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7Hyundai pulls motorsports in US, parts ways with Rhys Millen Racing

Automakers don't necessarily undertake racing programs in proportion to their size. A company like Ferrari or McLaren, for example, may be small, but their racing programs are huge. The inverse could be said of a company like Hyundai, which has grown to rank among the largest automakers in the world, but has traditionally maintained a relatively short reach when it comes to racing. And now it's getting even smaller as the company is shutting down its entire motorsport program in the United State

10Hyundai and Rhys Millen reunite, will return to Pikes Peak with new RWD racer, Genesis Coupe

Last September, Hyundai confirmed that it was exiting all of its motorsports programs in North America. That left Rhys Millen Racing without a title sponsor for its Formula Drift and Global RallyCross Championship series challengers. It also looked to have meant the end of a partnership that last year resulted in a record-setting run at Pikes Peak when Rhys Millen established the new benchmark for a run up the Colorado mountain in a production-based race car.

10Rhys Millen puts his Hyundai RallyCross and WRC cars up for sale

Rhys Millen Racing has put a few interesting vehicles up for sale. Buyers can now get their hands on both of Millen's 2011 Hyundai Veloster Global RallyCross racers. Both cars competed in the 2011 and 2012 Global RallyCross championships as well as the X-Games. Expect to find a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a 45mm restrictor, and both cars come with a spate of spares to get you racing and keep you there. Both of those machines will be for sale staring January 1, 2013. No prici

29Hyundai pulls out of all motorsports in North America [UPDATE]

Following word from Rhys Millen Racing that its main sponsor, Hyundai, is withdrawing support from its Formula Drift and Global RallyCross Championship campaigns, the Korean automaker has confirmed to Autoblog that it is ceasing all motorsports support programs in North America.

38Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing show off Tau V8-powered RM500 Genesis Coupe

Ever since Hyundai debuted its Tau 5.0-liter V8, we wondered just how tough it would be to shoehorn the naturally aspirated monster under the hood of the Genesis Coupe. After much anticipation, the Korean automaker has teamed up with Rhys Millen Racing to bring us this, the RM500 – a 450-horsepower Genesis Coupe with a free-breathing, eight-cylinder heart.

26Rhys Millen's new 500-hp Hyundai Veloster rallycross machine drifts into Chicago [w/sound]

RMR Hyundai Veloster rally car – Click above for high-res image gallery

19Video: Rhys Millen releases Climb Attack Brazil teaser

Rhys Millen and his Time Attack Hyundai Genesis Coupe tear up Brazil – Click above to watch video after the jump

14SEMA 2010: Rhys Millen, Mummbles Marketing and DUB bow at the altar of Equus

Mummbles Hyundai Equus – Click above for high-res image gallery

27Hyundai teases Rhys Millen Racing's Equus for SEMA

Rhys Millen Racing Signature Edition Hyundai Equus – Click above to enlarge

16Rhys Millen piloting Hyundai WRC car in U.S. Rallycross

Hyundai and Rhys Millen are prepared to take on the U.S. Rallycross field thanks to a 500 horsepower Korean monster machine. Millen, a Pikes Peak class record holder, will run the car in rounds two and three of the Rallycross championship. The races will take place at New Jersey Motorsports Park on October 2-3 and November 6-7.

17Rhys Millen's Hyundai PM580 Pikes Peak challenger shown in final livery

RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above for high-res image gallery

29Video: Rhys Millen's Red Bull Hyundai Genesis PM580 sounds like a really angry Cuisinart

Rhys Millen's Red Bull Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above to watch the video after the jump

37Pikes Peak Prep: Autoblog joins Rhys Millen for Hyundai Genesis PM580 test session

RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 - Click above for high-res image gallery

12Video: Rhys Millen previews the PM580 Hyundai Pikes Peak challenger

Rhys Millen Racing PM580 frame – Click above to view the video after the jump

27First renderings of Rhys Millen's Hyundai-powered Pikes Peak challenger

RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above for high-res image gallery

14Rhys Millen gets first Formula Drift podium for Hyundai Genesis Coupe [w/video]

Rhys Millen drifting primer – click above to watch the video

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