Although the WRC calendar 2021 has been published almost before the end of the 2020 season, there is still the possibility of eliminating some races from the schedule. Let’s look at the new timetable for this year’s World Rally Championship. Don’t forget that everything is possible: from the postponement to new rally races.
Sweden took the position after Monaco in February, but was quickly withdrawn from the race because of the increasing number of Covid 19 opportunities in the country. At the moment, the vacancy is here. Despite the negative situation, the Monte Carlo Rally remains on schedule and according to racing calendar 2021, scheduled for 21 and 24 January.
One of the most anticipated Rally GB needs an agreement, so it could possibly be replaced. Meanwhile, nobody expected that the Croatian rally could get the place in this list. Although it still needs an agreement, Croatia is a big surprise for rally fans.
In fact, betting on small countries with not so many fans is the good step back into the real rally race. The small stream of fans could help to resist the pandemic situation.
WRC Rally Chilie is replacing by round in Greece, rally Acropolis turning back to WRC calendar.
Although the Rally Chile focused on remaining in the WRC 2021 calendar of the to replace the run in Greece, plans changed. Thus, the Acropolis Rally reverses and sets the same date from 9 to 12 September. Meanwhile, the 70th anniversary of Rally Finland has been moved to the beginning of October and will host the traditional in Jyvaskyla from 20 September to 3 October. As the Rally Finland is not common warm, the weather conditions for drivers will change.
Updated 13 August 2021
WRC Japan cancelled, Monza Rally will be one last race and will take place from 19 to 21 November.