Motorsport.com exclusively revealed remaining week that World RX industrial rights holder IMG would step faraway from the self-discipline on the end of the present campaign, which has now been officially confirmed by the FIA.
“The announcement follows discussions between IMG and the FIA, all over which IMG has expressed a want no longer to continue because the World RX promoter in 2021 and 2022,” said a assertion from the governing physique. “Discussions between the FIA and IMG are ongoing. The FIA stays dedicated to making sure the ongoing success of the Championship.”
The assertion furthermore finds that whereas the opinion had been to introduce electric automobiles into World RX’s top category to dawdle against unique internal combustion engine machines in 2021, with the electric introduction delayed for Coronavirus pandemic-led reasons (announced in April), World RX’s top tier could be fully electric from 2022.
“The FIA is dedicated to the evolution of rallycross with World RX in 2021 alongside RX2e – the first-ever FIA electric Rallycross Championship,” persevered the assertion. “From 2022, World RX will was fully electric as half of the FIA’s prolonged-period of time vision for the game which modified into first revealed in 2019.”
No invitation to refined for the promotor negate has been launched by the FIA, and as a change parties were requested to contact the Off-Road Price category manager, Benoit Dupont.
Lessons internal FIA rallycross’ constructing were renamed on the World Motor Sport Council’s most modern assembly remaining week, which is willing to advance relieve into discontinuance from 2021.
The unique Supercar class could be identified as RX1, new electric Supercars could be identified as RX1e, the Junior electric sequence that can change the RX2 International Sequence subsequent year could be RX2e and the European Championship’s Supreme-wanting1600 division will was identified as RX3.
Whereas the Kreisel-developed equipment for World RX’s electric transition is yet to be carried out, the QEV Applied sciences and Olsbergs MSE developed single-create vehicle that could be toddle on an come and pressure basis in RX2e is currently present process making an strive out, and has thus a ways been toddle at tracks in Spain and Denmark, driven by Euro RX functions chief and double RX2 champion Oliver Eriksson.