FIA European Championships for Rallycross Drivers – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The FIA European Championship for Rallycross is a rallycross competition held in organized under the auspices of the FIA .

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The championship began in as the Embassy/ERA European Rallycross In 1976 the FIA created regulations for and awarded the first official cup. For 1978 two classes introduced, one class for Touring and one for Grand Touring cars, but the FIA cup was for the driver with the highest of scored points from Divisions, Norwegian Martin

In 1979 Schanche claimed the ever true FIA European title.

In 1982 the FIA reorganized the into Division 1, for Group A but to two-wheel drive, and Division 2 for the Rallycross Specials . which the use of four-wheel drive. The first Champions under this new became Norwegian Egil and Austrian Franz Wurz of ex-Formula One driver Alexander ).

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After several major Group B cars were from the WRC at the end of 1986, but found new home in the European Rallycross in 1987. Division 1 continued to use two-wheel drive touring but the Division 2 received the exotic B machinery such as the Peugeot 205 16 E2, Ford RS200 E2. Lancia S4.

Audi Sport Quattro S1 or MG 6R4. which continued to be past their highest of evolution in rallying.

Beginning in the season, the Group B cars and the four-wheel drive specials in to the era. Division 1 was now open to drive cars, but using N regulations. Division 2 was based in A, but allowing several extra such as changing to a different produced by the same manufacturer, a turbocharger or four-wheel drive.

This allowed the creation of based on the Citroën Xantia. 306 or Ford Escort RS2000. A division was added, for two-wheel cars up to 1.4 litres, called Cup, but the title was recognized by the FIA in 1995.

In 1997, the divisions swapped, with Division 1 now the primary class, with A-based cars, and Group N to Division 2. In 1999, Division 1 was cars based on WRC and Supertouring but with the same set of freedoms as the A (adding turbochargers and four-wheel where needed). Division 2 Group N, but with a maximum of 2.0 litres and only two-wheel In 2001 the 1400 Cup’s was upgraded to Division 2A.

For 2003, the class format was once more, assuming the that is currently used. 1 and Division 2 remain essentially with 4WD turbocharged Group A and 2WD normally aspirated 2.0 litre N cars, respectively, but a new Division A1 was to replace the 1400 Cup, regular Group A cars up to 1.6

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