Program & Broadcasts

Program & Broadcasts

The digital motorsport event entertains at both Jyväskylä Lutakko Harbour and home. The event area will be open for audience 8th August at 11.30–21.00. Welcome to join the event starred with rally stars!

Free event area - Yle, WRC and Keskisuomalainen follows the event action

Neste Rally Finland eChallenge and the Finnish Digital Racing Championship final keeps up the excitement throughout the day. The promoter of the World Rally Championship, WRC, will stream live broadcasts of the event on its social media channels and Yle TV2 will broadcast live on-site from 7 pm to 8.30 pm for the finals and podium ceremonies.

Media partner Keskisuomalainen is also involved in both the pre-content and the recordings of the day. The event is hosted by Timo Lievemaa. On the channels of the event organiser AKK Sports, the day of digital motorsport can be followed via Neste Rally Finland's social media.

On Neste Bensis Facebook and Instagram channels spectators cand get themselves to the eWRC feeling in advance with a fun contest, the prizes of which are unique t-shirts with autographs of rally stars. 

Event on WRC channels:

Event in Neste Rally channels:

You can access Yle's program page here.

Timetable 8 Aug – Neste Rally Finland eChallenge and the Finnish Digital Racing Championship final

11.30: the event area opens to the public (free entry)
11.30-12.30: Finnish Digital Racing Championship, FDRC / free practice
11.30-12.00: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / free practice 1
12.00-12.30: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / semi-final 1 – drivers: Marko Räisänen, Jukka Lehtinen, Mika Laitinen, Teemu Rantanen
12.45-14.15: FDRC / qualifying
13.15-14.30: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / free practice 2
14.30-15.00: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / semi-final 2 – drivers: Sami-Pajari, Lauri Joona, Sami-Matti Trogen, Aleksi Lampi
15.30-16.15: FDRC / semi-finals
16.45-17.15: Toyota GR Yaris Launch and Kalle Rovanperä & Takamoto Katsuta interviews (on the Podium stage)
17.15-18.15: FDRC / finals 
17.15-18.30: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / free practice 3
18.15-18.30: FDRC / podium ceremonies
18.45-19.00: Neste Rally Finland and the City of Jyväskylä / signing agreement of the cooperation
19.00-20.30: Yle TV2's live broadcast from the event area
19.00-19.05: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge​ / pre-interviews before last finals
19.10-19.30: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / semi-final 3 – drivers: Esapekka Lappi, Kalle Rovanperä, Teemu Suninen, Takamoto Katsuta, Roland Poom
19.40-20.10: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / final
20.15-20.30: Neste Rally Finland eChallenge / podium ceremonies and interviews
21.00: The event area closes

The public will have the opportunity to try out iRacing driving simulators in an eWRC tent. The simulators are disinfected on behalf of the organiser after each visitor. Please remember to follow the instructions carefully on-site and to take care of hand and cough hygiene as well as distances. Staff will use face masks in the eWRC competition area.

Event information is constantly updated on the Neste Rally website (latest update on 7 Aug). The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the event.