Hyundai Motorsport has high hopes in the Rally of Germany. Beyond the return to the asphalt and of the good results that it has garnered the team in this test, the tenth round of the WRC is very special to the brand because are dispute a few miles from the team headquarters in Alzenau. For this reason, Hyundai has organized a second specific test on asphalt to prepare for the rally in German. Thierry Neuville, Hayden Paddon and Dani Sordo have been put at the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC Coupe with specifications of the asphalt with the aim of finding the best staging of the World Rally Car Korean.
Thierry Neuville has been the first to jump on the Hyundai i20 WRC Coupe. The belgian has very fond memories of this test, all time she got her first victory in the World Rally Germany 2014, in his first season with Hyundai. The couple formed by Neuville and Gilsoul comes powered by the leadership harvested in the Rally of Finland, a position that allows the duet belgian open track on the stages of German. Perhaps for this reason, and as you can see in the video, are dedicated to practice in a stretch wet, with many angles, and gutters that pick up dirt.
Hayden Paddon has taken the baton on to his mate. The new zealander is having a year very irregular, and the Rally of Germany is not exactly one of his tests, free. Although its performance on asphalt has not been bad, Paddon has not finished harvesting a result of merit on this surface. In this aspect, Dani Sordo party with a better position thanks to their status as specialist in the asphalt. The pilot spaniard, who was third in the Tour de Corse this season, will seek its second victory in the WRC. His first win came in the stretches German 2013.