Dani Sordo

Dani Sordo

1983-05-02 (age 39)


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WRC Japan: Sordo fire red flags opening Friday stage

World Rally Championship officials have been forced to red flag the opening Friday stage of Rally Japan after Dani Sordo’s Hyundai burst into flames.

Sordo doesn't yet know plans for WRC in 2023

Dani Sordo says he doesn't yet know his plans regarding his future in the World Rally Championship next year, but has ruled out the prospect of competing a full 2023 season.

Sordo predicts Acropolis Rally WRC return with Hyundai

Dani Sordo has revealed the Acropolis Rally in September will most likely mark his return to the World Rally Championship at the wheel of Hyundai’s third entry.

Hyundai sheds more light on Sordo/Solberg WRC 2022 schedule

Hyundai has further outlined plans for its third World Rally Championship entry shared by Dani Sordo and Oliver Solberg.

Sordo gets new Hyundai WRC chassis for Portugal after Croatia fire

Dani Sordo will pilot a brand new Hyundai at Rally Portugal due to the damage sustained to the team’s third World Rally Championship car in Croatia last month.

Sordo to make first 2022 WRC outing in Portugal for Hyundai

Hyundai Motorsport has announced that Dani Sordo will contest Rally Portugal next month, for what will be his first outing of the World Rally Championship season.

Solberg and Sordo to share third WRC Hyundai in 2022

Hyundai has confirmed Oliver Solberg and Dani Sordo will share its third car for the 2022 World Rally Championship.

Sordo teases 2022 plans with WRC future yet to be resolved
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Sordo teases 2022 plans with WRC future yet to be resolved

Out of contract Hyundai WRC driver Dani Sordo says people won’t be surprised by his plans for 2022 as the Spaniard's World Rally Championship future remains up in the air.

Sordo welcomes third WRC co-driver of 2021 after latest split Rally Estonia
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Sordo welcomes third WRC co-driver of 2021 after latest split

Dani Sordo has elected to switch his co-driver for the second time in a matter of months for the remaining rounds of the World Rally Championship season.

Portugal WRC: Sordo leads Hyundai 1-2-3 after morning loop Rally Portugal
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Portugal WRC: Sordo leads Hyundai 1-2-3 after morning loop

Hyundai holds a 1-2-3 after the opening three stages of Rally Portugal, with Dani Sordo leading the charge in the Korean manufacturer's third entry.

Sordo, Breen to share third Hyundai WRC entry in 2021

World Rally Championship veterans Dani Sordo and Craig Breen have been retained by Hyundai for 2021, and will share the team's third car alongside Ott Tanak and Thierry Neuville.

Sordo keeps Hyundai WRC seat for Rally Monza

Dani Sordo will keep his seat in Hyundai's third entry for next month's WRC season-closing Rally Monza.

Ogier: Monza WRC addition is “great news” for rally fans

Six-time champion Sebastien Ogier believes the decision to extend this year’s FIA World Rally Championship season with the late addition of December’s Rally Monza is “great news” for teams and fans of the competition.

Sordo keeps win as Hyundai fined for technical breach Rally Italy
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Sordo keeps win as Hyundai fined for technical breach

Hyundai WRC driver Dani Sordo was allowed to keep his Rally Italia Sardinia win despite his car failing post-event scrutineering.

Italy WRC: Sordo stays on top, Ogier jumps to second Rally Italy
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Italy WRC: Sordo stays on top, Ogier jumps to second

Dani Sordo maintained his lead on a dramatic second day of Rally Italia Sardegna, the sixth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, ahead of title protagonists Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville.

Sordo rejoins Hyundai WRC line-up for Italy

Dani Sordo will make his second start of the 2020 WRC season for Hyundai in next month's Rally Italy.

Pedrosa would now consider wildcard MotoGP return

Dani Pedrosa says he would now consider a return to MotoGP as a wildcard entrant, should KTM require him to test the RC16 in race conditions.

Sordo gets first 2020 WRC outing in Mexico

Dani Sordo will make first outing of the 2020 WRC season next month in Rally Mexico, having sat out the opening two rounds of the campaign.

