WRC is heading back to Mexico in 2023

March 13, 2023Speed Trap Magazine
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Round 3 of the World Rally Championship (WRC) Guanajuato Rally Mexico kicks off this weekend March 16th-19th 2023 after a 2 year sabbatical from the series. This will be the first gravel based round of the season. With high desert temperatures on the horizon, this round will be the ultimate test of man and car. The stages will take place in the mountains of the state of Guanajuato. The driver will have to navigated dusty, wind and sand dunes at 2700+meters above sea level which will have drastic impacts on power output for the cars.

There will be 23 stages that cover a route totaling to 971.32km traveled from start to finish. The hot and dusty terrain will be a huge switch in the conditions WRC drivers have experienced thus far. Coming from WRC Rally Sweden which is dominantly a snow driven event and WRC Rallye Monte Carlo which is geared more toward asphalt and unpredictable mountain weather; WRC Mexico will be the first testament to how the newest generation of cars handle in the gravel in 2023.

You can check out the World Rally Championship (WRC) Guanajuato Rally Mexico trailer here:

You can find more details regarding the event schedule here. For live video and timing as well as exclusive access to driver onboards and live map tracking be sure to check out WRC+, the official live stream and video channel of the FIA World Rally Championship.

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