World Rally Championship organisers have cancelled Argentina's postponed round on, while announcing the season, halted by the coronavirus pandemic, would re-start in Estonia in September.

It will be the first time Estonia, home of reigning world champion Ott Taenak, has featured on the WRC calendar. The short-format gravel rally based around Tartu is scheduled for 4-6 September.

The revised schedule published on Thursday sees Turkey following on from Estonia on 24-27 September.

Germany's round will be on 15-18 October, with Italy (Sardinia) on 29 October-1 November after being postponed from June while Japan is scheduled to end the season on 19-22 November.

Rallies in Belgium and Croatia could also feature with talks ongoing.

The championship completed three rounds in Monte-Carlo, Sweden and Mexico before the new coronavirus sent countries into lockdown.

Six times world champion Sebastien Ogier leads the standings for Toyota.

"Today's restart announcement sends a clear signal that the 2020 WRC is back in business," said WRC promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla in a statement.

FIA rally director Yves Matton said he was confident there would be a minimum of eight rallies this year.

"Today's restart announcement sends a clear signal that the 2020 WRC is back in business," said WRC promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla in a statement.

FIA rally director Yves Matton said he was confident there would be a minimum of eight rallies this year.