It’ll be a data gathering exercise that they can use to entice sponsors to pay for more champagne and prawn sandwiches on expenses.
And also with WRC Promoter, besides a huge increase in "fixed" costs like fees, amount of people from promoter/TV, etc, they also have a huge
(as in, where did that come from?)
Daniel Ricciardo is the wild card, Nyck de Vries is the key, and Guenther Steiner is the mystery for the final 4 available seats in F1.
WRC has become too expensive for most privateers to spend 50% of their yearly budget on 1 single rally.
Just the fuel and tyre budlet kills them