Event History

  • Ypres Rally was first held in 1965 and became established as a frontline fixture in the European Rally Championship for many years.
  • Belgium’s former WRC driver Freddy Loix is the Ypres master, with a remarkable haul of 11 wins between 1996 and 2016.
  • Loix twice racked up a golden run of four straight victories – between 1996 and 1999 and also from 2013 to 2016.
  • Other winners prior to Ypres’ WRC debut in 2021 include former world champions Walter Röhrl and Miki Biasion, Henri Toivonen, Kris Meeke, Thierry Neuville and 2019 winner Craig Breen.