Sheikh Mohammed Yousuf Naghi visited the “Snickers Hyundai Team” stand at the Jeddah Motor Show and commended the team for their excellent achievements in 2010, their first season in car racing.
The rookie team won the Saudi Autocross Championship 2010 in July and also finished in the finals of the “Red Bull Car Park Drift” Middle East Championship held in Beirut, Lebanon.
Their winning car, a V6, 3.8 liter Hyundai Genesis coupe 2010 with 305 hp power packed under its hood, was showcased at the stand, drawing the attention of visitors for its exceptional performance and style.
The rear-drive sports coupe, Hyundai’s first, will be retained for the new 2011 season. Team manager Mohammed Al- Sofiani said they will participate in local and international races and capitalize on their debut-year experience.
Al- Sofiani expressed the team’s sincere thanks and appreciation to Sheikh Mohammed Yousuf Naghi for his support. Thanking also the Saudi Automobile Federation for supporting local motorsport, Al- Sofiani said the team is confident of achieving some outstanding performances in the coming season.