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WRC | RADIO SILENCE CONTINUES ON RALLY GB’S WRC INCLUSION FRONT!

Following on from our previous thoughts back in December surrounding the concerns over Rally GB and the challenges that it faces, with regards to funding and the effects of COVID-19. We now find ourselves in January of 2021, approximately 8 months away from our allocated slot in the 2021 FIA World Rally Championships (which is 19th – 22nd Aug) and still there appears to be radio silence on the event from our governing body, Motorsport UK or any such organiser/promoter of the rally. In October 2019 Wales Rally GB (&…

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WRC | CONCERNS FOR BRITISH RALLY FANS AT PROSPECT OF NO DEAL WRC

It is perhaps time that we remove our favouritism bias hat for our home event and address the question that the majority of British Rally fans appear to have been avoiding and quite frankly bluntly refusing to even consider over the past couple of months. And that is: Is it time that the British Rally fans start to really entertain the possibilities that the top level of our much loved sport in that the FIA World Rally Championship may not visit its shores for the second consecutive year in 2021?…

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WRC | NO RALLY GB IN 2021?

The latest that we are hearing is that even Northern Ireland has been unable to gain the approval for Government funding for a potential round of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship in August. So it is increasing looking likely that there will be no British round full stop. It is possible that an alternative event, maybe Monza or even Ypres (on the assumption that the Belgium Government would allow spectators) are to be considered as replacements. There is also some uncertainty for the return of Kenya’s Safari Rally whom…

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WRC | RD12 – WALES RALLY GB 2019

Rally GB has a long-standing history which dates back to the 1930’s where competitors of the Royal Automobile Club would take part in a series of autotests and navigational challenges which formed part of a very different event to that of what we see today. In the 1960’s forest roads were introduced, this would transform the event into one of the toughest off-road automotive challenges which the world’s best drivers experience today. This year was the 75th running of the event which formed Round 12 of the 2019 FIA World…

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