Dani Sordo

Dani Sordo

1983-05-02 (age 38)


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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 on Rally Portugal, with Dani Sordo leading the charge in the Korean manufacturer's third entry.

Hyundai retains Sordo and Breen for its third car in 2021 WRC season

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

WRC Rally Monza: Sordo holds slender lead over Lappi, Neuville drops out

Dani Sordo holds the overnight lead after the first full day of Rally Monza, with both Sebastien Ogier and Elfyn Evans in title contention in the World Rally Championship decider

Hyundai boss Adamo explains Sordo's Rally Monza selection over Breen

Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo suggested Dani Sordo is better equipped to help the team retain its World Rally Championship manufacturers' crown after choosing him over Craig Breen for Rally Monza

Sordo keeps Rally Italy win despite post-event WRC scrutiny failure

Dani Sordo will hold on to his Rally Italy win despite his Hyundai failing post-event scrutiny checks

WRC Rally Italy: Sordo holds off Neuville, Ogier for victory

Hyundai's Dani Sordo claimed his third World Rally Championship victory and his second in a row on Rally Italy, finishing just 5.1 seconds ahead of team-mate Thierry Neuville

WRC Rally Italy: Sordo retains Sardinia lead over Ogier

Dani Sordo has maintained his lead over Sebastien Ogier on a dramatic second day of Rally Italy, with World Rally Championship standings leader Elfyn Evans up to fourth place

WRC Rally Italy: Hyundai's Sordo holds Sardinia lead on opening day

Hyundai 'super-sub' Dani Sordo holds the overnight lead after Day 1 of the World Rally Championship's Rally Italy, as standings leader Elfyn Evans ended the day fifth

Sordo returns to Hyundai WRC roster for Rally Italy in third entry

Dani Sordo will make his second World Rally Championship appearance of 2020 with Hyundai on next month's Rally Italy after scoring his second career victory on the event last year

WRC Spain: Sordo leads first morning, Ogier's title hopes on brink

Dani Sordo leads Thierry Neuville in a Hyundai 1-2 on the first morning of Rally Spain, as defending World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier's 2019 title hopes took a battering

Sordo commits to Hyundai WRC drive in 2020 after Toyota interest

Dani Sordo will remain a Hyundai driver next season, sharing an i20 Coupe WRC for seven of next year's 14 rounds of the World Rally Championship

Craig Breen's WRC return relies on strong Dani Sordo Hyundai form

Craig Breen's chances of driving a Hyundai World Rally Championship car on the season-closing Rally Australia rest on a good performance from his rival team-mate Dani Sordo on Rally Spain

Dani Sordo expected to stay at Hyundai amid Toyota WRC rumours

Dani Sordo is expected to remain with Hyundai in the World Rally Championship for a seventh season in 2020, despite speculation about a move to Toyota

Makinen plays down WRC rumours Hyundai's Sordo could move to Toyota

Toyota World Rally Championship team boss Tommi Makinen has played down talks that he could attempt to lure Dani Sordo to his squad for 2020

Sordo will "rent a car" for Spain WRC if Hyundai doesn't select him

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo has suggested he will rent a car for Rally Spain if he is not picked by the works team for his home event

Italy winner Sordo unsure when he'll be back in Hyundai WRC car

Rally Italy winner Dani Sordo says he remains in the dark about when he will next contest a World Rally Championship round with Hyundai

WRC Rally Italy: Dani Sordo handed shock win as Ott Tanak falters

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo sensationally won Rally Italy, as Toyota's Ott Tanak appeared to lose his power steering on the final stage of the rally

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday

WRC Rally Italy: Ott Tanak battles past Dani Sordo into lead

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak surged past Hyundai's Dani Sordo on Saturday morning as the pair's Rally Italy lead battle intensified

Rally Italy: Sordo inherits lead after nominal times decision

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo has inherited the lead of Rally Italy after a number of drivers were given notional times

Ott Tanak leads WRC Rally Portugal Toyota 1-2-3 after Sordo drama

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak leads team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke after the opening morning of Rally Portugal, as drama befell early leader Dani Sordo

Hyundai WRC boss angry at Rally Mexico reliability after Sordo DNF

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

WRC 2019: Sordo's part-time Hyundai deal to be announced this week

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

WRC Rally Spain: Latvala's Toyota leads Ogier as Sordo drops back

Jari-Matti Latvala became the fourth different leader on Rally Spain after the Saturday stages, as the Toyota driver chases his first World Rally Championship victory in 20 months

WRC Rally Spain: Puncture for Tanak's Toyota hands Sordo the lead

Rally Spain 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

WRC driver Sordo takes a podium on Rally Zlin in ERC one-off outing

World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo took a podium finish from his one-off European Rally Championship outing in Hyundai's R5 car on Rally Zlin

WRC Rally Germany: Tanak leads, Sordo and Latvala both out

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

WRC Rally of Portugal: Dani Sordo leads ahead of Kris Meeke

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

Rally Mexico: Dani Sordo leads, Sebastien Loeb third

Hyundai's Dani Sordo stormed into the Rally Mexico lead on Friday morning, while Sebastien Loeb established himself in third place on his World Rally Championship return

Sordo out as Hyundai drops to three cars for WRC Rally Australia

Dani Sordo will miss the final round of the 2017 World Rally Championship after Hyundai confirmed a three-car team for next month's Rally Australia

WRC Catalunya: Hyundai's Dani Sordo loses lead to Sebastien Ogier

Sebastien Ogier heads into the final day of Rally Catalunya with a slender lead over Dani Sordo following a charge on Saturday's afternoon loop

