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2019 European Historic Sporting Rally Championship Calendar

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The 2019 championship will feature nine events in six European countries. Some are well established events on the EHSRC calendar, with one, the Rallye Weiz in Austria making its debut on the schedule.   

The season gets underway in one week’s time with the Rally Moritz Costa Brava and concludes in October with the 53rd running of the Mecsek Rallye in Hungary.

Round 1: 67th Rally Costa Brava (Spain)

Date:                   15-16 March                                 

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Girona

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The Rally Moritz Costa Brava, the oldest rally in Spain, is renowned for its history and brings together more than 150 teams from all over the world each year. With magnificent machines from every era of European rallying, the Rally Moritz Costa Brava is considered one of the best continental historic rallies.

Round 2: 28th Historic Vltava Rallye (Czech Republic)                 

Date:                   26-27 April                                    

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Janovice nad Úhlavou

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Janovice nad Úhlavou is a small town in the Klatovy district of the Czech Republic.  The total distance of the Historic Vltava Rallye, including the 158km of special stages, is 558.51 km.

It is usually the rally on the EHRSC calendar that is the best attended by the crews who enter the FIA Championship, including a lot of Nordic competitors.

Round 3: 11th Rally Asturias Histórico (Spain)

Date:                   23-25 May                                                   

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Pravia

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Held in Northern Spain in and around the city of Pravia, the 2019 event will be the 11th running of the Rally Asturias Histórico.

Round 4: Ypres Historic Rally (Belgium)

Date:                   26-29 June                                                  

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Ypres

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The rally takes place in the area of Ypres, close to battlefields of the World War I. The route is consisting mostly of twisty farming lanes, challenging to both cars and crews and be it in modern or in historic, the local drivers have the reputation as difficult to beat on these specific stages.

Round 5: Rallye Weiz (Austria)

Date:                   18-20 July                                                    

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Weiz

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In 2019 the Rallye Weiz will be part of the FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship for the first time, after a successful observation of the event by FIA officials in 2018.

Round 6: Lahti Historic Rally (Finland)

Date:                   9-10 August                                                              

Rally:                   Gravel

Rally HQ:            Lahti

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The Lahti Historic Rally is the northernmost competition in the FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship calendar and is also the only gravel rally on the schedule. An event appreciated by the competitors, who get in this rally some flavour of the famous 1000 Lakes Rally and the renowned Finnish jumps and forest stages.

Round 7: 24th Rally Alpi Orientali (Italy)

Date:                   29-31 August                                              

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Martignacco

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The Rally Alpi Orientali takes place in north east Italy in and around Udine and features over 130km of special stages in breathtaking scenery close to the border with Slovenia. 

Round 8: XXXI Rally Elba Storico (Italy)

Date:                   19-21 Sept                                                  

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Capoliveri

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The penultimate round of the 2019 championship will take place on the Italian island of Elba with competitors taking in the scenery during the 400km, a third of which are special stages, they will undertake to reach the finish line.

Round 9: 53rd Mecsek Rallye (Hungary)

Date:                   11-13 Oct                                                     

Rally:                   Asphalt

Rally HQ:            Pécs

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Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia.  Once again Pécs plays host to the season finale of the FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship.

CLICK HERE for more information on the 2019 FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship.

Jeff Carter

Media Delegate

FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship

E: jcarter@fia.com

M: +44 7969157921