Citroen Total World Rally Team, Ford World Rally Team and WRC Team MINI Portugal are registered as manufacturer entries. Adapta World Rally Team, Citroen Junior World Rally Team, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team and Qatar World Rally Team are all registered as WRC Teams.
WRC Team MINI Portugal has elected not to score manufacturers’ points. However, all other entrants will be eligible for makes’ points on the remaining 12 rounds of the series, starting from this week’s Rally Sweden.
There has also been a reclassification of the manufacturers’ championship points following Rallye Monte-Carlo. MINI WRC Team keeps the 26 points it scored on the season-opener although it is no longer classified as a manufacturer entrant.
The points scored by Armindo Araujo World Rally Team and Palmeirinha Rally have been removed as these entrants have been incorporated under the WRC Team MINI Portugal umbrella.
The final registration date for WRC Teams planning to contest the FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers is 27 March 2012.