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The carbon footprint of the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge waste management will be zero, thanks to L&T

L&T AKK Sports Ltd. will work together to reduce the carbon footprint of the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge on 8th of August by providing carbon-neutral waste management for the event.

Let's make a responsible Neste Rally Finland eChallenge together

The Neste Rally Finland eChallenge organiser AKK Sports and its partners are paying special attention to a safe and convenient visitor experience – let's make a responsible event together on 8th of August at Lutakko Harbour in Jyväskylä!

Neste is the title sponsor of Neste Rally Finland eChallenge

Neste is the title sponsor of Neste Rally Finland eChallenge and supports the creation of a responsible and sustainable event held by AKK on 8 August 2020.

Neste Rally Finland eChallenge brings together Finnish and international motorsport stars

On 8 August 2020, the Neste Rally Finland organiser AKK Sports is bringing some big-name Finnish and international motorsport stars to the Jyväskylä harbour to take part in a digital motorsport event. In addition to the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge, the free event day also features the 2020 Digital Racing Finnish Championship finals as well as other entertainment. Fans can enjoy the action either live in Jyväskylä or especially via the Finnish TV company Yle’s broadcasts and the WRC streams.

Rally Finland stays in Jyväskylä also in 2021-2023 - AKK wants to strengthen regional co-operations

Jyväskylä City Government approved 8th of June a cooperation agreement between Jyväskylä City and AKK Sports Ltd on organising the Finnish round of the World Rally Championship in 2021-2023. Neste Rally's organiser wants to strengthen its cooperation networks not only with the city but also with regional parties in the spirit of responsible rally making. 

Neste Rally Finland not immune to global pandemic: Rally Finland rescheduled for 2021

The 2020 Neste Rally Finland was due to take place 6 - 9 August in and around Jyväskylä in Central Finland, the traditional home of the event. The rally, which is the biggest annual sporting event in Finland, was also supposed to celebrate its 70th anniversary in conjunction with this year’s event. Instead, the organiser AKK Sports Ltd will now immediately start the wind-down of the 2020 event.

Government measures affect motorsports - Decisions regarding Rally Finland postponed

Finland’s government has decided at a press conference held on 22 April 2020 to ban all events over 500 people until the end of July 2020.

Thousands of volunteers are needed to make Neste Rally Finland happen

The Finnish round of World Rally Championship is heading towards its 70th anniversary. Thousands of volunteers are working for the rally around Finland and in the City of Jyväskylä in addition to more than a hundred different motorsport and other clubs. Around 4500 people will be needed to make the Neste Rally Finland happen.

Rally Guide 1 for Neste Rally Finland 2020 is published

The first official document for Neste Rally Finland 2020, Rally Guide 1 is published.

Co-operation negotiations of AKK have ended

AKK has completed co-operation negotiations concerning the entire personnel of both the Finnish Automobile Sport Federation, AKK-Motorsport and its wholly-owned marketing company, AKK Sports Ltd. 

Neste Rally Finland strengthens organisation: WRC professional appointed Deputy Clerk of the Course

Miikka Anttila, who has gained considerable experience and success in his WRC career, has joined the Neste Rally Finland organisation, strengthening the team as Deputy Clerk of the Course and Rally Expert.

Rally Finland lends its computers to students and challenges other companies

Due to the prevalent coronavirus epidemic, schools have had to close down and education has largely moved to distance learning. Neste Rally Finland has wanted to offer a helping hand and lend its laptops, that will be used during the event, to young students.

Neste Rally Finland organization's update regarding Corona virus outbreak in Finland

The Finnish government has issued a recommendation today (March 12th, 2020) that all public gatherings / events of more than 500 people should be cancelled until the end of May 2020 to prevent the spreading of the Covid-19, or Corona virus in Finland. We are currently waiting for further instructions from the Regional State Administrative Agencies and also from the Federation Internationale de L´Automobile FIA and WRC Promoter GmbH.