The FIA has supplied extra element of the brand new construction for the World Rally Championship’s help collection.
The WRC 2 Professional Championship, aimed on the rising variety of R5 producers, will permit drivers to take scores from eight rounds.
The standard WRC 2 Championship is for privateers and could have no minimal variety of occasions.
Drivers eager to compete solely on their house spherical of the collection, resembling Tom Cave ultimately 12 months’s Wales Rally GB, won’t must pay the collection registration price.
WRC 2 championship scores are taken from the primary six occasions entered and crews now not have to deal with a non-European rally.
Communication from the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council assembly stated: “Rivals 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 automobile – together with one occasion outdoors Europe.
“For the Drivers’ and Co-drivers’ Championships, the eight finest scores will depend in the direction of the titles, whereas the best positioned automobile(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 will probably be allowed at some point 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, could have no minimal variety of occasions, though the primary six scores from seven entered rounds will depend in the direction of the titles.
“No WRC 2 registration price will probably be requested from opponents who maintain a licence from the ASN of the organising nation for the primary occasion through which they take part.”
P2P crews begin day one in all WRC rounds in championship order quick following the primary World Rally Automobile discipline.
On days two and three they comply with the World Rally Vehicles in classification order.
The identical applies to the WRC 2 discipline, which can comply with P2P entries on the street.
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