WRC Catalunya: Dani Sordo's lead tumbles as Sebastien Ogier charges

Hyundai's Dani Sordo retained his Rally Catalunya lead on Saturday morning, but Volkswagen's triple World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier moved to within striking distance of the Spaniard

Rally of Spain: Dani Sordo takes lead from Sebastien Ogier

Hyundai's Dani Sordo stole the Rally of Spain lead from World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier on Friday afternoon with two quickest stage times

Hyundai retains Neuville alongside Paddon and Sordo for 2017 WRC

Hyundai's World Rally Championship driver line-up will remain unchanged for 2017, with Thierry Neuville having re-signed for the Korean squad

Hyundai keeps Dani Sordo for 2017 and '18 World Rally Championships

Hyundai has confirmed Dani Sordo will remain with the team for the next two World Rally Championship seasons

Sordo ruled out of Rally Finland after test crash, Abbring steps in

Dani Sordo's pre-Rally Finland crash has ruled him out of the next round of the World Rally Championship

Hyundai WRC driver Dani Sordo could miss Finland after test crash

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo has fractured a vertebrae in a crash during his pre-Rally Finland test

WRC Rally Mexico: Penalty costs Dani Sordo and Hyundai podium

Dani Sordo has lost his Rally Mexico podium after World Rally Championship stewards ruled Hyundai had exceeded its tyre limit for the event

Hyundai denies WRC team status controversy over Sordo nomination

Hyundai World Rally Championship team principal Michel Nandan has warned against creating a team status controversy over the decision to put forward Dani Sordo as its 'nominated driver' for 2016

Dani Sordo gets expanded Hyundai WRC deal for 2015 and 2016

Hyundai has re-signed Dani Sordo for an expanded World Rally Championship programme in 2015 and '16

Rally Argentina: Hyundai's Dani Sordo leads shakedown

Hyundai driver Dani Sordo clinched fastest time on the Rally Argentina shakedown stage

Sordo hopes Portugal form gets him Hyundai WRC drive for Argentina

Dani Sordo is hoping his strong Rally of Portugal showing will earn him a place in Hyundai's line-up for the next World Rally Championship round in Argentina

Dani Sordo optimistic after first taste of Hyundai's i20 WRC car

Dani Sordo was impressed with Hyundai's new i20 World Rally Car after driving it for the first time in France on Wednesday

Hyundai launches 2014 WRC effort and signs Sordo and Atkinson

Hyundai has confirmed at the launch of its 2014 World Rally Championship contender that Dani Sordo and Chris Atkinson will form part of its attack

WRC Spain: Jari-Matti Latvala holds small lead over Dani Sordo

Jari-Matti Latvala led Dani Sordo by just 1.6 seconds at the end of a second day of the Rally of Spain that remained remarkably free of tactical driving

WRC Spain: Sordo, Latvala share lead after Ogier drama

Dani Sordo and Jari-Matti Latvala share the lead of the Rally of Spain after a dramatic second morning as overnight pacesetter Sebastien Ogier lost a minute with a puncture

Dani Sordo gets Citroen nod for Rally of France after Germany win

Dani Sordo's Rally Germany win has secured his place in a Citroen DS3 WRC for next month's Rally of France

Citroen warns Dani Sordo future not secured by Rally Germany win

Citroen World Rally team boss Yves Matton warned that victory in Germany might not be enough to secure Dani Sordo's future

Germany WRC: Dani Sordo beats Thierry Neuville to first victory

Dani Sordo claimed his first World Rally Championship victory after an epic battle with Thierry Neuville in Germany

Germany WRC: Dani Sordo leads as support rally fatality curtails day

Dani Sordo goes into the final day of Rally Germany with a slender lead over Thierry Neuville, after a fatal accident in a support event brought Saturday to an early end

Meeke replaces Sordo at Citroen for Rally Australia

Kris Meeke will replace Dani Sordo in the Citroen World Rally Championship team for next month's Rally Australia

Loeb surprised by form of struggling Hirvonen, Sordo

World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has admitted he has been surprised by the troubles of his Citroen team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Dani Sordo this season

Dani Sordo sure he will be a contender for WRC victory in Argentina

Dani Sordo has no doubt that he will be a victory contender from the outset when the World Rally Championship resumes in Argentina next month, following his breakthrough Portugal performance

WRC Portugal: Sebastien Ogier edges away from Dani Sordo

Sebastien Ogier extended his lead over Dani Sordo to 4.4 seconds after finishing second-fastest on the superspecial that closed Friday's Rally Portugal running

WRC Portugal: Ogier leads from Sordo after Ostberg exit

Sebastien Ogier benefited from Mads Ostberg's crash and then held off a charging Dani Sordo to lead Rally Portugal after SS4

WRC Portugal: Dani Sordo picks final start spot despite rain chance

Citroen driver Dani Sordo has elected to run at the back of the pack through Friday's opening day of Rally of Portugal, despite the potential for rain on the Algarve

WRC Portugal: Dani Sordo fastest in qualifying

Dani Sordo set the fastest time on the qualifying stage for the Rally of Portugal, with World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier in second place

Citroen boss says he has full faith in Sordo, Hirvonen

Citroen team boss Yves Matton insists he does not fear a future without Sebastien Loeb and has total faith in Mikko Hirvonen and Dani Sordo

Dani Sordo says he is hungrier than ever ahead of Citroen return

Dani Sordo says his time away from a full-time drive in the World Rally Championship has made him more focused than ever when he returns to the series with Citroen next season

Ostberg focused on Prodrive or M-Sport after Citroen picks Sordo

Rally of Portugal winner Mads Ostberg will now make a straight choice between Prodrive Mini and M-Sport Ford for his 2013 World Rally Championship deal, after Citroen confirmed Dani Sordo as its second driver