Hyundai separates from Nandan, the chief of the WRC staff

Nandan has been spearheading the Hyundai staff since returning to the WRC. He was liable for growing the bottom of the Alzenau manufacturing facility and the i20 WRC in 2013.

Since its debut within the WRC, the i20 has racked up 10 victories in world rally and completed second within the producers' rankings for the final three years.

Nandan's staff led each championship races for a lot of final season. The absence of those two titles exerted huge strain and would have prompted a need for change on the Korean aspect of the operation.

Whereas Hyundai denied that adjustments would have occurred because of high-level conferences between Hyundai Motor Company and Hyundai Motorsport final 12 months, Nandan's alternative within the Italian Adamo had already been recognized.

Adamo, who will proceed to handle the corporate's TCR i20 R5 and that i30 N TCR packages, will oversee a staff led by everlasting drivers Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen. S├ębastien Loeb and Dani Sordo will share a 3rd WRC i20 Coupe.

Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

Photograph by: McKlein / LAT Pictures

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