Rally 2022 FIA World Rally Championship - Dawn of the Hybrid Era

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  1. MiniCamaro

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    World Rally Cars are to be replaced with Rally1 cars, which will combine
    100kW electric motors and the existing combustion engine, while a hydrocarbon-based, fossil-free, 100% sustainable fuel will be used.

    https://www.wrc.com/en/news/2021/wrc/wrc-roars-into-hybrid-era-with-expanded-2022-calendar/

    "Spain’s late October fixture leads into the finale in Japan, mainstream Asia’s first appearance in the WRC since it last visited the country in 2010. "

    "Mainstream Asia?" Where's Alt Asia on this calendar?
     
  2. MCS02

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    You have to zoom in really tight on google maps to find Mainstream Asia. It is a stream after all.

    not excited about the electric future
     
  3. Crashton

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    I know electric cars are the future. They are not in my future. As an old fart I'll be driving a hydrocarbon powered car until I hang up my keys for the last time.

    We have hybrid F1 now & it hasn't done anything to improve the racing. There is Formula E that is a real snooze-fest. Now WRC-hybrid & they are talking of hybrids for Indy car in the near future. :Dead:
     
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    I love the tech but all electric cars are kind of like jet fighters. Cool but nothing like seeing some of the old war birds like a P51 mustang. They just don't have a sole. The other thing I don't like is they are being shoved down our throats in the name of saving the environment. I wont get into it but they are not easer on the environment.
    There is some cool things about them and if you like them great, I may own one one day too. But still
     

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