News


HMDP crew aims high in Wales

Preview: Jari and Antti return to Wales in positive spirits


Preview: Jari and Antti return to Wales in positive spirits

Fresh from a fantastic podium in the ERC round of Rally Poland, our HMDP crew Jari and Antti heads to Wales Rally GB in buoyant mood.

Participating in their sixth WRC2 event of the 2018 season, the Finns will be looking to emulate the sort of performance that they showed in Poland, and earlier this year on home ground in Finland.

Jari and Antti are no strangers to the Welsh stages, as they took on the event one year ago as a warm-up for their 2018 HMDP season. They will be looking for a bit more luck as they aim to challenge the established crews this time out.

Rise to the occasion

“Our goal is to put all our learning into practice, and to register stage times on par with the front-runners,” said Jari. “We didn’t have much fortune in Wales last year, retiring after just four stages. We have a lot more experience now, and I am feeling confident.”

Their impressive performance in Poland will give the crew a great morale boost as they tackle the 23-stage Wales Rally GB itinerary. “Finishing second in the recent ERC round will give them great motivation for Wales Rally GB, a familiar rally to them,” commented our Team Principal Michel.

A year in the life

Thursday’s super special at Tir Prince will get the rally underway. With new and revised stage layouts, and the typically unpredictable British weather likely to play its part, it promises to be another valuable weekend for the HMDP pair.

Michel added: “They have been put through their paces in a range of rally conditions, but shown a professional approach at all times. Wales Rally GB will be a good benchmark event to show just how far they’ve come.”

SHARE:

Stay tunedSocial Stream →

Follow Us on Twitter

Recent WRC News

Latest Video

Instagram Photos / Story

  • Dmitry @bragin4 ended his debut weekend with the i30 N TCR in @rafrcrs #TCRRussia with an excellent performance to score a dominant win in Race 2 at the Fort Grozny circuit.
#TCR #i30N #racing #motorsport #Hyundai #HMSGOfficial #instapic #instagood #winning
  • 🚗💨 Time to slow things down with our #TBT to the Race of Morocco 🇲🇦 enjoy our latest Best Of Slow Mo! #WTCR #HMSGOfficial #RaceofMorocco #marrakech #instavideo #instagood
  • #TBT @rallyargentina is just around the corner, but first let’s #throwback to last years action 💯🚗💨 It’s #GameOn 🔜
#HMSGOfficial #WRC #Hyundai #RallyArgentina #i20CoupeWRC #i20 #instagood #rallying #instapic #picoftheday #throwbackthursday #win
  • Not one, but two Hyundai i20 R5 drivers scored their first overall wins with the car last weekend!
In Madeira Miguel Nunes took victory in the Rali do Maritimo - part of his championship campaign on the island. And in Netherlands @bobdejongrallying won 6 stages on his way to first place in the Visual Art Rally!
Here's looking forward to the wins to come too!! #HMSGOfficial #Hyundai #i20R5 #rallying #motorsport #instapic #instagood
  • Get onboard and in the hot seat with @danisordorallye & @carlosdelbarrio37 🔥👊 #TourdeCorse
#HMSGOfficial #WRC #Hyundai #GameOn #i20CoupeWRC #i20 #instagood #rallying #instavideo
  • 🎥 Who is ready to see the #i20CoupeWRC in action? #Slowmo style 👀💯 #TourdeCorse
#HMSGOfficial #WRC #Hyundai #GameOn #i20CoupeWRC #i20 #instagood #rallying #instavideo
  • 🚦Ride onboard with WTCR champion Gabriele Tarquini and experience the start of the @fia_wtcr Race of Morocco from the front row of the grid! #wtcr #hmsgofficial #marrakesh #raceofmorocco #motorsport #action #instavideo
  • 🎥 A need for speed this Monday? Get onboard with @thierryneuville & @nicolasgilsoul during #TourdeCorse #mondaymotivation
#HMSGOfficial #WRC #Hyundai #GameOn #TourdeCorse #i20CoupeWRC #i20 #instagood #rallying #instavideo
  • Diego Dominguez made an excellent start to his @hyundaipy supported campaign in the @rally.com.py national championship by taking victory in the Rally Trans Itapua.
The result not only marked a great opening to his domestic season, but was his second win of the year in the continent-wide CODASUR series.
#HMSGOfficial #Hyundai #rallying #motorsport #winning #i20R5 #instapic #instagood

You might also be interested in


TCR Sales

TCR

The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is the undisputed pinnacle of the sport, where the world’s best drivers and their co-drivers vie for glory.

Explore

Behind the scenes

Inside the factory

Welcome to a behind-the-scenes tour of Hyundai Motorsport GmbH. Here you will find a short overview of our main departments.

Have a look

Our History

What we do

Established on 19 December 2012, Hyundai Motorsport GmbH (HMSG) is responsible for Hyundai’s global motorsport activities.

Discover now