Rally Finland organizers keep the fans surprised with route updates almost every year. The 2023 edition dusts off three stages and changes the power stage. The end result is a very fast rally, likely the fastest WRC event ever!
Read More Rally Finland 2023 Route Revealed
Rally Finland returns to full length and its normal calendar slot. Half of the route is reused from last year with about a third completely new or dusted off from the archives. The stages consist again largely of smaller roads, but especially on Friday they are very fast, and surprisingly void of jumps. There’s also a new shakedown and changes on the Harju super special.
Read More Route Preview: Rally Finland 2022
Ehikki is one of the definite 1000 Lakes Classics in the Jämsä area, although it hasn’t been used in 15 years until it returns for the 2022 event as Vekkula. In its classic form Ehikki is a fast-flowing stage – the corners are typically fast but not flat, and there are more crests than jumps. One characteristic feature is that there are several barns very close to the road.
Read More 1000 Lakes Classics: Ehikki – Between the barns
The route of the 1987 1000 Lakes Rally was exceptional with small roads, farmyard detours and chicanes. But could it have been done better with a little help from data and calculations? Can we find stages from the past editions that would have been naturally slow enough for the rally instead of the stuff they came up with?
Read More Fantasy Routes: 1000 Lakes Rally 1987 without chicanes
We have reached the final part of the Top 30. We could say all these ten stages are classics as the grades go from 3 towards 5. The number one will not be a surprise, but the reasons behind it are hopefully interesting.
Read More Rally Finland Top 30 stages 1-10
Because the first third of the Rally Finland Top 30 Stages included already eleven stages, only nine can be revealed here before the top ten. There are many classics of the 80’s but also the most modern stage of the whole listing. The grades range from 2.5 to 2.95.
Read More Rally Finland Top 30 Stages 11-19
The Rally Finland Top 30 Stages begins! In the first section the grades go from 2.25 to 2.5. This contains the longest stages ever driven in the rally, as well as some of the shortest!
Read More Rally Finland Top 30 stages 20–30
favourites, I have gathered data to make up the ranking. Before I start listing, this introductory post sheds some light on my rating system.
Read More Rally Finland Top 30 stages – Introduction
Rally Finland returns to its familiar summer slot and is again back in its full four-day format, both for the first time since 2019. The route has a new things like always, including three more or less surprising nice returns.
Read More Rally Finland 2022 Route revealed
Last year’s Rally Finland was another victim of COVID-19 cancellations. This year’s event also got postponed into October to make sure they can run the event with spectators. In turn it means we’ll get a unique darker and moister autumn rally. The route itself packs 287 stage kilometres and the shakedown compactly into two and […]
Read More Route Preview: Rally Finland 2021