TCR

Taking the Pole Position

Hyundai i30 N TCR Champion of 2018 FIA WTCR

i30N TCR Dominates the 2018 FIA Touring Car Cup (WTCR)

Hyundai Motorsport saw its i30 N TCR take the company’s maiden titles in the inaugural FIA WTCR with its customers securing both driver’s and team’s championships.

The i30 N TCR

The creation of the i30 N TCR represents Hyundai Motorsport’s first step into circuit racing, as well as its entrance into one of the fastest growing categories in motorsport. The design phase of our TCR project began in September 2016, with our first complete test car up and running in April 2017.

From the first time I tested the i30 N TCR, it was clear that it had a very strong engine. So, to step in as a test driver and find out that the engineers had done such a good job was very encouraging. The entire package is very strong, which says a lot about the strengths of the i30 N road car that the TCR design it is based on.

i30N lead test driver & 2018 WTCR Champion Gabriele Tarquini
In addition to WTCR, there are increasing number of regional and national series that run a similar sprint race format for TCR. And many of Hyundai’s customers have already chosen i30 N TCR for its performance. In 2018, up to eight i30 N TCR vehicles participated in TCR Europe, winning five of the first ten races. Hyundai customers are also running in TCR Italy, Germany, and the UK, as well as participating in the Pirelli World Challenge in the USA, where they won two championships.

Based on The i30 N

For the first time we are showing the public our new TCR Race Car. Based on the street-legal New Generation i30 N in line with TCR regulations,  the i30 N TCR is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine connected to a 6-speed sequential gearbox and is fitted with a 100-litre fuel tank.

Technical Specifications i30 N TCR

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Engine
2.0-litre turbocharged engine with direct injection
Transmission
Front Wheel Drive, 6-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shifters
Electronics
Life Racing ECU
Suspension
Front : McPherson struts
Rear : 4—arm multi-link. Adjustable dampers all round
Wheels
Bespoke Braid 10”x18” rims, specifically designed for Hyundai Motorsport
Brakes
Front : Hyundai Motorsport branded, specially designed Brembo 6-piston calipers with 380mm diameter ventilated brake discs
Rear : 2-piston calipers with 278mm brake discs
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Length
4,450mm
Width
1,950mm
Wheel Base
2,650mm
Track Width
1,700mm
Weight
1,285kg minimum (including driver)
Bodyshell
Hyundai Motorsport designed lightweight high-tensile steel roll cage
Interior
Sabelt race seat and 6-point, HANS compatible, harness
Fuel System
100-litre fuel tank with endurance refueling capability

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