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Rally programme 2016

AUTO24 RALLY ESTONIA 2016 ERC

Dates: 15 – 17 July 2016
Podium (opening ceremony, start podium, prize-giving ceremony, finish podium): Tartu Town Hall Square (184 km from Tallinn, 86 km from Valga)
Tartu city stage: start behind Tartu Town Hall, the stage runs across Toomemäe in Tartu
Tartu official concert: Tartu Song Festival Ground
Elva city stage: surroundings of Elva Railway Station and city centre (211 km from Tallinn, 28 km from Tartu, 61 km from Valga)
Elva official concert: Elva Song Festival Ground
Service park and rally centre: Tehvandi Stadium, Otepää (222 km from Tallinn, 42 km from Tartu, 49 km from Valga)
Special stages: 14 special stages on gravel and 2 city stages on tarmac with the total length of 211.45 km on the roads of Tartu, Valga, Võru and Põlva counties.

 
PROGRAMME/TIMETABLE:

Friday 15 July
10:00-01:00 – official „Rally restaurant“ open. Live music from 22:00. Reservations on mob: (+372) 56 254 005 (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee)
13:00 – qualifying stage 2.95 km (Vana-Otepää)
15:00-22:00 RALLYEXPO, entertainment area and Tartu Summer Fair open (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee)
15:15-16:15 shakedown 2.95 km (Vana-Otepää)
17:30 – FIA Historic-car start podium (Tartu Town Hall Square)
18:00 – start order selection for priority drivers (Tartu Town Hall Square)
18:15 – public press conference of TOP 5 drivers (Tartu Town Hall square)
18:30 – autograph signing session with priority drivers (Tartu Town Hall Square)
18:45 – festive opening ceremony (Tartu Town Hall square)
19:00 – FIA ERC start podium (Tartu Town Hall square)
20:00 – auto24 Tartu Toomemäe city stage 1.33 km – tarmac, cobblestone (Tartu Toomemägi)
20:08 – Open-class car start podium (Tartu Town Hall square)
22:00 – official concert: Right Said Fred (UK) and EAST 17 (UK) (Tartu Song Festival Ground)
23:00 – official rally party at nightclub Atlantis (Tartu city centre)

Saturday 16 July
09:30 –start of first ERC car on special stages, 9 special stages with total length of 127.14 km (gravel, city stage tarmac)
10:00-01:00 – official „Rally restaurant“ open. Live music from 22:00. Reservations on mob: (+372) 56 254 005 (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee)
14:00-22:00 – RALLYEXPO, entertainment area and Tartu Summer Fair open. Performers and entertainment programme on big stage (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee and Town Hall Square)
16:00 – FC Elva vs Raasiku FC Joker (football Premier league B) meet on Elva stadium within auto24 Rally Estonia
20:00 – Sportland Elva city stage 1.66 km (tarmac)
21:20 – public press conference of TOP 3 drivers of the 2nd day overall classification (Tartu Town Hall Square)
22:00 – official concert: Samantha Fox (UK) and Londonbeat (UK) (Elva Song Festival Ground)
23:00 – official rally party at nightclub Atlantis (Tartu city centre)
  
Sunday 17 July
10:00-19:00 – official „Rally restaurant“ open. Reservations on mob: (+372) 56 254 005 (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee)
10:15 – start of first ERC car on special stages, 6 special stages with total length of 82.98 km (gravel)
13:00-19:00 RALLYEXPO, entertainment area and Tartu Summer Fair open (Tartu, Vabaduse puiestee)
13:00 – Historic-car finish podium and prize-giving ceremony (Tartu Town Hall square)
15:30 – Open-class car finish podium and prize-giving ceremony (Tartu Town Hall square)
17:00 – FIA ERC finish podium and prize-giving ceremony (Tartu Town Hall square)

* OFFICIAL RALLY PROGRAMME with maps of special stages and entry list will be published on Friday, 8 July, between the magazine Sport. Sold in Statoil stations all over Estonia and on site. Price 4.95€.

* OFFICIAL RALLY RADIO SKY PLUS in Tartu 104,3 MHz and in Otepää 99,1 MHz.

NB! ENTRANCE WITH RALLY PASS ONLY WITH WRISTBAND

The mobility impared people who wish to come and enjoy the rally events are asked to contact kristi@rallyestonia.ee