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FIA launches rally safety guidelines

The FIA has launched a new set of Rally Safety Guidelines to improve safety at every level of the sport, whilst maintaining the action and spectacle loved by fans across the world.

Happy 60th Birthday, Juha Kankkunen!

Four time World Rally Champion and a Flying Finn Juha Kankkunen celebrates 60th birthday 2nd April.

Rally Guide 1 for Neste Rally Finland 2019 is published

The first official document for Neste Rally Finland 2019, Rally Guide 1 is published now here at our event website.

SKODA Motorsport’s Kalle Rovanperä fighting for WRC 2 Pro category lead

Driving a privately entered ŠKODA FABIA R5, Kalle Rovanperä and co-driver Jonne Halttunen are facing the winding and narrow roads of the 14 special stages for the very first time.

Neste Rally Finland organiser AKK Sports partners up with ICT company Office Management

The organiser of Neste Rally Finland, AKK Sports Ltd, and Office Management Oy Finland have signed a partnership agreement on 15 February 2019 on the implementation of the Rally Finland ICT solutions.

Route 2019 respects traditions in Korpilahti, Jämsä and Laukaa – Rovanperä’s dramatic recollection: ”I’ve never seen so much support”

Scheduled for August 1st-4th, this year’s Finnish round of the World Rally Championship – Neste Rally Finland – follows a route based on last year’s winning recipe. The new spices, such as the return of Leustu, are once more set to make the event nail-bitingly exciting throughout all 23 rollercoaster special stages on Central Finland’s famously fast sand-and-gravel roads.

Lindholm stuck to his plan and reached second place on WRC2

Earlier today Team GRX’s Emil Lindholm and Mikael Korhonen placed second in WRC Rally Sweden’s WRC2. Competing with Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 the Finnish twosome was 12th in the overall competition.

Finnish Rally Championship leader Lindholm goes after World Rally Championship points

Finnish Rally Championship opener, Arctic Lapland rally’s winners Emil Lindholm, 22 and Mikael Korhonen, 33 are driving of WRC2-group’s points in Rally Sweden this upcoming weekend.

Neste Rally Finland route 2019 will be revealed 20th February

The route of Neste Rally Finland 2019 will be revealed on Wednesday 20th February.

Finnish champ Pietarinen for WRC2

The 25-year-old and co-driver Juhana Raitanen will kick-off their season at next week’s Rally Sweden (14 - 17 February), where their TGS Worldwide-prepared car will be nominated by Skoda Motorsport in WRC 2 Pro alongside Kalle Rovanperä.

Birmingham blast-off for 2019 FIA World Rally Championship

· Spectacular season launch for WRC at Autosport International show· Star drivers and cars take centre stage at WRC’s Super Saturday · Huge crowds watch teams unveil 2019 World Rally Cars

Finland network YLE seals agreement to screen WRC

WRC Promoter has finalised major new TV broadcast partnerships in key countries in the build-up to the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship.

Finland got Neste Rally Finland moved to early August - “We can now organise an even better rally for the fans”

It has been a long-time desire of the Rally Finland organiser AKK Sports to move the event to August – and now they got their wish. Next year, Finland’s biggest annual sports event Neste Rally Finland will be driven 1 - 4 August, which means that the event now returns to its traditional spot in the WRC calendar, where it has last been in 2015.