The granddaddy of all the motor rally sports, WRC, has finally set off. The World Rally Championship is a year-long motorsport that packs challenging routes and heavily modified cars. If you are an avid WRC fan and can’t wait to watch WRC 2019 live online, we’ve got you covered.
WRC is a championship between manufacturers, rally drivers and the co drivers. Almost every year, the event is supported by a Junior World Rally Championship and a World Rally Championship-2. Since it is an internationally recognized rally sports, it is covered by a huge list of broadcasters.
However, if you are not living in the US, then chances are that you might need a list of alternative streaming channels as well as a VPN.
Continue reading to find out complete details of the WRC 2019 events, schedule, list of broadcasters and streaming channels where you can live stream all the races.
WRC Live TV Coverage 2019
The World Rally Championship is watched and enjoyed all over the world. As a result, it is covered by a huge list of broadcasters in over dozens of countries. Check out the following list of broadcasters and see if it is available in your region:
List of Broadcasters
|Viasat Sport Baltic||Estonian||Paid|
|United Kingdom||BT Sport||English||Paid|
|United States||Eleven Sports Network||English||Paid|
|Red Bull TV||English||Free on the internet|
WRC 2019 Calendar
Australia, Europe, North and South America and Middle East are the regions where the event will take place over the period of eleven months, i.e., from January till November.
The rest has started on January 24, 2019. And, it is scheduled to conclude on November 17, 2019.
The championship has fourteen rounds that take place in fourteen countries. What’s most unique about the event is that each round runs on a different surface. Some rallies run on Gravel surface, while some on Tarmac. There are also races where drivers are required to race on mixed surface.
Here is the complete WRC 2019 calendar you can check out to see when the next event is going to happen.
WRC 2019 Rally Calendar
|9||Finland Rally Finland||Gravel|
|10||Germany ADAC Rallye Deutschland||Tarmac|
|11||Turkey Rally of Turkey||Gravel|
|12||United Kingdom Wales Rally GB||Gravel|
|13||Spain RACC Rally Catalunya de España||Mixed|
|14||Australia Rally Australia||Gravel|
How to Watch WRC 2019 Online with a VPN?
There are over 190 countries in the world. And, as you can see from the list of broadcasters above, not every country covers the championship at all.
Secondly, you may also notice that some services are completely free while others are paid. There’s also the language issue with some free services as well.
You might come across another problem while trying to watch WRC 2019 live online and that is content block.
For instance, you might be a UK citizen and have BTSports access there. However, you might have to leave your country for vacation or any other purpose. The problem is that you won’t be able to access BTSports outside the UK due to licensing issues.
To overcome all the listed issues and live stream WRC 2019 online, you need to subscribe to a trustworthy VPN service. Here’s how you can do that:
- Find and settle on a reliable VPN service provider.
- Now, choose your desired plan and subscribe
- Pick the desired application for your devices such as a smartphone or laptop
- Open the app and enter your login details.
- Connect to UK Server Location (or any other location of your choice)
- Access and enjoy WRC on BTSports from anywhere
You might be thinking, how a VPN can help you access BTSports or other geo-restricted channels from anywhere? The answer is anonymity.
VPNs are built to offer privacy and security. The services use anonymous IP addresses to not only hide your browsing history and activities but also to change your location virtually and let you access any content from any country.
How to Watch WRC 2019 without TV Cable
If you are not a TV fan or you don’t get time to catch all the live sports fun on the TV due to work, you may want to opt for an alternative, i.e., streaming services.
Don’t let your cable TV subscription go to waste, even when you can’t watch WRC 2019 on your TV. You can always catch on all the exciting and thrilling moments of the sports via streaming services that broadcast TV cable channels.
Check out the following streaming services where you can find your favorite channels broadcasting WRC live streaming online.
Note: The following list of countries may only work in the United States. If you have a subscription to these services and not currently in the US, you may need a VPN to access the channels from anywhere.
It is one of the top streaming platforms out there, offering a huge list of TV channels that you can catch on while away from your home. The streaming service offers three different kinds of bundles which can further be customized with premium add-ons.
It means you can add your favorite channels for a few added bucks and watch live sports or other content on the go. SlingTV can be installed and run on a wide range of devices including FireStick, SmartTV and Chromecast.
DirecTV Now is one of the many competitors of SlingTV. You may also say that all these streaming platforms are competitor to each other. Anyway, you can catch WRC on DirecTV Now as well. The starting price (without tax) is $35/month. The starting number of channels you can get with this package is 155+.
If you wish to get access to 330+ channels, you may want to cough up $110 per month. You can watch ESPN, Fox Sports, HBO, Showtime and more.
Fubo TV can be another great addition to your list of TV cable alternatives. The starting cost is $54.99 per month. Similar to Sling TV, you can customize the package and add more channels to your list at an added premium cost.
The streaming platform may not have ESPN on its list of networks but you may find Eleven Sports where you can watch World Rally Championship live online in 2019.
Top 5 Driver Standings
|Top Drivers Standings||Pts|
Top 5 Co-Driver Standings
|Top Co-Drivers Standings||Pts|
Top Manufacturer Standings
|Top Manufacturers Standings||Pts|
|1||HYUNDAI SHELL MOBIS WORLD RALLY TEAM Hyundai||242|
|2||TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Toyota||198|
|3||CITROEN TOTAL WRT Citroen||170|
|4||M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Ford||152|
Don’t Miss Any of the Thrilling WRC Rallies, Ever
I hope with this guide, you won’t ever have to miss out on any of the rallies ever again or search for any guides on how to watch WRC 2019 live online from anywhere.