Round 5 - WRC Argentina
Official Website: Rally Argentina
Rally Argentina was first held in 1980 in the province of Tucuman, organised by the Automovil Club Argentino, after successfully running two FIA sanctioned events: in 1978, Rally Vuelta a la America del Sur and in 1979, Rally Codasur.
Walter Rohrl - Christian Geistdorfer (Fiat 131 Abarth) were the winners of that first edition in 1980. Tucuman also played host to the 1981 Rally Argentina. The event did not take place in 1982 and one year later it moved south to San Carlos de Bariloche.
In 1984 Cordoba was the base of the event and proved to be the most suitable location for this kind of competition. Since then, Rally Argentina has always been held in Cordoba with the sole exception of the 1992 edition run in Tucuman.
Twisty roads, stages at high altitude, many water splashes and over a million fans are just some of the features of the most popular event of the world rally calendar.
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