The Vila Real match at the town of Montalegre was attributable to spend problem on October 10-11 within the revised 2020 schedule.
With the Belgian spherical at Spa getting moved to the pause of November final month, Portugal would luxuriate in been the subsequent calling level following the Latvian double-header this weekend.
The Municipality of Montalegre, organiser of the Portuguese match, had announced final month that its World RX spherical would flee within the support of closed doors, however attributable to an increasing quantity or coronavirus circumstances in Portugal, it has now been cancelled.
“In light of continued world health issues in terms of COVID-19, the recent evolution of the pandemic in Portugal, the unique Direct of Contingency enforced by the Portuguese authorities starting September 15, which brings unique freedom of trip boundaries and stricter public gathering principles, the World Rallycross of Portugal 2020 will unfortunately not spend problem this year,” said an match statement.
“The health and safety of everybody involved stays the precedence as we navigate these unprecedented circumstances.”
While the match was announced final October as returning to World RX on a one-year deal, following a year’s hiatus from the assortment, the statement concluded by asserting: “We very mighty be aware forward to welcoming the drivers, teams and fans to the Montalegre Global Circuit for this world-class match in 2021.”
The Spanish spherical of the assortment at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya per week later (October 17-18) will now change into a double-header weekend for rounds seven and eight, mighty adore the outlet three weekends of World RX in Sweden, Finland and Latvia.
Following the Latvian and Spanish rounds, the World RX season is currently situation to carry out with Belgian spherical at Spa in unhurried November (21-22), the the same weekend as the World Rally Championship’s Ypres spherical, which will furthermore check with the System 1 venue, with the supreme World RX match situation to spend problem at the Nurburgring in mid-December, the first time the assortment can luxuriate in visited the German circuit.
Earlier than the fifth and sixth rounds of the assortment this weekend, susceptible double-champion Johan Kristoffersson leads the standings.