Hyundai launches 2020 WRC challenger

Hyundai has revealed the 2020-spec i20 Coupe WRC with which Ott Tanak will attempt to defend his 2019 title.

Catalunya WRC: Neuville stretches lead, Tanak into third

Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville heads the Rally of Spain by 21.5 seconds, but WRC points leader Ott Tanak has surged into the top three in place of Sebastien Loeb.

Catalunya WRC: Sordo leads Neuville, drama for Ogier

Dani Sordo leads Thierry Neuville in a Hyundai one-two in Rally Catalunya as defending WRC champion Sebastien Ogier’s title hopes took a battering.

Sordo gets seven-round Hyundai WRC deal for 2020

The Hyundai World Rally Championship team has extended Dani Sordo's deal into the 2020 season as expected.

Sordo set to remain with Hyundai in 2020

Dani Sordo is expected to remain with Hyundai for a seventh WRC season in 2020, despite reported advances for his services from Toyota.

Hyundai "wasted a good opportunity" in Germany

The Hyundai WRC team has to stop relying on its rivals to falter, says team boss Andrea Adamo as he hits out at a "wasted" Rally Germany opportunity.

Germany WRC: Tanak leads Sordo after first stage

WRC points leader Ott Tanak beat his title rivals on the first stage of Rally Germany to take an early lead ahead of Dani Sordo.

Sordo rejoins Hyundai WRC team for Germany

Dani Sordo will return to WRC action with Hyundai for this month's Rally Germany, the Korean marque has announced, with Sebastien Loeb sitting out the event.

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Why Tanak's 'head or heart' call will shape WRC 2020

The man at the heart of the World Rally Championship driver market seemed to be closing in on a decision for 2020, but did the events of Rally Italy present niggling doubts?

Sordo unsure of next WRC event with Hyundai

Rally Italy winner Dani Sordo says he remains in the dark about when his next WRC round with the Hyundai team will be.

Italy WRC: Sordo takes shock victory after late Tanak drama

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo sensationally won Rally Italy, as Toyota’s Ott Tanak lost his power steering on the final stage of the rally.

Italy WRC: Sordo quickest on Friday afternoon, Latvala crashes

Hyundai’s Dani Sordo is expected to inherit the lead of the World Rally Championship's Rally Italy round when nominal times from a stage cancellation are finalised.

Outspoken Ogier slams Hyundai boss for alleged “mean tactics”

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier has accused Hyundai team principal Andrea Adamo of taking a tactical approach to the sport too far at Rally of Portugal.

Hyundai facing WRC line-up headache for Finland

The Hyundai World Rally Championship team faces a driver shortage for Rally Finland, with Dani Sordo and Sebastien Loeb reluctant to contest the event and concerns remaining over Andreas Mikkelsen's form.

Hyundai can't afford poor WRC reliability, says team boss

Hyundai team principal Andrea Adamo says Dani Sordo’s retirement from the fight for the lead of Rally Mexico is unacceptable.

Sordo set to stay in WRC with Hyundai in 2019

Dani Sordo will be confirmed as a Hyundai driver for another part-programme in next year’s World Rally Championship this week.

Catalunya WRC: Tanak drama gifts Sordo narrow lead

Rally Catalunya turned on its head during the Saturday morning stages, as a puncture for World Rally Championship title hopeful Ott Tanak gifted the lead to Hyundai’s Dani Sordo.

Catalunya WRC: Tanak stretches lead as Ogier, Neuville struggle

Toyota’s Ott Tanak continued to be the dominant force on Rally Catalyuna during the Friday afternoon stages, as he chases his fourth World Rally Championship victory in five events.

Germany WRC: Sordo, Latvala dramas promote Neuville to second

Ott Tanak continues to lead Rally Germany, but Thierry Neuville's World Rally Championship title bid has been boosted by Dani Sordo and Jari-Matti Latvala both hitting trouble early on Sunday.

Germany WRC: Tanak takes 44-second lead into final day

Toyota driver Ott Tanak takes a 44-second lead over the battling Dani Sordo and Jari-Matti Latvala into Rally Germany's final day, while Sebastien Ogier is flying on a comeback drive.

