2001 WRC calendar announced

The calendar for the 2001 World Rally Championship has been confirmed, and as expected the Safari Rally has moved from its traditional early spring slot to July, in the middle of Kenya's dry season

2001 WRC calendar announced

Also confirmed at today's (Wednesday's) FIA World Council, Rally New Zealand has moved from its Antipodean winter slot of July to September for 2001 - which will be in the country's spring time - and the Cyprus Rally, which held its inaugural WRC counter in September of this year, will now have its 2001 event in June.

The FIA has also announced that all rallies will now follow a standard format:

Reconnaissance
Reconnaissance
Reconnaissance (morning) and Shakedown, promotion, etc (afternoon)
Activities day: administrative checks and scrutineering
Rally
Rally
Rally


January 18-21 Rally Monte Carlo
February 8-11 Rally Sweden
March 8-11 Rally Portugal
March 22-25 Rally Catalunya
May 3-6 Rally Argentina
May 31-June 3 Acropolis Rally
June 14-17 Cyprus Rally
July 12-15 Safari Rally
August 23-26 Rally Finland
September 20-23 Rally New Zealand
October 4-7 Rally San Remo
October 18-21 Tour de Corse
November 1-4 Rally Australia
November 22-25 Rally of Great Britain

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