Mexico to Add Super Special

Mexico will become the latest WRC event to include a super special

Mexico to Add Super Special

Organisers announced that the rally will include a new 4.4-kilometre spectator stage on all three days of next March's event, the third round of the 2006 World Rally Championship.

The new super special, to be held near the service area at the Leon Race track, will be run on the Friday and Saturday evenings, before acting as the final of the 17 stages on the Sunday afternoon.

"A super special stage is something we've considered carefully over the last couple of years," said rally director Patrick Suberville. "Now is the right time to take that step. Rallying has grown enormously in Mexico and we have the potential to bring high-speed action to the doorstep of more than 15,000 Leon residents.

"Aside from the super special, the most important aspect is that Corona Rally Mexico will remain virtually the same for 2006. The route worked very well this year, it had good sporting interest and enabled us to create a greater number of spectator areas with independent access.

"Running the same format next year allows us to build on those strengths and place even greater emphasis on refining other areas."

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