Last meeting in Australia

Last meeting in Australia

14/11/2016

The World Rally Championship 2016 epilog will take place from 17th to 20th November in Australia. While Sébastien Ogier seized his 4th WRC title, the battle for the second place is still ongoing.

2: Usually organized in September, the Kennards Hire Rally Australia has been delayed by around two months compared to the past editions. For the first time since 2005, Australia will be the last meeting of the WRC season.

3: As the number of Sebastien Ogier’s consecutive victories in the Kennards Hire Rally Australia since 2013 edition. By winning for the 4th time in New South Wales coast, the Frenchman could be the most successful driver in Australia as much as the Finnish driver Juha Kankkunen.

10: As the number of WRC’s crews that will be at the start of the Kennards Hire Rally Australia. This is the smallest total of the World Rally Championship 2016. 11 World Rally Cars were at the start of the 2015 edition.

50,8: As the distance of the Special Stage Nambuca in kilometers, one of the longest SS of the season. Because of its length and its wide variety, this is one of the biggest challenges for the drivers in the season.

52: The Kennards Hire Rally Australia will be the 52th and last Rally in which Volkswagen Motosport will participate in WRC. In fact, the German manufacturer announced its retirement after the last Rally of the season. VW will focus on concluding its WRC history with a success and a 4 for 4 in Australia (4 wins for 4 participations).

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