Media Info

Contacts

FIA WRC Media Delegate: Vera Dussausaye
Mobile: +41 78 978 96 99
E-mail: [email protected]

National Press Officer: Suvi Nisula                                 
Mobile: +358 40 842 6155
E-mail: [email protected]

Accreditation Officer: Mrs. Anne Järvinen         
Mobile: +358 41 507 2527
E-mail: [email protected]

Accreditation Desk

Please note that the pick-up point of confirmed accreditations is located at a new place, Sokos Hotel Alexandra, outside of the closed HQ area. 

Address: Sokos Hotel Alexandra, Hannikaisenkatu 35, 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland

Opening hours: 
Tue 30.7. 14.00-20.00
Wed 31.7. 09.00-22.00
Thu 1.8. 08.00-20.00
Fri 2.8. 06.30-13.00

Media Centre and Photographers’ Room

Working space for writing online media, print media and photographers. 

Jyväskylä Paviljonki (Rally HQ and Service Park)
Messukatu 10, 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland

Opening hours:

Tue 30.7. 14.00-18.00
Wed 31.7. 09.00-22.00
Thu 1.8. 07.00-24.00
Fri 2.8. 06.00-24.00
Sat 3.8. 06.30-24.00
Sun 29.7. 07.00-22.00

Media Activities and Press Conferences

Wednesday 31 July 2019

07.00-17.45  Day 2 of reconnaissance, Group A
08.30-19.00  Day 2 of reconnaissance, Group B
9.30-16.30  EBAN Investor Day - eSsports and gaming
17.00-17.30  Welcoming event of the event organise AKK, Flying Finn Lounge, Service Park
17.00  Photographers briefing. Mandatory for national and rally by rally photographers, Rally HQ
17.30-18.15  WRC Team's Media Functions

Thursday 1 August 2019

09.00-10.30  Shakedown for Priority 1 drivers, Vesala
10.30-12.00  Shakedown for Priority 1, 2 and 3 drivers, Vesala
12.00-13.30  Shakedown for non-priority drivers, Vesala
13.00  Meet the Crews (invited drivers), Service Park
13.30  FIA Pre-Event Press Conference, Media Centre
14.00-15.30  WRC Drivers Meet the Kids, Flying Finn Karting Track at WRC Plaza
14.40. Family Portrait of WRC drivers
15.00-16.00  Day 3 of reconnaissance, Group B
16.00-17.00  Day 3 of reconnaissance, Group A
16.00  Publication of start list for Section 1, Rally Office
17.15  Kalle Rovanperä signs autographs, Rally Lounge, Paviljonki
18.37  Start of the rally, Service Park
19.00  SS Harju 1
19.20  Overnight Parc Fermé, Rally HQ
21.45  Publication of start list for Section 2, Rally Office

Friday 2 August 2019

06.40  Start Section 2, Rally HQ
20.00  SS Harju 2
15.00-18.00 Media social hours, sauna, Solo Skos Hotel Paviljonki, huoltoparkki
17.00 Midnight Hawks presents, Service Park
17.45 Vetomiehet, SS Harju
19.20  Toyota Show Run, Marcus Grönholm, SS Harju
19.25  Rally Museum Show Run, SS Harju
19.30  Toyota Show Run, Juha Kankkunen, SS Harju
TBA    Meet the Crews, Service Park
21.15  Overnight Parc Fermé, Rally HQ
22.30  Publication of start list for Section 4, Rally Office

Saturday 3 August 2019

06.25  Start Section 4, Rally HQ
16.00  Vetomies / National Rally Podium, Service Park
TBA     Meet the Crews, Service Park
20.32  Overnight Parc Fermé, Rally HQ
21.45  Publication of start list for Section 6, Rally Office

Sunday 4 August 2019

07.30  Start Section 6, Rally HQ
14.31  Finish of the rally, Service Park Paviljonki
16.00  Prize-giving Ceremony, WRC Square, Rally HQ
16.45  FIA Post-Event Press Conference, Media Centre
17.00  Final scrutineering, Gradia, Jyväskylä
19.00  Publication of provisional final classification, Rally Office
TBA The Official Neste Rally Finland After Party by Red Bull

Bus tickets in advance from Lehtimäki Travel Agency website.

Media Coverage

The host broadcaster of Neste Rally Finland is Yle. They will send several daily updates of the rally on the nation-wide free-to-air channel Yle TV2, plus on their Yle Areena digital service. The rally will also be covered daily in national sports news on several other TV-channels.

TV-broadcasts related to Neste Rally Finland (changes possible):

THU 1.8
19.30-20.00 WRC Rally Finland: Preview - LIVE
20.00-21.00 WRC Rally Finland: Harju 1 - LIVE
21.00-21.30 WRC Rally Finland: LIVE

FRI 2.8
13.45-15.45 WRC Rally Finland: Day Service - LIVE
20.00-21.00 WRC Rally Finland: Harju 2 - LIVE
21.00-21.45 WRC Rally Finland: Day Review - LIVE

SAT 3.8
12.45-13.45 WRC Rally Finland: Day Service - LIVE
16.30-17.00 WRC Rally Finland: - LIVE
17.00-18.00 WRC Rally Finland: Kakaristo 2 - LIVE
18.15-18.30 WRC Rally Finland - LIVE 
21.15-22.00 WRC Rally Finland: Day Review - LIVE

SUN 4.8
9.30-10.30 WRC Rally Finland: Ruuhimäki 1 - LIVE 
13.00-14.30 WRC Rally Finland: Power Stage - LIVE 
16.20-16.35 WRC Rally Finland: Podium - LIVE 
18.10-19.10 WRC Rally Finland: Review

Ma 5.8
19.00-20.00 WRC Rally Finland: Review

Official Rally Radio provides full coverage in Finnish - with English summaries

YLE Jyväskylä will again be broadcasting the whole four days of Rally Finland in both Finnish and English.

Follow us on 99.3 MHz in Jyväskylä region and 97.0 MHz in northern Central Finland (Pihtipudas), or anywhere in the world at onlineradio: yle.fi/jyvaskyla

Radio broadcasts YLE Jyväskylä / Rally Radio

Tuesday 30.7.

  • 18.00-20.00 RallY Evening at Yle Puhe and Yle Radio Suomi Jyväskylässä, tel. +358 14 4444 993, email [email protected]

Thursday 1.8.

  • 08.30-11.00 Shakedown Vesala 
  • 16.13-18.00 Pre Rallyradio by Anu Rummukainen and Henri Berg
  • 18.00-21.30 RALLY RADIO
  • 21.30-02.00 Bensaa suonissa, J-P Taskinen, tel. +358 14 4444 993

Friday 2.8.

  • 06.00-07.30 Good Rally Morning!
  • 07.30-21.30 RALLY RADIO
  • 21.30-02.00 Bensaa suonissa, J-P Taskinen, tel. +358 14 4444 993

Saturday 3.8.

  • 06.30-07.30 Good Rally Morning!
  • 07.30-19.30 RALLY RADIO
  • 19.30-02.00 Bensaa suonissa, J-P Taskinen, tel. +358 14 4444 993

Sunday 4.8.

  • 07.00-08.15 Good Rally Morning!
  • 08.15-17.00 RALLY RADIO

Rally Radio / Contact Details:
website: yle.fi/urheilu
Tel: +358 (0)14-4444 993
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Yle Ralliradio
Twitter: @ralliradio
Instagram: #ralliradio

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