RALLY JAPAN Schedule

ROUND 14 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP - 30 October - 2 November 2008

Rally Route

After a ceremonial start in Sapporo Dome on Thursday evening, the rally heads east for stages near the cities of Yubari and Mikasa on the opening day.  The long second leg heads south for tests near the coast at Tomakomai and close to Lake Shikotsuko, with the final day in the same area but closer to Tomakomai.  The first two legs end with two passes over the super special stage inside the Dome and the test is used for a fifth time midway through the final day.  Drivers tackle 29 stages covering 343.69km in a route of 1316.28km.

Thursday 30 October: Ceremonial start

Start   Sapporo Dome                    19.30

Friday 31 October: Day 1 Sapporo - Sapporo

Start   Sapporo Dome                            08.00 SS1     Heper 1                 13.24km 09.11 SS2     Yuparo 1                        11.10km 09.39 SS3     Isepo 1                 13.67km 10.42 SS4     Pipaoi 1                          5.74km        11.28 Serv A  Sapporo Dome (30 mins)                  12.47 SS5     Heper 2                 13.24km 14.28 SS6     Yuparo 2                        11.10km 14.56 SS7     Isepo 2                 13.67km 15.59 SS8     Pipaoi 2                          5.74km        16.45 SS9     Sapporo 1                       1.49km  18.14 SS10    Sapporo 2                       1.49km  18.24 Serv B  Sapporo Dome (45 mins)                  18.37 Finish  Sapporo Dome                    19.22

Total                                 90.48km

Saturday 1 November: Day 2 Sapporo - Sapporo

Serv C  Sapporo Dome (15 mins)                  07.30 SS11    Imeru 1                 2.57km  08.28 SS12    Nikara 1                        31.12km 09.21 SS13    Kamuycep 1                      33.66km 10.37 SS14    Kina 1                    9.55km        11.32 Serv D  Sapporo Dome (30 mins)                  12.37 SS15    Imeru 2                 2.57km  13.50 SS16    Nikara 2                        31.12km 14.43 SS17    Kamuycep 2                      33.66km 15.59 SS18    Kina 2                    9.55km        16.54 SS19    Sapporo 3                       1.49km  18.09 SS20    Sapporo 4                       1.49km  18.19 Serv E  Sapporo Dome (45 mins)                  18.32 Finish  Sapporo Dome                    19.17

Total                           156.78km

Sunday 2 November: Day 3 Sapporo - Sapporo

Serv F  Sapporo Dome (15 mins)                  06.00 SS21    Koyka 1         3.57km  07.07 SS22    Iwanke 1                        13.57km 07.56 SS23    Sikot 1                 27.76km 08.21 SS24    Imeru 3                   2.57km        08.53   SS25    Sapporo 5                       1.49km  10.06 Serv G  Sapporo Dome (30 mins)                  10.36 SS26    Koyka 2         3.57km  11.58 SS27    Iwanke 2                        13.57km 12.47 SS28    Sikot 2                 27.76km 13.12 SS29    Imeru 4                   2.57km        13.44 Serv H  Sapporo Dome (10 mins)                  14.30 Finish  Sapporo Dome                    15.00

Total                             96.43km Rally total                         343.69km


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