Official Hyundai Motorsport driver Kevin Abbring has won the Rallye du Var in his Hyundai New Generation i20 R5. Abbring used the Winmax Brake Pads to park his Hyundai on the top first spot after a fierce battle.
The Rallye du Var is virtually the closing race of the seasontraditionally one of the final rallies of the season in Europe. The last race of the French Rrally Cchampionship attracts more than 200 drivers every year of, with many able to compete for the overall win which quite a few can go for the win. This yearere there were many R5 cars, but also severalfew WRCs on the starting grid of this difficult race.
Abbring was the fastest R5 fromat the start of the race and settled in the top 3. On the second day he would take the overall lead and not concede his leadership position until the finish. This is the first major overall win for the Hyundai New Generation i20 R5.
Kevin Abbring : “We did some thorough testing prior to the race to find the right set-upfor these difficult stages. The Winmax brakes really felt good and proved their quality during the race. The Winmax Brake Pads did a perfect job and helped me bagging this overall victory.”
Dirk Van der Sluys, Winmax Europe : “The Winmax Brake Pads have proven their qualities in many types of motorsports already, but it’s obviously extra nice when we also take the overall win with an R5 car! We hereby want to congratulate the entire Hyundai Motorsport team and Kevin Abbring and co-driver Seb Marshall forwith this result. We are certainconvinced many are still to come.”
The Hyundai Motorsport’s Customer Racing department chose to equip all New Generation i20 R5 cars with Winmax Brake Pads.