Chewon Lim, protected from Hyundai, comes to the WRC


The landing of Hyundai and Toyota in the WRC has many
consequences, but one of the most palpable is the arrival of pilots asian
the World
. Under the umbrella of Toyota, and with the tutelage of Tommi Mäkinen, Hiroki
Arai and Takamoto Katsuta are completing an intensive preparation in Europe, competing
in the WRC in some citations punctual. Under the project, Hyundai Motorsport
Driver Development Program
(HMDP), the Korean company has prepared a program
dyes similar to the pilot south Korean Chewon Lim any time that will compete in fourteen
rallies in Europe at the wheel of a Hyundai i20 R5.

The full program of Chewon Lim with the Hyundai i20 R5
is drawn around different championships, in what marks his first
great experience at the international level in which rallies are concerned, the entire time
that Chewon already competed for six years on circuits and even competing in the F3
. All in all, its leap to the world of the rallies occurred across the
show south Korean ‘The Rallyist’, a program whose goal was to find new
talents. From there, Chewon Lim began working with Hyundai Motorsport in
Alzenau with airbag belgian Martijn Wydaeghe as a tutor.

The debut competitive Chewon Lim and Martijn Wydaeghe came
in June of last year, but this new programme with the Hyundai i20 R5 implies
great baptism of fire
, which will compete in the fourteen rallies, european,
among those who are up to six quotes from the Tour European Rally (TER) and several
national prestige. All in all, the most important event for Chewon Lim will be
the Rally of Germany
, rallye WRC which takes place from 17 to 20
August. In the tenth round of the World, Lim and Wydaeghe will be able to check your
actual level against the best riders of the international panorama.