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stay good news for the Rally World Championship (WRC): Toyota and M-Sport has now officially confirmed Hyundai his participation in the 2022 hybrid era of the WRC. In a joint explanation, the three manufacturers informed that they have concluded an agreement with the automotive world association FIA, which ensures their participation in the WRC up to and including 2025.
"In this joint initiative, the FIA and the WRC teams are equally involved in the development of hybrid technology," it continues to say. As part of the agreement, the three rival manufacturers will participate together with the FIA on the further development of the plug-in hybrid drives.
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This will be introduced 2022 as a unit component in the course of the new rally1 regulations. The systems are built by companies Compact Dynamics and Spins.
The new contract not only includes a technical cooperation, but also offers the manufacturers for the next three years a secure economic platform. "In addition, the FIA introduces an innovative partnership model, which is based on a three-year cycle in contrast to the current annual commitment," it says in the communication of the three manufacturers.
"This provides better stability and planning options as well as a new marketable asset for all parties. This model converts participation in the Rally World Cup in 2022 to a four slot system system, each of the three current manufacturers and the FIA a slot possess, "it continues.
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While Toyota and M-Sport had started the development of a car for the new regulations early,. The confession of the South Koreans therefore leads to FIA President Jean Todt.
"The fact that all three brands currently involved in the championship have promised for another three years proves that worldwide rally sport moves in the right direction," he says. "And that comes together with the transition to sustainable energy, which is one of the main goals of the FIA and its purpose-driven movement."
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