WRC is headed to the beautiful tropical city of Guanajuato for the 3rd round of ongoing 2023 season. The latest Rally Mexico is announced to initiate from this Thursday in Guanajuato.
Rally Mexico is alternatively popularly known as Rally Guanajuato Mexico. It is a motor car-based rally racing event. It is one of World Rally Championship’s oldest event, established in 1979.
The upcoming Rally Mexico will be the 16th anniversary of the event. It will be held at the city of Guanajuato. Participants will have to cross 23 different stages, spanning over 653.93 km during the event.
It is set to feature 3 rally events under three different disciplines. These are –
- World Rally Championship
- World Rally Championship-2
- World Rally Championship-3
10 teams have entered the RC1 classification race. While, the RC2 will be participated by 15 teams and RC3 by 2 teams.
Let’s have an in depth look at the latest schedule, live stream, track and other information regarding the upcoming professional Mexican WRC rally racing event.
When will be Rally Mexico 2023 held?
- Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Time: 02:05 p.m. ET
Rally Mexico 2023 is scheduled to begin with a Shakedown event on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Race will begin at 12:01 p.m. on that day. While the actual day-1 race will start the same day at 10:05 p.m. ET.
Rally Mexico 2023 Schedule:
|Thursday, March 16, 2023||Shakedown||02:05 p.m.|
|Day 1||10:05 p.m.|
|Friday, March 17, 2023||Day 2||10:43 a.m.|
|Saturday, March 18, 2023||Day 3||10:13 a.m.|
|Sunday, March 19, 2023||Day 4||10:05 a.m.|
Where will the WRC rally event be held?
- Location: Leon, City of Guanajuato
Rally Mexico will be held at Guanajuato. The race will begin on first day at City of Guanajuato. Following a 4-day race, it will conclude reaching Leon. The course will mostly contain gravel roads and will be divided into 23 different stages. Participants will have to cross over 653.93 km for the competition.
Rally Mexico 2023 Stages:
The complete stage lists and their distance are given below –
|Street Stage GTO 1||1.12 km|
|Street Stage GTO 1||1.12 km|
|El Chocolate 1||29.97 km|
|Ortega 1||15.71 km|
|Las Minas 1||13.79 km|
|El Chocolate 2||29.07 km|
|Ortega 2||15.71 km|
|Las Minas 2||13.79 km|
|Las Dunas Superspecial 1||3.70 km|
|Distrito Leon Mx SS||1.30 km|
|Ibarrilla 1||14.82 km|
|El Mosquito 1||22.56 km|
|Derramadero 1||21.70 km|
|Las Dunas Superspecial 2||3.70 km|
|Ibarrilla 2||14.82 km|
|El Mosquito 2||22.56 km|
|Derramadero 2||21.70 km|
|Las Dunas Superspecial 3||3.70 km|
|Rock & Rally SSS||1.30 km|
|Las Dunas Superspecial 4||3.70 km|
|San Diego||12.61 km|
|El Brinco||9.59 km|
How to watch the WRC rally event?
- J Sports, NHK – Japan
- BT Sport – United Kingdom
The Japanese sport and news network, J Sport and NHK will provide live tv broadcast of the upcoming Rally Mexico 2023 within the country in a split schedule. While fans in UK will get to watch the event through BT Sports.
How to Live Stream Rally Mexico 2023?
World Rally Championship will provide the upcoming 3rd rally event online through WRC’s official streaming platform, WRC+. A monthly subscription will be required to access the live stream. Currently, the subscription costs only 10.99 euro per month.
Rally Mexico 2023 Entry List:
Here is the officially announced entry list for the upcoming WRC Rally season 2023 third round event at Mexico –
|4||Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm||South Korea Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||WRC|
|6||Dani Sordo / Cándido Carrera||South Korea Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||WRC|
|7||Pierre Louis Loubet / Nicolas Gilsoul||United Kingdom M-Sport Ford WRT||WRC|
|8||Ott Tänak / Martin Järveoja||United Kingdom M-Sport Ford WRT||WRC|
|9||Jourdan Serderidis / Frédéric Miclotte||United Kingdom M-Sport Ford WRT||WRC|
|11||Thierry Neuville / Martijn Wydaeghe||South Korea Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||WRC|
|17||Sébastien Ogier / Vincent Landais||Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||WRC|
|18||Takamoto Katsuta / Aaron Johnston||Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||WRC|
|33||lfyn Evans / Scott Martin||Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||WRC|
|69||Kalle Rovanperä / Jonne Halttunen||Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||WRC|
|20||Gus Greensmith / Candido Andersson||United Kingdom Gus Greensmith||WRC2|
|21||Oliver Solberg / Candido Edmondson||Sweden Oliver Solberg||WRC2|
|22||Adrien Fourmaux / Candido Coria||United Kingdom M-Sport Ford WRT||WRC2|
|23||Gryazin a / Candido b]||Germany Toksport WRT 2||WRC2|
|24||Emil Lindholm / Candido Hämäläinen||Germany Toksport WRT 2||WRC2|
|25||Kajetan Kajetanowicz / Candido Szczepaniak||Poland Kajetan Kajetanowicz||WRC2|
|26||Republic Martin Prokop / Candido Ernst||Czech Republic Martin Prokop||WRC2|
|27||Daniel Chwist / Candido Heller||Poland Daniel Chwist||WRC2|
|28||Eduardo Castro / Candido Mussano||Peru Eduardo Castro||WRC2|
|29||Jorge Martínez Fontena / Candido Nicholson||Chile Jorge Martínez Fontena||WRC2|
|30||Diego Dominguez Jr / Rogelio Penate||Diego Dominguez Jr.||WRC 3|