Intercontinental Rally Challenge

The Intercontinental Rally Challenge ( IRC abbreviated ) was founded in 2006 by Euro sport and the FIA ​​and was held until 2012. For season 2013, the IRC merged with the European Rally Championship (ERC ) and the previous IRC promoter Euro Sports Events took over the marketing of the ERC. This marked the end of the IRC.

This rally series should talented young riders and amateurs offer an international future in rally racing.

The race series with a program from four European rallies witnessed in the 2006 season, her debut year, 2007 was international. 2007 were nine rallies in Europe, Asia and Africa on the program. 2008 already stood at ten events. 2009 continued to grow the series and now encompassed eleven rallies around the globe. The event began in 2009, the Monte Carlo Rally, as this was not in the calendar of the FIA World Rally Championship 2009 due to the rotation principle. There were 2011 at the manufacturer Abarth, Honda, M-Sport, Peugeot, Proton, Ralliart, Skoda and Subaru, which made for brand diversity.

In the IRC Super 2000 cars and rally cars of Group N and Group A were allowed to 2000 cm ³ displacement. The manufacturers and drivers who were enrolled were allowed to score.

All events were partly live to see on Euro Sports and Euro Sports 2.