The biggest motorsport event in the Baltics held for the 10th time is an official round of FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in history, WRC Rally Estonia will be taking place from the 4th to 6th of September, on the roads of Tartu, Otepää, Elva, Kanepi ja Kambja. It has been our goal since the first rally in 2010 and it is a big recognition for Estonia. Rally Estonia will be hosting world's top drivers from WRC teams on the curvy and bumpy roads of South-Estonia and to top up the competition, all the best drivers from Baltics, Russia and Scandinavia will also enter to the event.
This year’s FIA World Rally Championship continues in circumstances we have never been before. COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot and organizing a WRC round is a different challenge. Safety has always been a top priority in autosports, but considering the situation we have to guarantee safety not only on the stages. FIA and WRC Promoter have prepared the guidelines for this situation and we will follow them strictly. It concerns competitors, teams, officials, media and spectators.
The government of Estonia has formed a special committee for the purpose of minimizing the risk of coronavirus at Rally Estonia. All of the COVID-19 rules and restrictions in force in Estonia during Rally Estonia are observed. We believe that by following the rules and guidelines we can host a safe and spectacular competition.
The 3-day event will keep the whole family entertained with unbeatable fan experience in the rally world. By implementing innovative solutions, the rally will be made even more convenient and safe for the spectators to watch from the spectator areas. The start and finish ceremony will take place on the territory of the Estonial National Museum in Tartu, where also Service Park and Rally HQ are located and a Special Stage is run on 2 days.
The sale of Rally Passes will start on the 4th of August, however due the worldwide health crisis there will be very limited quantity of Rally Passes for 2020 Rally Estonia.