/Hyundai Genesis Coupe in 2012 Formula Drift Series

Hyundai Genesis Coupe in 2012 Formula Drift Series

Genesis RMR drift at Hyundai Genesis Coupe in 2012 Formula Drift Series

The  2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is gearing up for its first motorsport activity in the new year, as the company teas up once again with  Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) to compete in the 2012 Formula Drift series. The pair will also work together for 2012 Global RallyCross Championship Series, where Rhys Millen will be driving a Hyundai Veloster rally car.

The Genesis Coupe is drift car is based on the refreshed 2013 model which features a whole new front-end design. It is extensively tuned by RMR team for the job, packing more than 600 horsepower. He will be relying, however, on the Geni Coupe’s rear-drive chassis to make the best of that power and produce some spectacular sideways action for the fans.

Millen will be the exclusive driver for the entire Formula Drift season, challenging the field with strong potential for the 2012 championship. The RMR Hyundai Genesis Coupe will make its competitive debut at the first event of the 2012 Formula Drift series, April 6th and 7th in Long Beach, California.

“I’m pleased to have Hyundai’s ongoing support for the 2012 season,” Millen said. “This begins the fourth year of our racing relationship with Hyundai, and we want to continue to build upon our success in both developing and racing Hyundai’s race-proven products.”


April 6-7: Streets of Long Beach, California

May 11-12: Road Atlanta, Georgia

June 1-2: Palm Beach International Raceway, Florida

June 22-23: Wall Speedway, New Jersey

July 20-21: Evergreen Speedway, Washington

August 24-25: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada

October 12-13: Irwindale Speedway, California

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