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FIA releases 2016 World Rally Championship calendar

FIA releases 2016 World Rally Championship calendar image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: WRC | posted December 15, 2015 08:53

2016 WRC will kick-off in Monte Carlo

The 2016 World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar has been revealed.

For next year, the WRC will have a 14-round series which will kick-off in Monte Carlo on January 22 to 24. The last race for the 2016 WRC season will be in Australia on November 18 to 20.

On the other hand, WRC will make its comeback in China after a 16 year hiatus. With that in mind, China's first WRC rally since 1999 will be held in the second week of September.

The 2016 WRC calendar are as follows:

January 22 to 24                Monte Carlo

February 12 to 14              Sweden

March 4 to 6                     Mexico

April 22 to 24                    Argentina

May 20 to 22                     Portugal

June 10 to 12                    Italy

July 1 to 3                       Poland

July 29 to 31                    Finland

August 19 to 21                Germany

September 9 to 11             China

September 30 to October 2  France

October 14 to 16               Spain

October 28 to 30               Great Britain

November 18 to 20            Australia