Page 1 of 23 12311 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 223

Thread: Hyundai WRT

  1. #1
    Senior Member Sulland's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Kristiansand, Norway
    Posts
    4,392
    Like
    314
    Liked 253 Times in 154 Posts

    Hyundai WRT

    Hyundai WRT does not have own thread like the other teams.

    Do they have a plan of using 4 WRC cars, or maybe promote the R5 with two drivers alternating on using R5 and WRCar in 17?
    www.Rallye-info.com

  2. #2
    Senior Member jparker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Posts
    1,565
    Like
    135
    Liked 119 Times in 89 Posts
    I think they have a winning car, but Paddon's performance is not what they expected. Also, I guess they have concerns about Newville's reliability. In short, they need another top driver to get the points they need. My guess is 4 WRC cars.

  3. #3
    M-Sport WRC Champions '17 Fast Eddie WRC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Great Britain
    Posts
    8,042
    Like
    1,703
    Liked 3,509 Times in 1,894 Posts
    ABBRING: WRC driver @KevinAbbring to make touring car début at Spa-Francorchamps 🇧🇪 #TCRBenelux 🗞 @TouringCarTimes https://t.co/7B1gHAZYZd

    End of his Hyundai WRC chances ?

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    738
    Like
    735
    Liked 362 Times in 178 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    ABBRING: WRC driver @KevinAbbring to make touring car début at Spa-Francorchamps #TCRBenelux @TouringCarTimes https://t.co/7B1gHAZYZd

    End of his Hyundai WRC chances ?
    They were already over

    Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk

  5. #5
    Senior Member Andre Oliveira's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    3,363
    Like
    1,236
    Liked 2,000 Times in 944 Posts
    He did Belgium championship rounds in Peugeot, so...

  6. #6
    M-Sport WRC Champions '17 Fast Eddie WRC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Great Britain
    Posts
    8,042
    Like
    1,703
    Liked 3,509 Times in 1,894 Posts
    I agree Abbring was already out of the current Hyundai picture, but a switch to Touring Cars appears to make it final. Plus the fact they are having Mikkelsen test also put another nail in the coffin...
    The Incurable Enthusiast

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Posts
    1,938
    Like
    208
    Liked 561 Times in 205 Posts
    He posted a short gif of being behind the wheel of a Hyundai WRC on his Instagram this tuesday, so he is still doing some work there.

  8. Likes: Andre Oliveira (20th April 2017)
  9. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    1,128
    Like
    307
    Liked 546 Times in 246 Posts
    Yes, he still does the WRC roll outs etc.
    www.wrcpickem.weebly.com

  10. #9
    Senior Member AnttiL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Finland
    Posts
    1,283
    Like
    895
    Liked 1,062 Times in 510 Posts
    Paddon said in Colin Clark's Kitchen Table Shakedown interview that the new car is more adjusted to Neuville's driving style, which doesn't suit Paddon's style and he's still struggling with that. Changing his driving style didn't work but he's trying to set up the car to suit his style. Does anyone know what's the main difference between these guys' styles?

  11. #10
    Senior Member jparker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Posts
    1,565
    Like
    135
    Liked 119 Times in 89 Posts
    It's becoming more and more obvious that those WRC17 cars are not so easy to "adjust" and match driver's preferences. I guess it's going to take a while before everyone find its comfortable and fast enough settings.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •