Hyundai at fault for Neuville’s lack of fuel in Por­tu­gal

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Hyundai was left red-faced when Thierry Neuville’s i20 WRC ran out of fuel and was re­tired on the sec­ond day of last week’s Rally of Por­tu­gal.

The i20 ground to a halt mid-way through SS11.

A team spokesman said: “We made a mis­cal­cu­la­tion, that’s all we can say – there wasn’t enough fuel in the car. The team tells the co-driver how much fuel to ask for at the re­fuel and Ni­co­las [Gil­soul] was told the wrong fig­ure, not enough fuel went in the car and it

Mis­cal­cu­la­tion from the Hyundai out­fit meant Neuville was down the or­der

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