FIA confirms 2021 WRC calendar with new additions

by | Nov 16, 2020 | WRC

That is the custom that must start Rally with Rallye Monte Carlo in late-January.

The governing body marked off on a 12-round schedule during a virtual World Motor Sport Council conference on Friday.

Sweden will then host the second round before the WRC makes its very first visit to Croatia on April 25.

The Safari Rally in Kenya has also included after and let fallen from the ’20 schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic and, it will be the first time WRC has gone to Kenya for 19 years.

Meanwhile, the position on the calendar maintained it’s by Estonia.

“The inclusion of Croatia to the WRC for the first time is an exciting new challenge to our fixture list and brings huge anticipation,”

commented WRC Promoter and director Jona Siebel. Even good, so produced the x the organizers to prepare the rally position on the calendar. Estonia’s championship debut a few weeks back proved a tremendous success. ”

With rounds canceled or postponed from this year’s calendar experienced a primary re-working due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Normality will return to next year’s schedule but, it’s hoped a sense.

However, the FIA has lined up several “contingency events” should fixed rounds needed to cancel.

Turkey, Latvia, Belgium, Argentina, the Acropolis in Greece, and Monza in Italy will all be on standby should they

International sporting hit by Covid-19 has extreme events,” added Siebel.

World Rally Championship calendar, we had to take.

FIA pathetic revocation of several events throughout 2020.

Businesslike and strategic conclusions on the enduring impact on global travel next year.

Rally Championship calendar for the 2021 season confirmed by the FIA and, new-look World, with the obtainment of Croatia and the postponed rescue of the Safari Rally.

During a virtual World Motor Sport Council meeting on Friday, then tradition will begin with Rallye Monte Carlo in late-January.

Sweden will then host the second round before the WRC makes its very first visit to Croatia on April 25.

The first time WRC it will be go-to Kenya for 19 years. Meanwhile, Estonia will maintain its standing on the calendar.

The World Motor Sport Council has announced a 12-round calendar for 2021, which includes a new event in Croatia and the delayed return of the Safari Rally and Rally Japan.

The schedule offers nine European rounds and, three events outside of Europe with a September slot for Chile confirm some action in the Americas after Argentina and México lost out.

As expected

The series starts with Monte Carlo and Sweden from the northland, before moving to Croatia for the first time. More familiar rallies in Portugal and Sardinia follow.

A late June date for Kenya will mark Africa’s first WRC event since 2002, while the Estonian organizers are rewarded for a well-built event this season with a date two weeks ahead of Rally Finland next summer.

With Spain, Chile, and Japan rounding release the calendar and, A UK round for documented for later in August.

WRC Promoter managing director Jona Siebel explained the 2021 schedule had drawn with the current and ongoing corona virus issues in mind.

“So, in developing the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship calendar, we had to take pragmatic and strategic decisions on the continuing impact on global travel next year.

We could not foresee any long-haul events being held safely for the public, or our large group of traveling staff, suppliers, competitors, and media, for the first five months of 2021.

Background team but, we can anticipate being in place next year while championship COVID-19 controls.

Our event organizers must conclude with faithfulness and endure such challenging rounds, delivering high-quality.

12 rallies chosen for next year will not let us down.

Croatia, Estonia, and the UK round are all listed with asterisks alongside.For a Belfast-based Rally Northern Ireland, The British round will not run in Wales, but it hoped that the agreement could found.

In addition to those 12 events named Turkey, Latvia, Belgium, Argentina, Greece, and the Monza Rally .

Which confirmed as the 2020 season finale. Earlier on Friday in Italy name, on the bench as events and they are ready to stand in should any of the 12 be lost to corona virus.

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