Ambition around the new Hyundai i20 R5


All good news, Hyundai Motosrport. The victory Hayden Paddon at the Rally Argentina with the new i20 WRC will be added the good feelings that you are transmitting the Hyundai i20 R5. With 900 kilometers of test on the roads around Turin, the R5 of the signature Korean has entered its decisive phase, and from here to your final approval the days of testing are not going to stop. So much so that the team has returned to work with the Hyundai i20 R5 in a test land in Sardinia.

This test carried out in the area of Gallura has to Kevin Abbring again as the protagonist, every time that the pilot Dutch is the maximum responsible of the development of the i20 R5. The advantage treasures of Hyundai Motorsport in this test is that in this region takes place on the Rally of Italy-Sardinia, so that their sections are well known. As usual, Andrea Agamo is at the front of this test that has as main objective to evaluate the evolution of the 1.6 engine Turbo tested in Turin and pass some test pieces of the set-up of land.

despite the good moment that you are living Hyundai at this stage of the season in which the i20 WRC knows what it is to win and the i20 R5 is close to its approval, it seems that not everyone believes that the situation is optimal in the signature Korean. So says Christian Loriaux, head of M-Sport with extensive experience in the WRC. The worker of M-Sport considers that it is unacceptable that Hyundai Motorsport not be able to face up to Volkswagen Motorsport despite having the second higher budget than the WRC and that his i20 WRC 2017 do not start your test until the end of June.