World RX of Portugal – the penultimate occasion on the 2021 FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar – will pass ahead by one week to October 16-17 with a conception to maximise the spectator abilities on the Circuito Internacional de Montalegre.
A staple on the World Championship calendar from 2014 to 2018, it used to be introduced earlier within the three hundred and sixty five days that Montalegre will return this season. Following consultation with the FIA and all stakeholders, it used to be agreed to alternate the date to present the finest different of welcoming as many spectators on-net page as doable whereas making sure everybody enjoys a spectacular recount.
“The conclude interaction between opponents and fans is not very any doubt one of many foremost components that makes this sport so bizarre, and we because the World Championship promoter bear an responsibility to present our real and enthusiastic target audience with the very most glorious abilities that we can,” acknowledged Arne Dirks, Executive Director, Rallycross Promoter GmbH.
“We successfully trialled the return of spectators to the paddock in France remaining weekend, marking a important step ahead on our direction back to ‘normality’, and we’re looking to be obvious every future occasion is able to welcome as many fans as doable on-net page to reinstate the unmistakeable atmosphere for which rallycross is so renowned.
“We bear now consulted closely with all key events, in particular the Circuito Internacional de Montalegre, and we’re all firmly in agreement that bringing World RX of Portugal ahead by every week will give us the finest likelihood of attaining this goal.”
Montalegre’s undulating format and unpredictable weather has produced intelligent rallycross battles over time, and the 2021 edition – that comprises every the headline World RX act and the competitive Euro RX3 toughen sequence – is role to generate extra of the identical.