Women’s Programme

WRC Promoter is providing the foundations to assist talented up-and-coming female rally drivers fast-track their careers to a seat in the FIA Junior WRC in 2025.

TAKE THE NEXT STEPS IN YOUR WRC JOURNEY


WRC Promoter is providing the foundations to assist talented up-and-coming female rally drivers fast-track their careers to a seat in the FIA Junior WRC in 2025.



Who is eligible?


  • This programme is open to any female driver aged 27 and under as of 1 January 2024.



How can I apply?


  • Send to beyondrally@wrc.com a two-minute introduction video explaining your motivation to be part of this programme and why you believe you have what it takes to compete in the WRC.
  • This should be accompanied by a CV highlighting your driving career to date [*1].
  • Submission must be made prior to 30 July.



What’s next?


The 15 most suitable candidates will be invited to join a three-day European-based training camp this summer [*2]. The training camp will include:

  • A fitness evaluation
  • PR-readiness evaluation
  • Mechanical knowledge evaluation
  • Pacenote and recce technique evaluation
  • Sim-work evaluation playing EA Rally
  • One day driving on gravel
  • One day driving on Tarmac

Candidates will need to present themselves as media-savvy, showing a good mechanical understanding of their car, capable of completing a recce and of course driving ability on a variety of surfaces.



Central European Rally


Candidates will be evaluated by a judging panel and the three candidates who show the most aptitude will be invited to contest Central European Rally (17-20 Oct.) in M-Sport Poland-prepared Ford Fiesta Rally3s. 



Junior WRC 2025


One of these three drivers will be selected by jury to receive a fully supported campaign in the 2025 FIA Junior WRC season.

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[*1] A C-license will be required by October in order to contest Central European Rally

[*2] Cost of accommodation and meals included. Applicants must pay their own travel

Latvia
Starts: Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 4:31:00 AM
Italy
Starts: Friday, July 26, 2024 at 7:00:00 AM
Hungary
Starts: Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 6:00:00 AM