The WRC’s young talent series, formerly called the WRC Academy. It is open to drivers aged 26 or under on 1 January 2014 competing in identically prepared two-wheel drive, single make cars. The calendar comprises six European events in support of WRC, but Junior WRC crews do not usually compete over the full distance. Drivers’ five best results count towards the final championship standings.
Location at the entrance to the service park where media speak to competitors at the end of each morning and afternoon loop. Crews conduct interviews before checking-in at their allotted time.
Over time limit. Competitors arriving more than 15 minutes later than the target time between two time controls are said to be OTL and must retire from the day’s competition.