eSports buzz at a free event with star drivers
WRC drivers Kalle Rovanperä, Esapekka Lappi and Teemu Suninen, as well as visiting international challengers such as Takamoto Katsuta – the list of participants at the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge puts a smile on a motorsport fans face.
Event will be run on selected virtual special stages of Neste Rally Finland, which are also featured in the official WRC game.
eWRC challenge, Finnish Digital Racing Championship final and other entertainment
In addition to the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge, the Jyväskylä Lutakko harbour sets the stage for the exciting 2020 Digital Racing Finnish Championship finals, featuring the top 20 of Finnish drivers with their iRacing simulators. The event will also feature live interviews, hosted entertainment and lounge areas provided by the event partners as well as bar and restaurant services.
Follow broadcasts of Yle, WRC and Keskisuomalainen beforehand and throughout the day
WRC will be streaming the event live on their social media channels and the Finnish public service broadcaster Yle will cover the finals as well as the podium ceremonies live on 8 August from 19:00–20:30 (Finnish time). Also official media partner Keskisuomalainen will create both pre-event and event day contents for the audience.
Responsible event together – please follow on-site instructions
The free of charge event will be organised responsibly and in accordance with all the current restrictions and safety recommendations related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This means e.g. that the number of visitors to the event area will be limited to a total of 1 000. Please see the instructions for visitors in advance and at the event area.
The Lutakko harbour is located near the Jyväskylä city centre and can be easily accessed on foot or by bicycle. For those arriving by car or motorbike, the city of Jyväskylä is providing free parking in ‘Lutakonaukio’ (Lutakko Square). The Lutakko harbout parking area will be used for the event and is not available for parking.
Info for media
More info about media accreditation can be found here »
Further info of the event will be updated constantly at the Neste Rally Finland website (latest update 31th of July). The organiser reserves all the rights for changes.
Watch the trailer of Neste Rally Finland eChallenge: