The FIA World Motor Sport Council, assembly this Thursday in Monaco, has already determined to set the primary two dates of the 2022 WRC season, “with the intention to permit the absolute best preparation”, the low season being all the time very quick attributable to a Rallye Monte-Carlo historically organized at first of the yr. The 2022 version will happen on the standard date, with an arrival on January 23, whereas the date for Rally Sweden has additionally been confirmed, for a conclusion on February 27, two weeks later than this yr.
Seven further occasions have already been introduced however on dates to be outlined: two on asphalt in Japan and Spain, and 5 on gravel in Portugal, Italy, Kenya, Estonia and Greece. The Acropolis Rally, built-in on the final second this yr to compensate for the cancellation of the Rally of Chile as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, will subsequently as soon as once more host the World Rally Championship subsequent yr.
The presence of Rallies Chile and Nice Britain, the latter additionally having to be canceled this yr, stays unsure however the federation has indicated that the 2022 calendar of the WRC may have a most of 13 conferences, yet another than this. yr, which nonetheless leaves room for 4 further occasions.
The legendary Rally Finland additionally has but to make sure its presence in 2022, identical to two different occasions current this yr, Croatia and Belgium, the Ypres Rally having changed Nice Britain to host the WRC for the primary time this yr. , after a final minute addition adopted by a cancellation in 2020. The ultimate schedule could possibly be introduced on October 15, when the subsequent World Council assembly has been set.
First draft of the 2022 WRC calendar
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