Wales Rally confirmed for World Rally Championship

Colin Turkington
Colin Turkington

The UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship - Wales Rally GB - has been confirmed in the 2016 schedule that will visit no fewer than five continents.

The 14 round championship gets into gear with the Monte Carlo Rally in January and will conclude in Australia 11 months later, with a round in China for the first time in 17 years.

  Wales Rally GB will be the final European fixture and the penultimate round of the championship and will again be based in north Wales on 28-30 October, preserving the likelihood of tricky late-year conditions which make the legendary event such a renowned sporting challenge.

  Wales Rally GB to conclude the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship begins on Thursday next.

Meanwhile 18 teams are set to contest the 2016 British Touring Car Championship and Team BMR with whom Colin Turkington competed is to field four cars next year.

Turkington however he is likely to remain with Team BMR.