WRC 2016: Rally China cancelled

Floods in the country cited as reason for the cancellation of the event

Overdrive August 17, 2016 16:22:24 IST
WRC 2016: Rally China cancelled

Announced by the FIA and WRC Promoter is news that Rally China, scheduled for September 09-11, will not be held. This is the second time this event has been abandoned after being scheduled as a qualifying round of the World Rally Championship. In 2000 it was cancelled five months before the event; this time four weeks. It is reported that disputes arose over who should pay for repairs to the roads proposed for the stages damaged by heavy storms in the area a month ago.

The WRC Promoter has said: “Some of the worst floods in China for...

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