World Rallycross Championship
FIA wants road-like cars with LMP1 performance leading the field in 2020.
However, internal combustion engines won't be ditched completely.
Volkswagen's Head of Technical Development says the company is lobbying for an EV class World Rallycross and Global Rallycross.
Ken Block will compete using a 600-horsepower Ford Focus RS in the FIA Global Rallycross and will have full factory support from the Blue Oval. The racer will also star in Gymkhana 9.
Rallycross is seeing a sudden surge in popularity with two series bringing the racing to the US and Europe. The Ford OMSE team is competing in both championships this season, and it saw no reason not to hold practice with a highly modified Fiesta in the snow of Northern Sweden. It brought together Andreas Bakkerud from the European-focused Chris Bruce