WRC 2001 provisional calendar announced

A draft calendar of next year's WRC events has been announced and it is hoped the reshuffle of dates will mean next year's rallies will enjoy better weather

WRC 2001 provisional calendar announced

The Safari Rally has been moved from the February slot it was given this year to the middle of July in 2001, which will be in the middle of Kenya's dry season.

Another beneficiary is Rally New Zealand. It has been moved from its winter slot of July, to September - the country's spring.

However Cyprus organisers may not feel so happy, their provisional date of February next year will only give them six months to prepare for the rally, giving that their first appearance in the WRC is in September this year.

Provisional 2001 dates
Monte Carlo
Sweden
Cyprus
Portugal
Catalunya
Argentina
Acropolis
Safari
Finland
New Zealand
San Remo
Corsica
Australia
Great Britain

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