How beer saved Hyundai's first podium

How beer saved Hyundai's first podium

Thierry Neuville secured Hyundai's maiden podium in Rally Mexico, but it was not without drama - and the help of a litre of beer, as DAVID EVANS explains

Let's face it, it wouldn't be the first time an argument had got out of hand over a bottle of beer...

But surely this most astonishing of World Rally Championship stories wouldn't be spoiled at the last, would it? Thankfully not. Hyundai got its maiden podium finish in the WRC and Thierry Neuville got to mix champagne with the last drop of Corona his i20 WRC hadn't swallowed on the way home.

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