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The FIA has offered extra element of the brand new construction for the World Rally Championship’s assist collection.
The WRC 2 Professional Championship, aimed on the growing variety of R5 producers, will permit drivers to take scores from eight rounds.
The standard WRC 2 Championship is for privateers and can have no minimal variety of occasions.
Drivers desirous to compete solely on their residence spherical of the collection, akin to Tom Cave finally yr’s Wales Rally GB, is not going to should pay the collection registration charge.
WRC 2 championship scores are taken from the primary six occasions entered and crews not have to deal with a non-European rally.
Communication from the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council assembly mentioned: “Opponents within the newly-created FIA WRC 2 Professional Championship are permitted to enter two R5 vehicles per staff and should take part in a minimal of seven rounds with one automotive – together with one occasion exterior Europe.
“For the Drivers’ and Co-drivers’ Championships, the eight finest scores will depend in direction of the titles, whereas the best positioned automotive(s) in every staff will rating factors within the FIA WRC 2 Professional Championship for Producers.”
Crews in each WRC 2 Professional and WRC 2 shall be allowed sooner or later of testing prior to every occasion. WRC 2 Professional crews will obtain P2P standing.
The communication continued: “The FIA WRC 2 Championship, now solely for drivers and co-drivers, can have no minimal variety of occasions, though the primary six scores from seven entered rounds will depend in direction of the titles.
“No WRC 2 registration charge shall be requested from opponents who maintain a licence from the ASN of the organising nation for the primary occasion by which they take part.”
P2P crews begin day certainly one of WRC rounds in championship order speedy following the primary World Rally Automobile subject.
On days two and three they observe the World Rally Vehicles in classification order.
The identical applies to the WRC 2 subject, which can observe P2P entries on the highway.