FIA announces overhaul in the Cross-Country Rallies for 2024 season

FIA World Rally-Raid Championship

A major overhaul in the Cross-Country Rally Sporting Regulations to the naming of events, cars and championships should make the various classes and type of vehicle easier to understand and simplify the terminology used.
Changes made in conjunction with the W2RC Promoter A.S.O. and the Cross-Country Rally Commission include the following:

REVISED NAMES OF DISCIPLINES AND EVENTS

  • Cross-Country Event → Cross-Country Rally
  • Cross-Country Baja → Baja
  • Cross-Country Rally → Rally-Raid
  • Cross-Country Marathon Rally → Marathon Rally-Raid

REVISED NAMES OF WORLD AND REGIONAL BAJA CUPS

  • World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas → World Baja Cup
  • European Cup for Cross-Country Bajas → European Baja Cup
  • Middle East Cup for Cross-Country Bajas → Middle East Baja Cup

REVISED NAMES OF VEHICLE GROUPS

  • T1 → Ultimate
  • T2 → Stock
  • T3 → Challenger
  • T4 → SSV
  • T5 → Truck

FIA also announced the 2024 Calendar for Baja Cups:  View the dates here: https://www.rallyraidnetwork.com/2023/index.php/racing-news/global/global-news/2024-fia-baja-calendars.html