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Mikkelsen returns to Hyundai for 2024 WRC World Championship

Hyundai confirmed on Wednesday that Dani Sordo and Andreas Mikkelsen will complete the team’s field for the 2024 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season. The two drivers will share the third wheel of the Korean manufacturer with Esapekka Lappi.

Their mission will be to support Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak, engaged throughout the season, in their quest for the world title. The team therefore remains loyal to Sordo and has decided to recall Mikkelsen, already present in the team from 2017 to 2019.

“I am very happy to stay with Hyundai Motorsport for another season,” said the Spaniard. I have been part of the family in Alzenau for over ten years now. I won titles in 2019 and 2020, so I will do everything I can to help the team get back to the top. »

Andreas Mikkelsen, for his part, titled in WRC2 in 2021 and 2023, said he was “very enthusiastic about returning to the top category of rallying with Hyundai Motorsport. Since 2019, we have fought to return to the highest level, and I am very happy to do it with Hyundai. We have a great opportunity in front of us. »

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