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Jan 17

A consortium of motorsport organisers has confirmed its ambitions to hold a WRC round in Japan for the first time since 2010

Japan confirms WRC ambitions

WRC Japan Round Bid Committee announced outline details of the planned event at the Tokyo Auto Salon, raising the prospect the country may host a round of the FIA World Rally Championship as early as 2019. 

Unlike previous editions, which were held on the northern island of Hokkaido, the new event aims to find its base in the prefectures of Aichi and Gifu on Honshu.

This would allow special stages in the mountainous region encompassing the iconic Mount Fuji, between Tokyo, Yokohama and Nagoya.

The complete article here on wrc.com

source:  wrc.com

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