13.03.20

WRC: Rally Argentina postponed


Next month’s Rally Argentina has been postponed due to concerns amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The event was due to take place in the last weekend of April.

The Argentinian government announced measures to prevent the spread of the virus. A decision to postpone the event was made with the WRC Promoter, the FIA and the organiser of the event (ACA).

WRC Promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla said: “We understand the priority of the authorities in Argentina to prevent the further spread of this virus in their country, in particular via events where large numbers of people come together. We regret the postponement and all parties will work closely together to identify a potential new date for the event.”

With Rally Chile already cancelled due to unrelated reasons, the next scheduled event in the WRC is Rally Portugal, in the final weekend of May.

This weekend’s Rally Mexico, which already started with on Thursday night, is (currently) going ahead as planned.

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