INTERNATIONAL: Hyundai Podiums at Home Weekend

Published: Thursday May 5 2022
Hyundai concluded its home event, the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway, with a third-place finish in the Laguna Seca 120 for the No. 19 Hyundai Veloster N TCR driven by Rory van der Steur and Tyler Gonzalez

Hyundai’s fleet of five Elantra N and three Veloster N TCR cars competed in round three of the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge and took three of the top five finishing spots. The Bryan Herta Autosport No. 98 Hyundai Elantra N TCR car driven by Harry Gottsacker and Parker Chase led away from pole, but the team’s fortunes shifted due to a mid-race caution and contact from a trailing competitor.

Top Finishing Hyundai: Third place for the No. 19 Hyundai Veloster N TCR driven by Rory van der Steur and Tyler Gonzalez.Top Qualifying Hyundai: First place for the No. 98 Hyundai Elantra N TCR driven by Harry Gottsacker and Parker Chase.

Hyundai Finishing Results

Position

Drivers

Team

Car

3

R. van
der Steur / T. Gonzalez

Van der
Steur Racing

#19
Veloster N TCR

4

H.
Gottsacker / P. Chase

Bryan
Herta Autosport

#98
Elantra N TCR

5

M. Lewis / T. Hagler

Bryan Herta Autosport

#1 Elantra N TCR

6

M. Johnson / S.
Simpson

Bryan Herta Autosport

#54 Elantra N TCR

7

T. Maxson / M. Filippi

Bryan Herta Autosport

#77 Veloster N TCR

9

R. Wickens / M.
Wilkins

Bryan Herta Autosport

#33 Elantra N TCR

10

R. Norman / A. Muss

Bryan Herta Autosport

#2 Elantra N TCR

11

C. Bacon / K. Raineri

CB Motorsports

#18 Veloster N TCR

Rory van der Steur and Tyler Gonzalez celebrate their podium finish in the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., April 30, 2022. (Photo/Bryan Herta Autosport/LAT)

Hyundai Championship Standings

Position

Drivers

Team

Car

Total Points

1

M. Lewis / T. Hagler

Bryan Herta Autosport

#1 Elantra N TCR

900

3

R. van der Steur / T.
Gonzalez

Van der Steur Racing

#19 Veloster N TCR

810

6

M. Johnson / S.
Simpson

Bryan Herta Autosport

#54 Elantra N TCR

720

7

H. Gottsacker / P.
Chase

Bryan Herta Autosport

#98 Elantra N TCR

710

8

R. Wickens / M.
Wilkins

Bryan Herta Autosport

#33 Elantra N TCR

700

11

T. Maxson / M. Filippi

Bryan Herta Autosport

#77 Veloster N TCR

620

12

R. Norman / A. Muss

Bryan Herta Autosport

#2 Elantra N TCR

590

15

C. Bacon / K. Raineri

CB Motorsports

#18 Veloster N TCR

190

IMSA TCR Manufacturer Standings

Position

Manufacturer

Total Points

1

Alfa Romeo

980

2

Hyundai

940

4

Audi

920

3

Honda

910