WRC launches sustainability roadbook ahead of Beyond Rally event in Portugal

Revealed at SportsPro Live, the strategy sets overarching goals for the future of the rally championship.
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The World Rally Championship (WRC) has unveiled its sustainability roadbook, which was presented for the first time at SportsPro Live at the Kia Oval.


  • The strategy covers the operations of WRC Promoter and Rallycross Promoter, as well as all championships under their umbrellas
  • Beyond Rally will be established as the platform for all sustainability initiatives


As part of the strategy, an overarching goal has been defined for each action area, with targets spanning the short term (2024-2025), mid term (2026-2030), and long term (2030 onwards).

The action area for climate includes WRC and World RX’s carbon footprint measurement of 2022, the baseline year, and set a carbon management plan between 2023 and 2030. The responsible management action area also sets a roadmap for certifying all championships stakeholders with the International Automobile Federation’s (FIA) three-star environmental accreditation until 2027.


WRC Promoter’s head of sustainability Santiago Peña Gomez said: “The roadbook is WRC’s manifesto to guide and position our championships as a driving force for sustainable progress. It reflects the vision and collective will of our stakeholders to steer rallying towards a resilient and socially responsible future, recognising the challenges ahead and leveraging our innovative spirit to achieve long-term transformation.”

Coming next:

WRC will host the second edition of its Beyond Rally forum in Portugal ahead of its next rally in the country on 9th May.

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