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Car

Hyundai i30 N TCR
Model

Hyundai i30 N, 5 doors

Engine

turbocharged 4-cylinder in line, transversally installed;
distribution: two overhead camshafts, 16 valves;
displacement: 1998 cc;
bore x stroke: 86 x 86 mm;
max. output: 350hp @ 6600 rpm;
max. torque 460nm @ 3200 rpm;
lubrication: wet sump

Transmission

front-wheel-drive;
gearbox: X-trac 6-speed sequential with paddle shift;
clutch: sintered multi disc;
differential: multi-plate limited slip differential with external pre-load

Chassis

front suspension: McPherson strut, coil springs, gas-filled dampers, anti-roll bar;
rear suspension: 4-arm multi-link axle, coil springs, gas-filled dampers, anti-roll bar;
steering: electrical power assisted rack and pinion

Brakes

dual circuit hydraulic system;
front brakes: four-piston callipers, 380 mm steel ventilated discs;
rear brakes: two-piston callipers, 278 mm steel discs

Dimensions

length: 4450 mm;
width: 1950 mm;
wheelbase 2650 mm;
minimum weight: 1285 kg including the driver

BOP

+40 kg; engine power 95%

Price 128,000 €

Birth Date

9 August 1963

Birth Place

Geneva

Marital Status

divorced, three children

Hobby

skiing, music, finance

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1986
3rd in the French Formula Ford Championship

1987
2nd in the British Formula Ford Championship
2nd in the Formula Ford Festival

1990
2nd (2 wins) in the British Formula 3000 Championship

1992
9th (best result 3rd) in the British Touring Car Championship (BMW 318is)

1993
10th (1 win) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault 19)

1994
2nd (2 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)

1995
2nd (7 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)

1996
2nd (3 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1st in the Donington Tourist Trophy (Renault Laguna)

1997
1st (12 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1st in the Donington Tourist Trophy (Renault Laguna)

1998
4th (3 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)

1999
11th (1 win) in the British Touring Car Championship (Ford Mondeo)

2000
1st (6 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Ford Mondeo)

2001
some races (1 win) in the FIA GT Championship (Ferrari 550)

2002
10th in the German DTM (Opel Astra)

2003
1st in the 1000 Miles of Petit Le Mans, GTS Class (Ferrari 550)
9th in the German DTM (Opel Astra)

2004
2nd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)

2005
17th (best result 5th) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
3rd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)

2006
15th (1 win) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
1st in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)

2007
6th (5 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)

2008
9th (3 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
2nd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)

2009
10th (2 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Cruze)

2010
6th (1 win) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Cruze)

2011
3rd (5 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T)

2012
2nd (5 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T)

2014
11th (best result 2nd) in the British Touring Car Championship (Volkswagen Passat)

2015
some races in the TCR International Series (Subaru WRX STi)

2016
some races in the TCR International Series (Honda Civic)


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