Areas of Belgium and Germany have been ravaged by among the heaviest rainfall recorded final month, leading to flash floods which have destroyed communities and claimed greater than 200 lives. It’s estimated that the price of restoration will run into billions of euros.
Given the plight that faces elements of Belgium, Fourmaux has called on the WRC family to help raise funds for these affected by the flood forward of subsequent week’s Rally Ypres.
It’s the first time the well-known Belgian rally will host a WRC occasion after COVID-19 compelled its cancelation final yr.
“As I need to do extra for Belgium individuals, I began a crowdfunding marketing campaign to assist them,” Fourmaux posted on Twitter.
“There may be nothing the WRC household cannot do and I hope you’ll be a part of me! Donation goes to Purple Cross Belgium.”
Fourmaux additionally rewarded one of many many volunteers that has helped flood victims within the aftermath of the catastrophe, with a passenger journey throughout his Rally Ypres pre-event check.
Fellow WRC rookie Oliver Solberg has additionally joined forces to assist the marketing campaign, providing a pair of his driving gloves and cap to a specific person who both shares the hyperlink to the fundraising web page or donates to the fund.
“As an additional incentive I’ll give away a bundle of issues together with my driving gloves, a cap and extra to 1 random variety one that donates and shares this tweet,” posted Solberg.
“Collectively the WRC group can come collectively to assist these in want.”
Rally Ypres is scheduled to start subsequent Friday.