The rally will take place from August 18th to 21st and feature a mix of asphalt and gravel stages. The event will start with a ceremonial start in Ypres on Thursday evening before getting underway for real on Friday morning.
As usual, there will be a mix of World Rally Cars, R5 cars, and historic cars participating in the event. Some big names included reigning champion Ott Tanak, Elfyn Evans, Thierry Neuville, and Kris Meeke.
The Ypres Rally has a long and storied history dating back to the 1920s. It was first run as a winter rally before becoming a summer event in the 1930s. The rally was a round of the European Rally Championship from 1955-1972 and then became a round of the World Rally Championship from 1973-2008.
Since its return to the WRC calendar, the Ypres Rally has been held every year without fail and has become one of the most popular events on the calendar. Thanks to its unique mix of stages, it always produces exciting racing and is sure to highlight the 2022 season.
The WRC Ypres Rally Belgium 2022 was a fantastic event! The rally’s highlights were definitely the intense competition and the incredible scenery.
The competition was fierce from start to finish, with drivers pushing their cars to the limit in order to secure a top spot. In the end, Ott Tänak came out on top, with Sebastien Ogier in second and Esapekka Lappi in third.
The scenery was also something to behold. The rally took place in and around the city of Ypres, which is located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The town is famous for its beautiful architecture and its history of wartime bloodshed.
Thanks to the WRC Ypres Rally Belgium 2022, rally fans from all over had the opportunity to see this wonderful corner of Europe up close and personal. I’m sure many of them will look forward to returning for future events!
If you’re interested in following the World Rally Championship, be sure to check out the WRC website and the official WRC app. You can also find plenty of information and photos from the Ypres Rally on social media. Until next time, happy rallying!