The premiere was planned for 2020, when corona completely messed up the WRC calendar and the Ypres rally suddenly became a round of the world championship. But the second wave of that terrible virus still caused the event to be canceled. Fortunately, postponement was not an adjustment, this morning they were finally allowed to give the starting signal for their very first World Cup rally in the Westhoek.
Battle with Breen
It will last until Sunday and will end as is known in Francorchamps in Wallonia, on and along the treacherous West Flemish roads and canals of the opening day, the specialists were already on the move. That is, the pilots who have raced there before and also won. So Thierry Neuville, but also his Hyundai teammate Craig Breen.