The Rally Argentina kicks off on the evening of Thursday 27 April with a spectacular show stage in Cordoba. The winner is expected to cross the finish line in Carlos Paz around midday on Sunday 30 April.
Did you know...... the first Rally Argentina took place in 1980 in the Tucumán Region under the name Rally Codasur, and the winner was a certain Walter Röhrl?... that, alongside football, Argentines are also passionate about motorsport?... Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio is an idol of Formula 1 history?... Argentine Carlos Reutemann not only took second place in the Formula 1 championship in 1981, but also third place in the Rally Argentina in both 1980 and 1985?
... Jorge Recalde drove to a hugely celebrated overall victory in 1988, making him the only Argentine to-date to win a round of the World Rally Championship?
... every year, more than one million fans converge on the rally and enjoy a huge fiesta?The 2017 calendar for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2):Rally Monte Carlo 19.01.–22.01.2017Rally Sweden 09.02.–12.02.2017Rally Mexico 09.03.–12.03.2017Rally France 06.04.–09.04.2017Rally Argentina 27.04.–30.04.2017Rally Portugal 18.05.–21.05.2017Rally Italy 08.06.–11.06.2017Rally Poland 29.06.–02.07.2017Rally Finland 27.07.–30.07.2017Rally Germany 17.08.–20.08.2017Rally Spain 05.10.–08.10.2017Rally Great Britain 26.10.–29.10.2017Rally Australia 16.11.–19.11.2017