The main event kicks off the WRC season, without spectators or evening specials and on a shortened course.
The world rally championship opens this Thursday with the traditional Monte-Carlo Rally (live on Canal +). In a context of health crisis and curfew to respect, the organizers had to thoroughly review the program of the main event of the calendar. A redesign that made it lose some feathers in the process and inevitably a little of its appeal.
The first to pay the dear price for these novel arrangements are the spectators. De Gap, the stronghold of the seven-time world champion Sébastien Ogier, from which the 89e edition this Thursday, until Monaco, end point of the event on Sunday, presence near the roads will be completely prohibited, as in the starting areas and at the service park where fans love to walk alongside the pilots always accessible for a few selfies and autographs. No area reserved for spectators will be set up along the stages. “It will be different from other years, because I have always benefited from a
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