Hyundai N to be a Official Safety Car of MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK)

09/11/2018, Seoul, Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 11, 2018 — Hyundai Motor currently announced a partnership of MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) for a entrance 3 seasons. The signing eventuality was hold in a Dorna bureau in a Misano World Circuit in Italy on Sep 7th, during that time Hyundai summarized skeleton to work closely with WorldSBK to lift out diverse, innovative initiatives that will yield Hyundai N Brand practice to a fans via a season. 

Hyundai N Brand’s 3 DNA pillars – Corner Rascal, Everyday Sports Car, and Race Track Capability – make a code a ideal compare for a WorldSBK, a fastest prolongation motorcycle universe championship series. The association sees this partnership as a good event to showcase a high opening N Brand to fans of motorcycle racing and high opening cars.

“We are really vehement to announce a partnership with WorldSBK given we share a same DNA. All N cars are dilemma rascals, and a hint of motorcycle racing is cornering. WorldSBK is a fastest prolongation bike race, and all N cars are competition lane able while providing sports automobile opening in bland driving,” pronounced Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President and Head of High Performance Vehicle Motorsport Division during Hyundai. “From a code knowledge to pushing experience, we will make this partnership a tellurian height for fans to ‘Feel a Feeling’ of N.”

Marc Saurina, WorldSBK Commerical and Marketing Director added, “I’m so happy to announce this news. We are anxious to acquire Hyundai and a N opening multiplication into WorldSBK. Hyundai is a tellurian code with good peculiarity and performance, of that a identical clarification could be practical to us. Our WorldSBK Official Safety Car drivers are already forgetful of pushing a Hyundai N opening vehicles.”

Throughout this partnership, Hyundai will yield a i30 Fastback N as a Official Safety Car for WorldSBK races. The i30 Fastback N is a third Hyundai N high opening car following i30 N and Veloster N, and will make a entrance during a Paris Motor Show this October.

The partnership allows visitors to knowledge a N Brand models by on-site exam drives, regulating competition marks and outmost circuits. The association will activate internal markets by a informal offices and offer liberality and several practice to business during any race. Through a WorldSBK’s infrastructure, it can well build a tellurian exam expostulate height that appeals to intensity customers.

Hyundai Motorsport was initial determined to denote a high opening capabilities of Hyundai vehicles, though has given successfully participated in a series of convene and racing events, including a FIA World Rally Championship, Nürburgring 24 Hours and TCR. Its high opening record was redirected to newcomer vehicles, giving birth to a N Brand. As a result, a Hyundai N Brand was initial announced in 2015, followed by a launch of a initial mass-produced vehicle, i30 N in 2017.

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