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