Why is Mitsubishi not in WRC?

Why is Mitsubishi not in WRC?

Mitsubishi stopped funding the tuning company in 2010, citing financial pressures. By that time, the company had been out of the WRC for three years. The revival of the Ralliart brand comes as Mitsubishi reports a loss of 312 billion yen (roughly £2 billion) for the 2020 financial year.

Is Mitsubishi in WRC?

The Mitsubishi Lancer WRC is a World Rally Car built by Ralliart, Mitsubishi Motors’ motorsport division, to compete in the World Rally Championship.

What years did Mitsubishi win WRC?

Mitsubishi Motors has won the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies on four occasions, three times consecutively (1998-2000), and again in 2003, and is one of the most successful manufacturers in the history of The Dakar with nine victories.

Will Mitsubishi make a comeback?

Mitsubishi could make a long-awaited comeback to the world of rally racing in the coming years. “We plan to expand [Ralliart] to a wide range of models as genuine accessories first, but we will also consider involvement in rallies,” the CEO stated, according to Japanese publication Response.

Is Mitsubishi making a comeback?

Mitsubishi fans, rejoice. The Japanese company’s famed Ralliart sub-brand will be making a comeback. But, don’t count on another Lancer Evolution. The move was announced in the company’s fiscal 2020 financial report.

What is the best rally car of all time?

The 10 best WRC cars of all time

  • Volkswagen Polo R WRC.
  • Fiat 131 Abarth.
  • Audi Quattro.
  • Citroën C4 WRC.
  • Toyota Celica.
  • Peugeot 205 T16.
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.
  • Lancia Delta HF. The Lancia Delta HF and HF Integrale are the most successful rally cars of all time in terms of pure wins.

What happened to the Mitsubishi Evo?

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ended production in 2016. And though the Lancer Evolution is gone, its fans and the company’s shareholders have apparently not forgotten. The return of Mitsubishi’s halo machine made its way to the rumor mill in 2019 when Mitsubishi joined the Renault-Nissan alliance.