A massive shake up in the technical regulations have changed the face of the WRC heading into the 2017 season.
The cars have been transformed from understated hatchbacks with a lot of attitude into full blown, aerodynamic missiles. The speeds have never been faster, and with the sudden shock withdrawal of reigning champions Volkswagen, the competition is wide open.
Anybody who has (or in many cases, had) an interest in the championship would say the same thing if questioned about the state of the sport in recent years:
“Its lost it’s magic.”
“Bring back Group B cars!”
“The drivers are no longer superheroes.”
And they would be right, the WRC has definitely been somewhat out of character since the glory days of the 20th century. But now, I feel it’s back. Continue reading Is the WRC truly back to its best?