Hyundai Motorsport Fined After Infringement at Rally Fafe Montelongo
Hyundai Motorsport have yet again been fined – this time as part of the FIA European Rally Championship – at Rally Fafe Montelongo where the decision regarding the October 4 event has only now been completed.
The controversy this time regarded the upholstery in the sides of the doors during a routine examination of Ivan Ares Hyundai i20 R5.
The upholstery did not match the legal regulations due to a lack energy absorbing material, as well as the wrong color being used and this was against the homologation rules.
After several meetings with Ares and his team together with representatives from Hyundai Motorsport’s customer department, the manufacturer who eventually was forced to take the penalty.