WRC is a world-class competition established by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) alongside Formula 1 (F1) and the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Taking place in numerous locations, the rallies were consolidated into one big event with the start of WRC in 1975. Instead of a circuit, closed public roads are mainly used to compete. WRC spans the seasons, literally using roads all over the world as its competition fields, including frozen mountain passes, high-speed roads that wind through forests, rough roads scattered with boulders, dusty gravel roads, extremely steep paved roads, and various other venues across multiple countries.
|Holding Date:||November 11th (Thu.) to 14th (Sun.), 2021|
|*: Cancelled after carefully considering the impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We kindly ask for your understanding.|
|Place:||[Service Park] Toyota Stadium
Public roads within
◎Aichi Prefecture (Nagoya City, Okazaki City, Toyota City, Shinshiro City, Nagakute City, Shitara Town)
◎Gifu Prefecture(Nakatsugawa City, Ena City)
|Official Site:||Rally Japan 2021 Official Site|
The rally is composed of Special Stage (SS) sections and liaison sections. Special Stages are timed competition sections driven by one car at a time, while liaisons are the sections of movement in between. Rally cars must follow standard traffic rules on public roads that are not closed off.
The cumulative time of all SS sections during the rally is used to determine the final Rally Japan ranking.
1st Rally Introduction Video
2nd Rally Introduction Video
3rd Rally Introduction Video
4th Rally Introduction Video
5th Rally Introduction Video