Learn all about the 2022 Rally of Nations in Guanajuato

Gunajuato, Gto.- Today Guanajuato is on long tablecloths because after two years of being left out of the official calendar of the World Rally Championship (WRC)due to the Covid 19 Pandemic this 2022, the entity will demonstrate worldwide that the Guanajuato territory and its conditions are ideal to celebrate and experience international rallying.

today starts “The Rally of Nations 2022” in Guanajuato, Capital, it will be held from April 1 to 3. In 2009 official rules were implemented for this event that returns today, the protocols and traditions will be lived again this year, 47 crews from 13 countries will participate and the arrival of thousands of national and international visitors is expected.

The route followed by the Rally of Nations runs through emblematic points of Guanajuato; towns, communities, the mountains, landscapes and characteristic and amazing nature of Mexico, these roads were part of the Rally Mexico of the World Rally Championship (WRC) of the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

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In the country it will be next year when the World Rally Championship I returned In this Rally of the Nations 2022 held in Guanajuato, it seeks to be an event that stands out for presenting quality worldwide and thus Mexico can be reintegrated into the calendar of the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

“Another reason why we are running the Rally of the Nations Guanajuato, is to remind the FIA ​​and the WRC promoter that we are still here and that we continue to see firmly our future in the World Rally Championship from next season. We are in constant contact with the promoter and the governing body, but we also know that we have to keep our organizing team on our toes and our standards high. That is what we will do with Rally de las Naciones Guanajuato, we see it as a way of bridging back to the WRC calendar. Of course, nothing is guaranteed, but for us, the WRC is not the same without Mexico”, Gilles Spitalier, director of the Guanajuato Rally of Nations.

What is the Rally of Nations about?

The 2022 Rally of Nations is designed and planned according to the traditional Rally format. It is a competition between countries, between the winning pilots and co-pilots, the important thing is the recognition before the country that they represent in this competition between countries.

The route is the same as the Rally Mexico, so it will continue to go through the same paths of Guanajuato. The same service park will be used in Lion, and on this occasion a new surprise stage will be inaugurated. The pilots will be assigned a qualification in each stage, the first place will be awarded 45 points, the second 43 and the third 41 in that order until the 16th competitor. This idea was implemented to make the gap narrower and for crews to relax.

The logistics of the 2022 Rally of Nations competition design was based on statistical studies of rally competitions around the planet. What is sought in Guanajuato with this event is the international dissemination of a Rally that meets all the requirements to continue granting the title to the state of Guanajuato as the rally capital of North America.

After these two years of inactivity, event organizers commented that the important thing is to get fans to feel the passion for motoring in Mexico again.

“The fan base must remain active, as well as attention with the event’s official sponsors and partners, to keep the organizing team on its toes and help Mexico’s return to the WRC in 2023,” said Gilles Spitalier, Rally Director. of Nations 2022.

In the event there will be international press, it will be broadcasting from Guanajuato to 120 countries with television stations that have sports channels.

Know the Itinerary of the Rally of Nations 2022

All sections are located in Guanajuato and its surroundings. We recommend you stay in León and anticipate your arrival. There are various lodging options in nearby cities such as Silao and Guanajuato

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Keep in mind that the ones closest to the Mobil Park (Service Park) and those close to the stages are the ones that fill up the fastest, so it is advisable to book in advance.

If you want to download the maps of the competitors’ routes, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, click here: Download the maps

It is an event that you cannot miss, the atmosphere and attention that will be experienced in the state of Guanajuato this weekend will be full of energy, emotion and adrenaline.

Today the ceremonial start will take place at the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, in Guanajuato capital, at 8:30 p.m. this Friday, April 1, on Saturday they will go through the Guanajuatito, Otates and the recently included stage: Los Tepetates, concluding in the Leon Autodromethe final day will be Sunday, two stops are expected in Alfaro and Derramadero.

The Service Park will be installed at La Feria de León, the competitors and their respective teams will settle in the enclosure. The award ceremony will be on Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

How to get to the show on April 2 at the Autodrónomo de León?

Location: Leon, Guanajuato. Road to Santa Ana del Conde #1650 Col. Santa Ana del Conde CP 44630

Date and Time: Saturday, April 2, 2022 (17:50 HRS)

Location: Autodromo De León

The rally tickets are only for the Autodromo de León on April 2 and their cost is as follows:

General A: Adult 130 and child-INAPAM 90 pesos

General B: Adult 175 and child -INAPAM 130 pesos

You can buy them here: Click here to buy them

At the autodrome you can see a simultaneous competition of two cars touring a high-speed circuit. It is the only timed section in which two cars start simultaneously and compete one against one on a circuit specially designed for you to experience all the excitement of the Rally. The atmosphere at this stage is unique and has the facility that you do not have to leave the city to enjoy it.

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