The 2019 World Champion Joins Hyundai for WRC 2024
After a successful season with M-Sport, Ott Tanak has announced his departure from the team and his return to Hyundai for the 2024 World Rally Championship (WRC) season. This move comes just days after Tanak secured his second victory of the season at Rally Chile last weekend.
This will mark Tanak’s second stint with the Korean marque, having previously left the team with a year remaining on his contract at the end of the 2022 season. Tanak’s decision to rejoin Hyundai is expected to bring excitement and anticipation to WRC fans worldwide.
During the 2023 campaign, Tanak showcased his driving skills and determination, securing wins in Sweden and Chile, as well as a second-place finish in Croatia. These impressive performances have certainly contributed to his reputation as a top-tier rally driver.
Tanak’s decision to switch back to Hyundai for the 2024 season is seen as a strategic move that could potentially enhance his chances of clinching another championship title. The team’s strong track record and competitive lineup make them a formidable force to contend with in the upcoming season.
The 2019 World Champion’s return to Hyundai is undoubtedly a significant development for both the driver and the team. Tanak’s experience and expertise will undoubtedly be a valuable asset to Hyundai as they aim to challenge for the WRC title in 2024.
With Tanak’s signing, the Hyundai team now boasts an impressive lineup of talented drivers, including Thierry Neuville and Craig Breen. This trio of experienced drivers will undoubtedly make for an exciting and competitive season ahead.
Fans and enthusiasts of WRC can look forward to witnessing thrilling battles between the top teams and drivers as they navigate through challenging terrains and push their skills to the limit. The 2024 WRC season promises to be a captivating and action-packed championship.
As we await the start of the 2024 season, the anticipation and excitement for Tanak’s return to Hyundai continue to build. Rally fans around the world will be eagerly watching to see if he can replicate his past successes and add another championship title to his impressive resume.