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It's been known for a while that the FIA wanted to introduce all-electric cars into the World Rally Cross championship (World RX). But motorsports.com have stated that a 'source' has informed them that the FIA will require all World Rally Cross Cars in 2020 be fully electric replacing the glorious sounding conventional combustion engined cars.

Citroen are reported to be debuting the new C3 R5 WRC2 at the Rally du var France, the car will not be running a race number of competing officially but will instead run against representative stage times set by the fastest teams (M-Sport, Skoda), this allows the Citroen team to gauge how well the C3 R5 holds up concerning stage times and current performance.

What a weekend for British motorsports fans, not only has Lewis Hamilton one his 4th title, Elfyn Evans who drives for M-sport has won the Dayinsure Wales rally GB, he is the first home driver to win this event since the year 2000. This years event drew a crowd of 100,000 spectators who all lined the different stages, on Thursday evening Elfyn evans and his co-driver Daniel Barritt missed out on a stage win as S├ębastien Ogier set the ultimate pace, but friday morning was to tell a different tale as the stages moved into the stunning welsh forests, Elfyn Evans/Daniel Barritt revelled in the typical conditions setting the pace and holding the lead at the end of day, then holding the lead into Saturday and Sunday, Elfyn Evans/Daniel Barritt expertly navigated the last stages on Sunday, increasing there lead by 37.3 seconds after the final Brenig Power Stage.