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The History of Rally Race Car Driving

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World Rally Championship

The World Rally Championship (WRC) is an energizing arrangement sorted out by the FIA, coming full circle with a champion driver and maker. The driver’s big showdown and maker’s big showdown are isolated titles. The arrangement right now comprises of 13 three-day occasions driven on surfaces going from rock and landing area to snow and ice. Every rally is part into 15–25 exceptional stages which are kept running with time.

The WRC was shaped from surely understood and famous worldwide race car driving championships, the vast majority of which had already been a piece of the European Rally Championship and/or the International Championship for Manufacturers, and the arrangement was initially challenged in 1973. The World Rally race Car is the present car particular in the arrangement. It developed from Group A race cars which supplanted the banned Group B super cars. World Rally Cars are based on creation 1.6-litre four-barrel cars, however with highlighted turbochargers, against slack frameworks, four-wheel-drive, consecutive gearboxes, streamlined parts and different upgrades bringing the cost of a WRC car to around US$1 million (€700,000/£500,000).

The WRC highlights three bolster titles, the Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC, in the past the WRC Academy), the World Rally Championship 2 (WRC-2, some time ago the Super 2000 World Rally Championship), and the World Rally Championship 3 (WRC-3, some time ago the Production World Rally Championship) which are challenged on the same occasions and stages as the WRC, yet with distinctive regulations. The junior contestants race through the stages after the WRC drivers.

The 1973 World Rally Championship season was the inaugural season of the World Race Car driving and started with the 42ème Rally Auto mobile de Monte-Carlo on January 19.

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Snowcapped Renault won the first maker’s big showdown with its Alpine A110, after which Lancia took the title three years in succession with the Ferrari V6-controlled Lancia stratos HF, the first car composed and made particularly to rally.