Rally Finland 2015

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Rally Finland 2015

Postby WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot » 27 Jul 2015, 11:17

Entry list:
http://www.nesteoilrallyfinland.fi/site ... lo_fix.pdf

Lukyanuk's test crash (his car is too damaged to start the rally): https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=y ... pp=desktop

Schedule:

Thursday 30.7.

Ruuhimäki Shakedown 8:00
Start Jyväskylä Paviljonki 18:42
SS 1 Harju (2,27 km) 19:00 - road closing time 12:00-23:59
Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 19:30-20:15
Friday 31.7.

Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 7:30-7:45
SS 2 Pihlajakoski 1 (14,51 km) 9:28 - road closing time 06:30-18:00
SS 3 Päijälä 1 (23,38 km) 10:36 - road closing time 07:30-19:00
SS 4 Ouninpohja 1 (34,39 km) 11:29 - road closing time 08:30-20:00
SS 5 Himos 1 (5,40 km) 12:42 - road closing time 9:45-21:15
Regroup Himos 12:52-13:12
Tyre Fitting Zone Himos 13:12
SS 6 Pihlajakoski 2 (14,51 km) 14:28 - road closing time 06:30-18:00
SS 7 Päijälä 2 (23,38 km) 15:36 - road closing time 07:30-19:00
SS 8 Ouninpohja 2 (34,39 km) 16:29 - road closing time 08:30-20:00
SS 9 Himos 2 (5,40 km) 17:42 - road closing time 9:45-21:15
SS 10 Harju 2 (2,27 km) 19:00 - road closing time 00:00-23:59
Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 19:30-20:15
Saturday 1.8.

Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 7:00-7:15
SS 11 Mökkiperä 1 (13,48 km) 8:08 - road closing time 05:00-18:00
SS 12 Jukojärvi 1 (21,25 km) 9:26 - road closing time 06:30-19:30
SS 13 Surkee 1 (14,95 km) 11:03 - road closing time 08:00-21:00
SS 14 Horkka 1 (15,30 km) 11:56 - road closing time 09:00-22:00
Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 13:14-13:44
SS 15 Mökkiperä 2 (13,48 km) 14:37 - road closing time 05:00-18:00
SS 16 Jukojärvi 2 (21,25 km) 15:55 - road closing time 06:30-19:30
SS 17 Surkee 2 (14,95 km) 17:32 - road closing time 08:00-21:00
SS 18 Horkka 2 (15,30 km) 18:25 - road closing time 09:00-22:00
Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 19:40-20:25
Sunday 2.8.

Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 8:45-9:00
SS 19 Myhinpää 1 (14,40 km) 10:43 - road closing time 07:45-16:30
Regroup Hankasalmi 11:38-12:08
SS 20 Myhinpää 2 Power Stage (14,40 km) 13:08 - road closing time 07:45-16:30
Service Jyväskylä Paviljonki 15:11-15:21
Prize-Giving Ceremony Jyväskylä Paviljonki 16:00

Totals
319,38 km
SS Liasion Totals: 951,45 km, 1270,83 km

For those who are interested in a closer look at the stages, the YLE guys drove through each one of them and made videos which you can view here:

Ruuhimäki
Harju
Pihlajakoski
Päijälä
Ouninpohja
Himos
Mökkiperä
Jukojärvi
Surkee
Horkka
Myhinpää
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Re: Rally Finland 2015

Postby WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot » 31 Jul 2015, 14:08

Mikkelsen's car after Himos 1:
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Paddon's car after Pihlajakoski 2:
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Crazy run from Latvala at Ouninpohja 2 :)
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Re: Rally Finland 2015

Postby WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot » 01 Aug 2015, 13:44

Another Hyundai bites the dust - this time it's Sordo at Mökkiperä 2.

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Kris Meeke went off at Jukojärvi 2; a shame, because his podium seemed for certain. In the meanwhile, Latvala extended his lead to 6,2 seconds.
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Re: Rally Finland 2015

Postby WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot » 02 Aug 2015, 08:14

Kubica shows how to crash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4OetcF71z8
Spinning... in the air: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1ywJ8VeUZc
Ouninpohja jumps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH1f7R7XfRI

Live stage in two hours!
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Re: Rally Finland 2015

Postby Quiksilver » 02 Aug 2015, 12:27

Chrash festen !!
Omnia vincit amor.
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Re: Rally Finland 2015

Postby WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot » 02 Aug 2015, 13:25

We got Harju 1 and Myhinpää 2 live on television - there was also a half an hour program at the end of each day, and tonight there's a one hour program about the rally. I must say - as much I've criticized the WRC - the television footage has been incredible. So much speed and excitement, and most certainly the amazing landscape shots from the helicopter will have the tourist authorities grinding their hands with pleasure. Of course, the competition itself was great and battle for the victory was close. Best rally in the world :)

I had no idea Citroën had changed their livery... the new one looks really sweet!

Final results:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala VW 2.33.03,8
2. Sebastien Ogier VW +13,7
3. Mads Östberg Citroen +1.36,8
4. Thierry Neuville Hyundai +3.58,7
5. Ott Tänak Ford +4.29,3
6. Juho Hänninen Ford +4.44,3
7. Martin Prokop Ford +6.20,3
8. Esapekka Lappi Skoda +7.11,2
9. Pontus Tidemand Skoda +8.52,2
10. Lorenzo Bertelli Ford +9.37,4

Maybe one year we could get the Ouninpohja stage live on TV... now that would be sweet.
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