The WRC deserves the best

The WRC deserves the best

The Rally of Portugal needs to leave the Algarve and return to its spiritual home of Porto if it's to remain a highlight of the WRC calendar, reckons David Evans

Michele Mouton wasn't happy. She was, in fact, far from happy. All she could see was men playing golf, not people watching rally cars. The south of Portugal, for Michele, is not the place for our sport.

She's absolutely right. And, this week, if speculation is to be believed, the World Rally Championship will bid farewell to the Algarve and return to its spiritual home in and around Porto next season.

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