Many people consider rally drivers to be the best and bravest of all four-wheel pilots. However, what many people don’t realise is the work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure driver can belt down a stage at maximum attack. In this video the Hyundai rally team attacks the Nürburgring Nordschleife as though they are preparing for a WRC event.

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Hyundai has been competing at the top levels of rallying for several years now. The Korean automaker took the bold decision to show its credentials against the more established motorsport marques. The gamble resulted in back-to-back manufacturer titles in 2019 and 2020. Not to mention countless victories and podium finishes along the way. One of the main drivers (pun intended) of this success has been Thierry Neuville. In this exercise the Belgian and his co-driver countryman Martijn Wydaeghe set out to ‘map’ the most famous racetrack in the world

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The pair went to work, as they would before any major event, making careful notes that would allow Neuville to attack the track. You can watch the entire process unfold in the video below.