Hyundai cancels a Thierry Neuville test in Finland

Hyundai Motorsport WRT was unable to continue the second day of testing with Thierry Neuville, was scheduled for Tuesday in Finland, after the accident suffered by the Belgian driver a day earlier during another training session in the same country.

Although both the Saint Vith driver and his co-pilot, Nicolas Gilsoul, were unharmed, his car did not suffer the same fate. The i20 Coupe WRC was seriously damaged.

So much so that the mechanics of the South Korean formation have not been able to repair the serious damage, located on the right and front of the vehicle.

Given this situation, the team’s manager, Andrea Adamo, present at the scene, has been forced to cancel the test, which has altered the Hyundai training test program.



This was the first time that Neuville had been piloting again after almost three months of inactivity due to the quarantine decreed due to the coronavirus crisis.

In fact, the World Rally Championship stopped the competition after the third appointment on the calendar, the Rally of Mexico, which ended early on March 14 due to the spread of the pandemic.

On the other hand, the 2016-2019 runner-up starred on more positive news on Tuesday. Thierry will participate in the Rally DirtFish in Estonia with his partner and defender of the crown, Ott Tänak.

Images of Thierry Neuville: Unknown.

Leave a Reply