This year, we will see heavy changes in the overall event with regards to the calendar, crew, team and route. For instance, unlike last year, the championship will now cover 14 rounds of thrilling racing events in 14 countries. The starting match will be held on the “Mixed” surface of the Monte-Carlo Alps, while the finale will be held on a “Gravel” surface at Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.
2020 Rally Season: Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo 23-26 January
Read on to find out all there is to know about the WRC championship, the current updates on all the events and how you can stream World Rally Championship from anywhere in the world.
Stream World Rally Championship 2020 Live Online
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3. Watch WRC For free
You can stream all the races for for free either on popular channels like France TV ot RTBF. Simply connect PureVPN to French server to watch it France TV or Belgium server to stream it on RTBF.
There are some more channels that broadcast World Rally Championship in different regions. You can repeat the exact same steps as above, just replacing the country server to connect for any respective channel in the list below.
Where to Watch WRC 2020 Online
WRC Official Broadcasters List
This is the official Broadcaster list for top countries with Rally following. They are available in respective regions only in their local languages. Some of the channels are free while some requires paid subscription.
PureVPN helps in improving sports streaming experience and accessing these channel outside of their available regions. If you are travelling abroad and want to access your home channel, or if there is no live streaming available in your country, then you can use PureVPN to watch World Rally Championship live online from anywhere.
|France||France TV (Free) – Recommended|
|Poland||Canal+ Sport (Paid)|
|Portugal||Sport TV (Paid)|
|United States||ESPN 3 (Paid)|
|Latin America||Fox Sports (Paid)|
|United Kingdom||BT Sport (Paid)|
Channel 5 -Highlights (Free)
|Red Bull TV (Free)|
Watch WRC on BT Sport
As of January 2019, BT Sport has earned the official broadcast rights to stream the action-packed World Rally Championship. This means that even though WRC is a global event, where racers from all over the word come to sprint against each other, only the people located in Uk would be able to access live streams for the rally. Users in all other countries will be unable to access any live streams, due to regional limitations in their country.
To access BT Sport and watch WRC, you need PureVPN. When connecting to PureVPN, you can choose to change your location to Uk, by connecting to a server thats based in the United Kingdom. Once connected, visit BT Sports website and use your existing subscription to watch WRC from anywhere in the world.
How to Watch World Rally Champions in USA
Fox Sports and ESPN broadcast WRC in USA. So if you have their subscriptions you can watch easily. However, if you are a cord cutter and don’t prefer cable and subscriptions then you can watch WRC for free in America. With PureVPN, you can access any of the above listed free channel by connecting to the required country. For example, you can connect to UK server and access Channel 5 to watch WRC live. Through PureVPN, your virtual location instantly changes from US to UK. This way, you can instantly access all websites and services which are unavailable in the US, but accessible in the UK.
Preview: World Rally Championship 2019
The 2019 FIA World Rally Championship will involve fourteen racing events that will involve a variety of roads, i.e., from gravel and tarmac to snow and Mixed surface. The winners from the last six consecutive WRC events, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, will be setting off the event as the defending driver and the co-driver champions. However, Ogier and Ingrassia will be ditching M-Sport Ford WRT for Citroën Total WRT.
Moreover, there have been significant changes in the calendar, teams, and crews, and the racing routes. As mentioned above, there will now be fourteen racing events, with Rally Chile being the latest addition to the calendar.
WRC 2020 Calendar
World Rally Championship 2020 sets off on January 23, 2020 and conclude on November 22, 2020.
|Round||Start date||Finish date||Rally||Surface|
|1||23 January||26 January||Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo||Mixed[b]|
|2||13 February||16 February||Rally Sweden||Snow|
|3||12 March||15 March||Rally Guanajuato México||Gravel|
|4||16 April||19 April||Rally Chile||Gravel|
|5||30 April||3 May||Rally Argentina||Gravel|
|6||21 May||24 May||Rally de Portugal||Gravel|
|7||4 June||7 June||Rally Italia Sardegna||Gravel|
|8||16 July||19 July||Safari Rally Kenya||Gravel|
|9||6 August||9 August||Rally Finland||Gravel|
|10||3 September||6 September||Rally New Zealand||Gravel|
|11||24 September||27 September||Rally of Turkey||Gravel|
|12||15 October||18 October||ADAC Rallye Deutschland||Tarmac|
|13||29 October||1 November||Wales Rally GB||Gravel|
|14||19 November||22 November||Rally Japan||Tarmac|
WRC 2019 Drivers Standings
FIA World Rally Championship 2019 is going very thrilling with a close battle between defending champion Sébastien Ogier, Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak throughout the season, however, Ott has won his first championship.
Here are the Driver standings of 2019 season after 13 rallies.
|17||Marco Bulacia Wilkinson||6|
|22||Ole Christian Veiby||2|
WRC 2019 Manufacturers Standings
Below is the FIA 2019 World Rally Championship final standings for Manufacturers.
Last 10 Years Championships Winners
Do you want to know the standings of drivers and manufacturers for the last 10 years championships? Check out the lists below:
|2019||Ott Tänak||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT|
|2018||Sébastien Ogier||Ford Fiesta|
|2017||Sébastien Ogier||Ford Fiesta|
|2016||Sébastien Ogier||Volkswagen Polo R|
|2015||Sébastien Ogier||Volkswagen Polo R|
|2014||Sébastien Ogier||Volkswagen Polo R|
|2013||Sébastien Ogier||Volkswagen Polo R|
|2012||Sébastien Loeb||Citroën DS3|
|2011||Sébastien Loeb||Citroën DS3|
|2010||Sébastien Loeb||Citroën C4|
|2009||Sébastien Loeb||Citroën C4|
|2008||Sébastien Loeb||Citroën C4|
Now that you know the complete racing calendar and all about the racers, drivers and car manufacturers, you will not bear to miss the live action of World Rally Championship 2020.