Cyril Abiteboul to hitch Hyundai Motorsport.
We have now introduced the appointment of Cyril Abiteboulis as Group Principal at Hyundai Motorsport, with the Frenchman taking duty for our FIA WRC and Buyer Racing applications.
The 45-year-old will be part of our workforce on a full-time foundation as we glance to proceed the spectacular momentum of current months. He has 15 years of expertise in motorsport, having labored as a workforce principal and chief government at Renault and Caterham.
Hyundai Motorsport President Sean Kim mentioned: “I’m delighted to welcome Cyril to the Hyundai household. His expertise in Method 1 will assist us uncover new alternatives for progress and improvement as we glance to accentuate our battle for WRC titles and help our Buyer Racing groups.
“We are going to intentionally give him time to settle in, uncover the atmosphere and, over time, make the position of workforce chief his personal. I’ve little question that Hyundai Motorsport’s technical employees, along with Cyril, will present stronger and clearer management sooner or later, working carefully with Hyundai Motor Firm’s international R&D departments.
Constructing on a strong basis
We have now secured essentially the most wins in a single WRC season beneath Deputy Group Principal Julien Moncet, who will take over from 2023. will tackle a brand new position within the expertise of our future.
“I want to thank Julien Moncet, who took on the position of deputy final season with dedication,” President Kim continued. “Underneath his management, we gained 5 video games and constructed robust momentum within the second half of the yr.
Hyundai Motor Firm Vice President and Head of N Model Administration and Motorsport Until Wartenberg mentioned of the appointment: “Our purpose has at all times been for motorsport to turn out to be a halo for all the Hyundai model. To realize our profitable targets, we should consistently be on the high of our recreation, bringing collectively the right combination of individuals and expertise. We’re delighted to have somebody of Kirill’s caliber be part of Hyundai Motorsport.
“I’m delighted to be becoming a member of Hyundai Motorsport as a workforce principal,” added Cyril Abiteboul. “In motorsport, as of their different actions, the Hyundai model rigorously builds management. I welcome the chance to be part of it, to guide the WRC and Buyer Racing applications the place the workforce has already confirmed to be a powerful competitor. I look ahead to immersing myself within the rally group and studying extra about this thrilling sport. Hyundai has given me their full help to make the transition into this position easy. I can not wait to get began.”