Hyundai Rally Zone set to wow fans at WRC climax

Hot air balloon, WRC simulator, Hyundai i20 scalectrix and i20 WRC technical comparison to entertain fans at Chirk Castle RallyFest stageHyundai i20 WRC cars to tackle challenging Welsh forest and family-friendly RallyFest stagesHyundai is Wales Rally GB Official Car Partner

Hyundai is revving-up to entertain motorsport fans with its exciting Rally Zone at the final event in the WRC calendar this weekend (Wales, 13-16 November).

As the Official Car Partner of Wales Rally GB, Hyundai already has a major presence at the event and will wow spectators attending the weekend’s two RallyFest stages with its host of family-friendly entertainment.

At Chirk Castle (Saturday 15 November), fans can view the excitement of the rally from the Hyundai Hot Air Balloon, while budding drivers can get behind the wheel of a full-motion Hyundai i20 WRC Rally simulator.

Visitors to Kinmel Park (Sunday 16 November) can live out their rallying dreams in miniature as they take on Hyundai’s Racing Bug – a large scale scalectrix track.

Both RallyFests will also feature a technical presentation area where visitors can get a first look at Hyundai’s New Generation road going i20, as well asthe brand’s i20 WRC car.

The action-packed RallyFest events, at Chirk Castle near Wrexham and Kinmel Park, Conwy, will see the Hyundai Shell and Hyundai Motorsport teams finish their first season since returning to WRC early this year.

Tony Whitehorn, President & CEO, Hyundai Motor UK, commented, “We will build on the excitement of the final WRC event, offering fantastic entertainment for rally fans and motorsport-loving families at the Hyundai Rally Zone. We’re proud of the Hyundai team’s performance this year and we can’t wait to share our passion with fans at both RallyFest stages.”

Throughout the weekend, Hyundai’s range of sophisticated and capable vehicles will be spread around the forest and RallyFest stages, with i30 and i40 Tourers, plus ix35 and Santa Fe SUVs in the hands of Rally officials and FIA dignitaries.

Tickets for Wales Rally GB are available via the official website at or the ticket hotline, 0844 847 2251. Wales Rally GB is offering free public access to Thursday evening’s Ceremonial Start at Eirias Stadium in Colwyn Bay; Friday’s remote Service Park and Regroup in Newtown; Sunday afternoon’s Ceremonial Finish in Llandudno; and the main Service Park in Deeside.

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