America has been within the working for a brand new occasion on the FIA World Rally Championship schedule. Chattanooga, Tennessee is the potential base for the worldwide rally and is scheduled to host a take a look at occasion to showcase its viability subsequent month. Nevertheless, the wait to host the flotilla of aggressive Rally1 machines will probably be longer than anticipated. The Tennessee occasion gained’t be on the 2024 WRC schedule.
Motorsport.com reviews that the WRC has settled on a 13-round schedule for its 2024 season. Nevertheless, the anticipated desert rally outdoors Jeddah and the woodland occasion within the Cherokee Nationwide Forest haven’t made the checklist. The FIA and the championship’s industrial promoter have said their purpose to spice up the WRC’s profile by bringing rallies to engaging markets, particularly concentrating on the US and Saudi Arabia.
The WRC hopes to incorporate each the US and Saudi Arabia on the 2025 schedule, however 2024 will nonetheless see new and returning rallies to the world championship. The Central European Rally, a tarmac occasion throughout Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, will make its debut after signing a three-year contract. Rally Poland can be anticipated to switch Rally Mexico on the schedule.
The take a look at occasion remains to be scheduled to happen subsequent month regardless of the anticipated exclusion from the schedule. If every part goes to plan, rally followers will hopefully see the WRC’s greatest tackling the Tennessee forests in 2025. It has been 35 years because the 1988 Olympus Rally in Washington, the final FIA World Rally Championship occasion in the US.