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The "painful" journey behind the WRC's generational tech innovation

As the company selected to provide the hybrid kits for the 2022 World Rally Championship, the pressure was on Compact Dynamics at the Monte Carlo season opener. Needing to treat all three manufacturers equally, it wasn't a straightforward process, but its first big test was a resounding success that bodes well for the future

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If you’ve been following the World Rally Championship recently, then Compact Dynamics will likely have entered your consciousness. That’s because it’s the organisation responsible for developing arguably the biggest technical innovation to hit rallying for a generation.

Compact Dynamics has been charged with producing the all-important hybrid kits utilised by Toyota, Hyundai and M-Sport Ford that underpin the all-new Rally1 regulations that came into force this year. A move to hybrid power and 100% sustainable fuel, requiring teams to construct brand-new cars, is the WRC’s first step towards a more environmentally friendly future.

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