the event I have been looking forward to the most and is as close as we get to a home event. Despite the roads being quite different to what we have in New Zealand, we have achieved good success there in the past. It is also extra special for us as we have a lot of support from New Zealand flying over waving the Hyundai and Kiwi flags – so I hope we give them something to cheer for. We had a really good test in France recently and have adapted a new set-up from what we had at the previous events. The team are working hard to keep making strides ahead and coming off the result in Germany, the vibe in the team is very good. We are looking forward to taking another step forward and trying to mix it with the front runners.”

Based in the Gold Coast in the town of Coffs Harbour – halfway between Sydney and Brisbane – Rally Australia kicks off on Friday 12 September, after a Rally Show held in the city centre on the previous day. Competitors will head south of Coffs on both Friday and Saturday with the highlights being the two runs of the Hyundai Super Special Stage on both evenings and the two passes over the 49km Nambucca stage – one of the longest in the Championship. The itinerary will move north of Coffs Harbour for the final day with six of the 20 stages being run before the Podium Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rally Report Magazine Argentina 14 años

AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ??

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AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ?? 

 

 

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AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ??

LUSAIL (Qatar): Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah cruised through the final six gravel special stages of the Manateq Qatar International Rally to seal a convincing victory on Saturday.

A record-breaking 14th victory in his home event also marked a remarkable 70th MERC victory in the 211-event history of the FIA Middle East Rally Championships since 1984. His French co-driver Matthieu Baumel duly claimed his third win in Qatar and a career 18th in the MERC.

The success also marked the first outright FIA championship rally win for Volkswagen’s Polo GTI R5 that made its debut at the WRC in Spain last October and claimed WRC 2 success in Sweden in February with Norwegian driver Ole Christian Veiby. Customer Polos have already won national events in Belgium, Norway, Sweden and Latvia this year

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RALLY MUNDIAL 2015: RALLY REPORT MAGAZINE ARGENTINA OBSERVA SU EDICIÓN 124 Y LLEGA A 11.000 MIL SEGUIDORES EN LA FANPAGE DE SU EDITOR

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Mucho trabajo, preparativos para el armado de la edición 124 de nuestra publicación RRM Argentina y además muy felices con la estupenda aceptación de miles de seguidores en nuestras fanpages en las redes sociales.  Mucho agradecimiento y confianza para seguir por más en todos los aspectos de la información en la actividad a nivel nacional e internacional.

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4 de Febrero 2015

Hola Amigos & fans, les quiero agradecer profundamente su seguimiento diario, mediante mis informes, fotos, links de mis fanpages de trabajo, de teams, drivers, videos y todo lo relacionado con la actividad que nos apasiona, y nos une en cada jornada, el RALLY, en especial el WRC. Llegamos juntos a 11.000 friends que comparten esta pasión, y labor junto a mí.

Los quiero mucho, un fuerte abrazo y vámos por más.
Les entrego esta emocionante foto de uno de mis autos favoritos, diría de leyenda el Subaru Impreza WRC 555 que tripulaban en el Rally de Cataluña en España 2002, el vikingo noruego Petter Solberg y su navegante galés Phil Mills junto a la histórica empresa británica Prodrive, bajo el apoyo económico desde Mitaka en Tokio en Japón by STI.

A menos de 10 días del Rally blanco de Suecia, con mucha expectativa para volver a ver a los mejores exponentes del WRC en los caminos forestales nórdicos, les dejamos una foto recordatoria de la edición 1995 con el Impreza 555 de Grupo A que intervinieron en esa instancia en el equipo azul de Prodrive, el español Carlos Sainz, el recordado escocés Colin McRae y el local Mat Jonsson.

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Hello Friends & fans, thank you deeply I want their daily tracking, by my reports, photos, links of my fanpages work, teams, drivers, videos and everything related to the activity that we love, and unites us in every day, RALLY, especially the WRC. We came together to 11,000 friends who share this passion, and work with me.

I love them dearly, a big hug and go for more.
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MANRICO MARTELLA & MIQUEL LISO, SE JUNTARON EN LA PREVIA DEL RALLYRACC-CATALUNYA-COSTA DAURADA-ESPAÑA WRC 2014

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Los dos eximios fotógrafos se reunieron en Salou, para revivir su historia en el WRC, preparando todo para la cobertura de la 50 edición del Rally mixto catalán.

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22 de Octubre 2014

Dos grandes amigos y fotógrafos de la historia en el WRC, un italiano, Manrico Martella & Miquel Liso., un español que ha dado todo por el Rally en la década de los años 90. Hoy con dos trabajos diferentes, Manri con la labor a tiempo completo en el Rally Mondiale e Miquel con su talento innovador en las fotografías en la fórmula 1.
También con sus nuevos libros, que remiten la mítica leyenda de la Lancia Delta Hf Integrale & el anuario de la máxima categoría del automóvilismo internacional, la F1.
Esperando el Rally RACC Catalunya – Rally de España se encontraron en Salou para conversar de las vivencias del pasado y actuales que tienen hoy en día en el Motorsport en el plano global ambos con su esencia de buenas personas y con gran capacidad de lavoro, tomando las mejores imagénes de la actividad en el deporte del motor.
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