WRX – World RX continues mettlesome growth with demonstrate of 2020 Calendar
In diverse evolutions of the 2019 calendar, Abu Dhabi moves from being the season-opener to the penultimate round. Areas for 2 of the 11 rounds will be printed over the upcoming weeks, pending FIA World Motor Sport Council closing ratification.
The used FIA European Rallycross Championship classes for Euro Supecar and Clear1600 will proceed to aid world championship rounds as will the RX2 Global series presented by Cooper Tires.
The 2020 season will also usher within the all-electric rallycross development series, codenamed Projekt E, which is able to characteristic at slightly a lot of the European rounds of the world championship.
The 2020 season begins with the World RX of Barcelona-Catalunya on April 18-19 and concludes with the used finale in Cape Town on November 14-15, a contract which now extends unless at the very least 2021.
The World RX of Portugal, within the northern Portuguese metropolis of Montalegre, returns after a one-year hiatus. Portugal had the privilege of webhosting the opening round of the first FIA World Rallycross Championship in 2014.
Spa-Francorchamps, which featured fable battles on the daunting Eau Rouge-Raidillon portion in 2019, is the third occasion of 2020 on May perchance well well 16-17 – the World RX of Benelux.
The World RX of Germany, makes its debut on August 1-2 amid the stadium atmosphere of the Mullenbachsleife within the course of the Nurburgring sizable prix circuit structure.
In other locations the calendar has a used be taught about to it with events within the rallycross heartlands of Hell in Norway (June 13-14), Holjes in Sweden (July 4-5) and Loheac in France (September 5-6).
Paul Bellamy, Senior Vice President of Motorsports at IMG, the promoter of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, acknowledged: “World RX continues to flourish as our footprint grows. We like put together an amazing blend of used rallycross circuits and mettlesome new venues for 2020.
“We are delighted to add Nurburgring to the FIA World Rallycross Championship and equally happy to welcome abet Portugal in 2020 and lengthen our partnership with the City of Cape Town unless 2021.
“Closing year we added Abu Dhabi and Spa-Francorchamps. Next season Nurburgring joins the family and we can like extra small print of the 2 diverse destinations for 2020 rapidly.
“We are also delighted to carry Projekt E, the first electric manufacturing-basically based motorsport series, to our rallycross portfolio as extra proof of our dedication to a world which is fleet embracing EV applied sciences.”
Projekt E is a collaboration between IMG and Austrian firm STARD (Stohl Evolved Look at and Model).
The calendars for Projekt E and the RX2 Global series will be released rapidly.