Hyundai Motor’s N brand cars set for Nurburgring race


An Elantra N TCR car drives along the 24-hour Nurburgring circuit (Hyundai Motor)

An Elantra N TCR car or truck drives alongside the 24-hour Nurburgring circuit (Hyundai Motor)

Three cars and trucks underneath Hyundai Motor’s significant-efficiency N model will participate in the 50th 2022 ADAC 24h Nurburgring race from May 28 to 29, the corporation explained on Friday.

This yr, Hyundai Motor is getting into Elantra N TCR, i30 N TCR and i30 Fastback N cup race cars into the VT2 class to even further display the performance and toughness of its N brand name types.

The 24-hour Nurburgring race is a racing occasion in which extra than 100 automobiles get to the starting up grid and travel by means of a 25-kilometer circuit for a entire working day. The race is recognized as just one of the world’s toughest motor racing issues.

The circuit is nicknamed “Green Hell” for its 170 corners, which includes a infamous 210-degree banked corner termed Karussell, and a 304.8-meter altitude alter from the most affordable and greatest details in the route.

Just about every Hyundai Motor design has finished the 24-hour Nurburgring race for the previous 6 decades, including the Elantra N TCR product, which finished 1st in TCR course at the 2021 24-hour Nurburgring race. Very last 12 months, 99 out of the 121 contributors finished the race.

Hyundai Motor will livestream the race on the Hyundai Driving Experience website starting up at 10:45 p.m. on Saturday.

In the meantime, Hyundai Motor also introduced that it will operate a “Dare to Dream” marketing campaign for motorsport supporters and aspiring racers.

Commencing in the second 50 % of this calendar year, Hyundai Driving Experience will carry out a driver improvement program to practice contributors and nominate some of them as likely N product drivers for future competitions.

“Motorsport is an ideal subject for testing technological know-how in the harshest disorders, and the technological know-how proved at Nurburgring will be utilized to mass-production automobiles,” mentioned Until Wartenberg, Head of N manufacturer management and Motorsports sub-division. “We anticipate that, by means of this year’s ‘Dare to Dream’ marketing campaign, a lot of worldwide customers will grow to be true racers through the Hyundai Driving Experience method and take part in a potential 24h Nurburgring race.”

By Hong Yoo ([email protected])


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