Dani Sordo retains Hyundai WRC seat for Rally Monza

Dani Sordo keeps Hyundai WRC seat for Rally Monza

The Spanish veteran will make his second WRC begin in a row within the tarmac-based occasion centred across the well-known Italian Grand Prix circuit on December 3-6.

It follows Sordo’s triumph final day trip in Rally Italy Sardinia, which marked solely his second outing of the season after his look in Rally Mexico again in March.

Sordo is a veteran of Rally Monza, a late addition to this 12 months’s COVID-19-affected WRC schedule,  having gained the occasion in 2010 and ’13 on the wheel of a Citroen DS3. Extra lately he has contested the occasion for present employer Hyundai (pictured under in 2016).

Daniel Sordo, Marc Marti, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

Daniel Sordo, Marc Marti, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

Photograph by: Luca Rossini/Alessio Morgese

Sordo can be tasked with serving to Hyundai defend its slim seven-point benefit over Toyota within the producers’ standings heading into the ultimate spherical.

The Korean producer’s full-season drivers, Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak, each stay in theoretical title competition for the drivers’ prize, trailing Toyota man Elfyn Evans by 24 and 28 factors respectively with solely 30 on provide at Monza.

Craig Breen had been set for his third outing of 2020 in Hyundai’s third-string i20 Coupe WRC in Rally Ypres, till that occasion grew to become the most recent to be cancelled amid the worldwide well being disaster.

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