Rally Albania 2012 - Publication of General Agenda
This is the general agenda of Rally Albania 2012 - JapanServi Rally Team MMXII. More detailed programme will be published before the event.
FRIDAY 8 June
Bivouac-1 (Rogner Hotel); situated in center of Tirana, the teams will be called for technical scrutiny and administrative checks, followed by an official opening party, in the garden of the Rogner Hotel.
SATURDAY 9 June
The first competitive SuperSpecial stage will be run from Tirana to Razma (Shkodra county). It will be valid as e prologue and the times will count for the general standings. 130 km of liaison and 14 km of linear timed section will establish also the starting order for the rally.
SUNDAY 10 June
Bivouac-2 (RAZMA VILLAGE) FIRST STAGE, a loop stage, will be a stage through the rough mountain area of north-west Albania. 230 km of mostly gravel, pave' and forest routes. Navigation will be reasonably easy in this first stage.
MONDAY 11 June
SECOND STAGE, this will be a linear and very long stage, in nearly 450 km of mental and physical endurance. It will start in Razma village and ends in the small city of Voskopoja in southeast Albania. 3/4 of the stage will be tough rocky path, ending with a red mudy or dusty hills in the forests surrounding Voskopoja.
TUESDAY 12 June
Bivouac-3 (VOSKOPOJA) THIRD STAGE, is a loop stage of about 150 km in technical and fast forest of Korça county.
WEDNESDAY 13 June
FOURTH STAGE, 420 km of difficult navigation and some long special stages will guide through mountain area from extreme east Albania to the Ionian seaside in extreme west. Bivouac will be situated 10 meters from the shore in a closed beach 4 km south of Himara.
THURSDAY 14 June
Bivouac-4 (HIMARA) DAY OFF, in the Ionian seaside.
FRIDAY 15 June
FIFTH STAGE, 380 km are in the menu. From rocky southside beaches to salty lagoons of Fier and finishing in Tirana after some very technical terrains especially in the rain, and tricky navigation in the final rally kilometers... A very good possibility to attack for those who are behind, and not so easy to maintain the position for those who are in front.
Friday night, at 22:00 the prize-giving ceremony and after will be organized the closing party in the most fashionable night club of Tirana.
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