is The calendar of the world rally championship (WRC) in 2020 caused by the Coronavirus SARS-COV-2-induced COVID-19-pandemic, another bloodletting. According to information from 'Motorsport-Total.com' the planned Overseas rallies in new Zealand and Japan shortly before the cancellation.
in addition to the existing travel restrictions, economic Considerations play a role. In the Midst of the current crisis, the WRC Teams shy away from expensive trips to new Zealand, and Japen. With a Europe-focussed Rest of the calendar, the season should have been in the past three rallies hazards, costs to be brought effectively to an end.
The rally new Zealand, which from the 3. to 6. September, it is planned, should be held for the first Time since 2012 in the framework of the WRC. The rally Japan was provided at the end of November as the season finale.
However, this is not yet set in stone, and a transfer of the Finnish championship race in the autumn in the area of the possible. In this case, the season would go at the earliest the end of September in Turkey.
FIA rally Director Yves Matton had recently declared that seven-season runs would be sufficient for the award of a world Cup title. Since the WRC has carried out before the onset of the pandemic, three rallies, would be enough for four more runs.
This article by Markus Lüttgens, Co-authors: Rachit Thukral, Giacomo Rauli
*The post "WRC-runs in new Zealand and Japan prior to the cancellation," was written and published by Motorsport-Total.com. Contact with the executives here.Motorsport-Total.com Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 09:27