United States, new cameras and emphasis on social networks, here are the promoter's plans for the WRC

During the launch of the second stage of the Rally Portugal, the promoter of the discipline brought together the main players to present his vision of the WRC to them. Faced with numerous criticisms and the success of F1 in terms of promotion, it was time for things to change. The reception was quite good among the team principals and the FIA.

Published on 20/05/2024 à 11:00

Loïc ROCCI

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United States, new cameras and emphasis on social networks, here are the promoter's plans for the WRC

WRC team principals were pleased with the announcements from the WRC promoter in Portugal (Photo: Nikos Katikis/DPPI)

To say that this meeting was eagerly awaited is an understatement. Just a year ago, it was in Porto that the first fuses of anger against the promoter were lit. Since then, the latter has been the target of almost every arrow. Not all of them were justified, but those responsible themselves recognized that progress had to be made. In WRC, even the questions concerning the future technical regulations (if there is one one day...) had not succeeded in completely diverting attention to WRC Promoter, who had to react.

12 months of inertia?

Knowing that this meeting was going to take place, he was

Loïc ROCCI

Journalist specializing in rallying past, present and future... and with a southern accent

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Yves-Henri RANDIER

20/05/2024 at 04:29 a.m.

The opportunity to return to a more logical and readable points scale for the general public?

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