World Rally Championship-2
Current season summary
The FIA World Rally Championship-2 or WRC-2 (formerly known as Super 2000 World Rally Championship or S-WRC), is a companion rally series to the World Rally Championship, and is driven on the same stages. WRC-2 is limited to production-based cars homologated under the Super 2000, N4, R5 rules. The series began in 2010 and split the Production World Rally Championship (P-WRC), which was previously open to both Super 2000 and Group N4 cars, into two separate competitions, both of which received their own FIA titles. There was also a World Rally Championship Cup for Teams within the S-WRC but this was discontiniued after 2010.
The following Super 2000 rally cars are currently in production and eligible to compete in SWRC:
- Fiat Grande Punto Abarth S2000
- Ford Fiesta S2000 1
- Peugeot 207 S2000
- Škoda Fabia S20002
- Toyota Auris S2000
- Volkswagen Polo S2000
- MG ZR S2000
- Opel Corsa S2000
- Proton Satria Neo S20003
The following cars are going or are built under the R5 rules or RRC (Regional Race Car) rules:
- Citroën DS3 R5
- Citroën DS3 RRC
- Ford Fiesta RRC
- Ford Fiesta R5N 1
- Mini John Cooper Works S2000N 2
- Peugeot 208 GTi
The following cars are built under the R4 or N4 rules and will be eligible to enter WRC-2 and the Production Cup:
From 2010 to 2012(as S-WRC), there are 10 qualifying rallies for the new series, and at the time of registration entrants must nominate seven rallies, including two outside Europe, in which to score points. The S-WRC is in addition to the WRC Cup for S2000 Teams, which was announced earlier in the year. The S-WRC Teams cup was scraped from 2011 onwards.
From 2013 there's no fixed calendar. The teams can participate in any round of the season with the requirement that teams must contest at least seven events, with their best six results from the first seven events they enter being counted towards their final points tally.
- ‡ Yuriy Protasov raced in 3 cars during the 2013 World Rally Championship-2 season: During the first races he raced with Subaru Impreza STi before switching to Ford Fiesta RRC and later to Ford Fiesta R5
- The Fiesta R5 is completely brand new model based on facelifted production model - Fiesta ST.
- Alltough this car is built under the RRC rules, Prodrive still uses the S2000 label for this car.