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Hyundai and its New N Lineup Support the 2018 Red Bull Crashed Ice Races

MARKHAM, ON, March 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Hyundai and its new Veloster N model will be in Edmonton on March 9-10, 2018 for the last stop of the Red Bull Crashed Ice races, which will see a new male and female World Champion crowned. In this global sporting competition, in association with Hyundai and its high-performance N brand, the world's best athletes will skate down a massive ice track filled with drops, hairpin turns, and gaps at speeds of up to 80 km/h in the hopes of taking home the title of World Champion.

"Hyundai is thrilled to support this year's Red Bull Crashed Ice races and the world's top skaters," said Lawrence Hamilton, Director of Marketing, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. "Our new N models have been tested for incredible speed, performance and agility both on and off the tracks, and we couldn't be more excited to showcase some of them to visitors at the races."

A new Veloster N and the Kona sub-compact crossover SUV will be on display at the race, while Hyundai video content will be shown on the big screen. In addition, the obstacle-filled ice track will also include a Hyundai N-branded section that will test each skater's agility.

The Red Bull Crashed Ice races began on January 19, 2018 in St Paul, Minn. before making their way to Jyväskylä, Finland, Marseille, France, and finally Edmonton. Hyundai Motor's association with the races illustrate the company's continued dedication to making an emotional connection through sport and culture and communicating with fans and communities around the globe.

About Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham, Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 210 dealerships nationwide. Hyundai is also the first to offer its zero-emissions Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle to Canadian customers. More information about Hyundai and its vehicles can be found at

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