World Rallycross Championship delays electric switch

The World Rallycross Championship (World RX) has postponed plans to transform into an electric car-racing series as promoter the IMG agency seeks further time to attract manufacturer partners.

In June, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) rubberstamped proposals for World RX to go electric from 2020. However, IMG and the FIA have today (Thursday) said this will be put back a year with manufacturers now having until March 29, 2019 to confirm their commitment to the electric format in 2021.

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