Portugal WRC: Sordo leads, drama for Toyota

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo leads Rally Portugal after the Friday morning loop, as Toyota hit trouble on the first day of the event.

Sordo quashes talk of imminent rallycross switch

Hyundai’s World Rally Championship star Dani Sordo has scotched speculation that he is on the verge of a switch to the World Rallycross Championship.

Mexico WRC: Loeb cuts Sordo's lead on afternoon loop

Hyundai's Dani Sordo saw his Rally Mexico lead reduced to just under eight seconds as WRC returnee Sebastien Loeb claimed two stage wins in a dramatic afternoon loop.

Mexico WRC: Sordo takes early lead, Loeb third

Hyundai's Dani Sordo leads after the first three stages of Rally Mexico's Friday leg, with returning nine-time WRC champion Sebastien Loeb sat in third.

Paddon and Sordo to split opening 2018 WRC rounds

Hayden Paddon and Dani Sordo are set to split the opening two rounds of the 2018 World Rally Championship to kick off a shared programme in Hyundai's third entry.

Four-car challenge for Hyundai Motorsport at Wales Rally GB

Hyundai Motorsport will contest the penultimate round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB, with four cars

Sordo benched by Hyundai for Australia WRC finale

Dani Sordo will miss the final round of this year's WRC season after Hyundai confirmed a three-car team for next month’s Rally Australia.

Hyundai to run four cars in Wales Rally GB

Hyundai will look to keep its hopes of a World Rally Championship title alive with a four-car entry for the Wales Rally GB.

Hyundai Motorsport seeks return to form in Rally de España

Following two disappointing rallies, Hyundai Motorsport aims to bounce back in style at the season’s only mixed surface event, Rally de España

High-speed thrills continue as Hyundai Motorsport targets first Finnish podium

Fresh from its 1-2 result in Poland, Hyundai Motorsport heads to the fast and furious stages of Rally Finland looking for its first podium in the world famous event

Hyundai Motorsport in prime position for Polish podium

With podiums from the past four gravel events, Hyundai Motorsport hopes it can extend its run at Rally Poland, the eighth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC)

Italy WRC: Neuville leads Tanak after Thursday stage

Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville topped his fellow WRC contenders in Rally Italy’s opening superspecial stage on Thursday evening.

Hyundai Motorsport seeks second straight Sardinian success

Following a double podium in Portugal, Hyundai Motorsport is looking to continue its good form at Rally Italia Sardegna, the seventh round of the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC)

Portugal WRC: Tanak on top after wild opening day

Ott Tanak takes a 4.6-second lead into day two of the Rally of Portugal after a wild second half of the opening leg.

Portugal WRC: Three victory contenders hit trouble, Tanak leads

The ultra-close Rally of Portugal lead battle was blown apart on the final full-length stage of Friday when key protagonists Jari-Matti Latvala, Kris Meeke and Hayden Paddon had their victory bids jeopardised.

Hyundai Motorsport prepares for podium push in Portugal

After consecutive victories at Tour de Corse and Rally Argentina, Hyundai Motorsport is searching for more success in Portugal, the sixth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship

Argentina WRC: Ogier tops opening stage in Cordoba

Sebastien Ogier claimed the early Rally Argentina lead by topping the opening Cordoba superspecial on Thursday evening.

Hyundai says Mexico engine woes "never seen before"

Hyundai says it has never previously encountered the engine problem that struck all three of its cars at last week’s Rally Mexico, costing it any chance of victory.

Hyundai Motorsport sets sights high for Rally Mexico

Hyundai Motorsport is searching for its first podium finish of the season at Rally Mexico, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship

Hyundai has best line-up for 2017 WRC, claims team boss

Hyundai WRC team principal Michel Nandan says his team will have the strongest driver line-up in the series next year, regardless of where Sebastien Ogier ends up.

Hyundai unveils its 2017 WRC challenger

Hyundai has become the first team to reveal the 2017-spec car it will contest the upcoming WRC season with, the i20 Coupe.

Podium target for Hyundai Motorsport in Wales Rally GB

Hyundai Motorsport will be looking to score its first Wales Rally GB podium in next weekend’s penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship