Vaheri is one of the 1000 Lakes Rally classic stages, driven all the way since the 60’s. In latter decades a nearby skiing center of Himos has also had its namesake stage and occasionally these two stages were merged together. In Rally Finland 2021 the area will return with the new Patajoki stage. This article […]
Read More 1000 Lakes Classics: Vaheri and Himos – Classic meets modern
Rally Finland’s 70th anniversary run in 2020 had to be canceled and the 2021 event was further complicated by having to be moved to October, in order to secure better COVID-situation and secure allowing spectators for the event. The compact three-day route of the event was published today, and this is a quick analysis of […]
Read More Rally Finland 2021 Route Revealed
A twitter discussion mentioned the amount of excellent rally roads in the Moksi region, which I have written earlier about. It was suggested you could arrange a whole WRC event in the area. Of course I had to take up the challenge!
Read More Fantasy Routes: Rally Finland Moksi Edition
Rally Finland celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. The route represents stages from each era. This blog post introduces the route briefly.
Read More Rally Finland 2020 Route revealed
2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the Finnish WRC event. On such anniversaries it has been a tradition to add classic stages from the past. We should expect to see some historic touches on next year’s route as well, but which classic stages would suit the current cars and how should they be modified?
Read More Which classic stages will we see in Rally Finland 2020?
Rally Finland is the fastest event of the season by a clear margin. Last year the route was heavily updated to be less outrageously fast and this year relies mostly on those updates.
Read More Route Preview: Rally Finland 2019
The route of Rally Finland 2019 has been constructed for months in secrecy and today it is finally revealed to the public. This year’s route is quite similar to last year, like expected, but some things have been changed.
Read More Rally Finland 2019 Route revealed
The route of Rally Finland went through a lot of changes for 2018. How did the route succeed, what should be kept and what could change for 2019? Let’s take a closer look
Read More Rally Finland: from 2018 to 2019
As a part of RALLIRINKI‘s #ReliveRallyFinland2003 project, It Gets Faster Now looks back on the route of the Rally Finland 2003 with special previously unreleased route team meeting notes and drafts. The 2003 route represented the noughties style but had some ideas and solutions that reflected on the future, all the way up to the […]
Read More #ReliveRallyFinland2003 – The Route for Head-to-Head Battles
Like promised, I will take a better look at the recce videos published by the organizers. I’m focusing on the roads which haven’t been driven before or are driven to the opposite direction, since the familiar roads are better checked through old onboards at rally speed.
Read More Rally Finland 2018 onboard analysis