The new Korean car, designed to participate in WRC2 and WRC3, will make its debut in the Belgian round of the World Championship.
Five years after the first public appearance of the Hyundai i20 R5 that took place at Ypres, in a test that would give Belgium its first ever world champion, the new i20 Rally2 will make its absolute debut in the Wrc2 and Wrc3 world championship race.
The drivers who brought it to debut
At the wheel will be two promising young men, Oliver Solberg and Jari Huttunen , pilots of the Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing young driver program.
Based on the road-going i20 N, the i20 N Rally2, after more than 3,000 km of testing, introduces a completely new design aimed at private teams and drivers around the world, and represents a significant step forward in all key aspects of design.
Andrea Adamo sets the goal.
“This is almost 100% new car,” said Andrea Adamo, rally director for the Korean team. We are aiming for success as our goal is to have a competitive Rally 2, if not more than the current ones. It is certainly superior to our current R5, this figure is absolutely clear from the comparison of times ” .
Therefore, with the clear objective of offering a car capable of winning all types of rally and with any driver, Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing is working to produce and deliver cars to teams that have confirmed their orders since their opening. first half of 2021.