RALLY DE ESPANA Schedule

ROUND 12 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP / 2 - 5 October 2008

Rally Route

The structure is broadly the same as in 2007, although organisers have introduced two new stages and changed several more. 

The rally is again based at Salou's PortAventura theme park and all but one of the stages are in the Tarragona region, an hour's drive from Barcelona. 

Each day comprises two passes over a different loop of three stages. 

After Thursday evening's start ceremony on the seafront, Friday's opening leg is the longest of the rally with 131.76km of competition. 

Saturday's second day north-west of Salou includes two new tests and the monster 38.27km El Priorat - La Ribera d'Ebre, the longest of the event. 

The final leg west of the town uses three stages unchanged from last year before the finish in Salou at 15.07.  The 18 stages cover 353.62km in a route of 1313.99km.

Thursday 2 October: Ceremonial start

Start   Passeig Jaume 1, Salou                          20.00

Friday 3 October: Day 1 Salou - Salou

Start   PortAventura                                    07.30 SS1     La Mussara 1                            20.48km 08.16 SS2     Querol 1                                21.26km 10.04 SS3     El Montmell 1                           24.14km 10.47 Serv A  PortAventura (30 mins)                          12.42 SS4     La Mussara 2                            20.48km 13.58 SS5     Querol 2                                21.26km 15.46 SS6     El Montmell 2                           24.14km 16.29 Serv B  PortAventura (45 mins)                          18.14 Finish  Port Aventura                           18.59

Total                                   131.76km

Saturday 4 October: Day 2 Salou - Salou

Serv C  PortAventura (15 mins)                          07.30 SS7     El Priorat / La Ribera d'Ebre 1         38.27km 08.44 SS8     Les Garrigues 1                         8.60km  09.57 SS9     La Llena 1                              17.12km 10.28 Serv D  PortAventura (30 mins)                          12.18 SS10    El Priorat / La Ribera d'Ebre 2         38.27km 13.47 SS11    Les Garrigues 2                         8.60km  15.00 SS12    La Llena 2                              17.12km 15.31 Serv E  PortAventura (45 mins)                          17.11 Finish  PortAventura                            17.56

Total                                           127.98km

Sunday 5 October: Day 3 Salou - Salou

Serv F  PortAventura (15 mins)                          07.15 SS13    Riudecanyes 1                   16.32km 08.05 SS14    Santa Marina 1                          26.51km 09.06 SS15    La Serra d'Almos 1                      4.11km  10.02 Serv G  PortAventura (30 mins)                          10.56 SS16    Riudecanyes 2                   16.32km 12.01 SS17    Santa Marina 2                          26.51km 13.02 SS18    La Serra d'Almos 2                      4.11km  13.58 Serv H  PortAventura (10 mins)                          14.47 Finish  Passeig Jaume 1, Salou                          15.07

Total                                           93.88km Rally total                             353.62km


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