Posted on: Apr 13, 2012
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Disney-Wrapped Hyundai Veloster is Kid-Friendly and RallyCross Approved

Disney has a new TV show and the Global RallyCross Championship has a new season. Enter the XD-wrapped Veloster from Hyundai.
Rhys Millen Racing is heading into the 2012 Global RallyCross Championship season with a specially-wrapped Hyundai Veloster. Disney has a new racing-themed TV series called Motorcity (the Cars franchise made bank, why not capitalize?) and the company feels the best way to promote the new endeavor is in the highly-commercialized racing series geared towards a younger demographic. The number 12 Hyundai Veloster will feature French driver Stephan Verdier as he attempts to build on last year's finish of 4th place in total points.

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He will face stiff competition in the form of such racing stars like Tanner Foust, Ken Block and Travis Pastrana. Want to divert your kid's attention to the TV for a half-hour so you can hit the garage and work on your truck? Here's Disney's promo: "Disney XD is set to premiere "Motorcity," a turbo-charged animated series set in a futuristic Detroit, controlled by an evil billionaire who bans personal freedoms including automobiles. Now it's up to The Burners, a group of rebels led by 17-year-old Mike Chilton, to customize their fleet of cool hot rods and set out to stop Kane from taking over their last oasis of freedom, a subterranean refuge dubbed Motorcity."
Seriously, anything that keeps kids from watching "16 and Pregnant" or "Jersey Shore" is a welcome sight by this point. Check out Rhys Millen Racing's #12 Hyundai Veloster in the 2012 Global RallyCross Championships and look out for Motorcity, which premieres Monday, April 30th.

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