Hyundai Announces Line-Up for Rally Japan WRC Finale
The Spaniard will take over the i20N from Teemu Suninen, who is set to drive this month’s Central European Rally after competing last weekend’s Rally Chile, where he retired on the penultimate stage.
Sordo had hinted after finishing third at Acropolis Rally in Greece last month that his next outing would be the WRC’s final round on asphalt in Japan from 16-19 November. The 40-year-old…
Sordo to Replace Suninen in i20N
Hyundai has announced that Dani Sordo will be taking over the i20N from Teemu Suninen for the upcoming Central European Rally. Suninen will be driving in this month’s event following his retirement on the penultimate stage of Rally Chile. With Sordo’s impressive performance at the Acropolis Rally in Greece, where he finished third, it was expected that he would make a comeback at the WRC’s final round in Japan from 16-19 November.
Challenges and Expectations
The decision to replace Suninen with Sordo poses an interesting challenge for Hyundai as they look to secure a strong finish in the Central European Rally. Sordo will need to quickly adapt to the i20N and familiarize himself with the new conditions, considering the change in terrain and driving style. Fans are eagerly awaiting Sordo’s return and have high expectations for his performance at the final round on asphalt in Japan.
Dani Sordo, at 40 years old, brings a wealth of experience to the Hyundai team. Having competed in numerous rallies throughout his career, Sordo has established himself as a formidable force in the WRC. His consistent finishes and podium placements make him a strong contender for a top position in the upcoming events. With his comprehensive understanding of the sport and his ability to adapt quickly to different terrains, Sordo remains a key asset for the Hyundai team.
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