Browsing: Cross-Country Rallying

In a surprising turn of events, German manufacturer Audi has been slapped with a hefty €750,000 fine for abruptly shutting down its cross-country rally program after just one season. The decision, which was deemed to be ‘harming the image’ of the FIA World Rally-Raid Championship, serves as a cautionary tale for manufacturers in the high-stakes world of Dakar Rally and cross-country racing.