Rally Argentina was canceled!

The International Automobile Federation confirmed to the local promoter that the test will not take place. Will there be a rematch in 2021?


It's official: this year the WRC they will not travel along the roads of the province of Cordova since Rally Argentina was definitely canceled. The local organizers received today the unpleasant news from the International Automobile Federation, that this Thursday he will communicate how the 2020 calendar of the specialty will be.

"We did everything possible, but we depended on the Rally Japan not being held and, apparently, it is confirmed", explained a source linked to the organization of the Argentine test to Automundo.

Rally ArgentinaOriginally, the 40th edition of the Rally Argentina It was scheduled for the end of April, but the coronavirus pandemic forced it to be postponed. It was expected that the appointment organized by the Automobile Club Argentino it could be done in the last quarter of the year, but finally the promoter of the tournament lowered his thumb to that option.

A few days ago a draft of the 2021 calendar was published and Argentina did not appear in it. However, because it is a sketch, that does not mean that the race will not materialize. “We have to answer before the World Council meeting in October. The decision is ours, we do not depend on anyone. If no problems arise, we are sure ", stressed the source consulted.

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Diego durruty

Journalist with 30 years of experience. Worked in magazines STROKE, The graphic, Coequipier y Only TC, on the Internet sites SportsYa!, e-driver.com y kmcero.com and on the radios Rock pop y Vorterix.com. He covered the Dakar rally for the German agency dpa. He currently drives Two Daring Guys, a car magazine that is broadcast on Tuesdays from 18 to 19 by RadioArroba.com; is editor of motorsport in Red Bull Argentina, columnist on the show WorldSport (AM Splendid) and in Surf & Rock FM.  He is also a teacher in SPORTS. Now you can read it on his blog: automundo.com.ar.

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