Round 12 Rally de España 25 – 28 October 2018
Round 12 Rally de España 25 – 28 October 2018
Round 12 Rally de España 25 – 28 October 2018

Service Park

Spain, Salou (UTC +2)

Stages

18 (331,58km)

Surface

Tarmac/Gravel

Results

 
2018
4. Thierry & Nicolas
5. Dani & Carlos
10. Andreas & Anders

Rally de España

Rally Spain has a varied history in international and European competition. First held in 1957, the event was added to the European Championship in 1975. It wasn’t until 1991 when it joined the WRC based in Costa Brava. The rally moved venue to Salou in 2002 where it was originated as a pure tarmac event. Since 2010, it has held the unique privilege of being the championship’s only mixed surface rally with the current itinerary taking in one full day of tarmac before moving to gravel.

Crews have just a 75-minute service at the end of Friday to transform the specification of the rally cars to cope with the switch in terrain. It’s an impressively choreographed service, which makes Rally Spain truly special.

Rally de España Website

Essentials

  • Mixed up

    If there is a stage of the event that epitomises the demands of Rally Spain, it is Terra Alta, which combines both tarmac and asphalt sections within the same route.
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    Golden touch

    Known as the golden coast, The Costa Daurada has an impressive 225km of coastline with its turquoise water and sandy beaches.
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    Catalan cuisine

    The region has a rich and varied cuisine with freshly sourced fish and seafood, vegetables and olives, among other local delicacies.
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    Home hero

    Our Spaniard Dani gets a real boost from the home crowds during the rally. He took two consecutive podiums for our team in 2015 and 2016!
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    Spanish lesson

    Don Quixote, written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes in 1605, is considered to be the first modern novel.

Impressions

Results

Thierry Neuville / Nicolas Gilsoul (P4) • Dani Sordo / Carlos del Barrio (P5) • Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger (P10)

Dani Sordo / Marc Martí (P15) • Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger (P17) • Thierry Neuville / Nicolas Gilsoul (Retirement)

Dani Sordo / Marc Martí (P2) • Thierry Neuville / Nicolas Gilsoul (P3) • Hayden Paddon / John Kennard (P4) • Kevin Abbring / Seb Marshall (P7)

Dani Sordo / Marc Martí (P3) • Thierry Neuville / Nicolas Gilsoul (P6) • Hayden Paddon / John Kennard (P8)

Dani Sordo / Marc Martí (P5) • Thierry Neuville / Nicolas Gilsoul (P6) • Hayden Paddon / John Kennard (P9)

Review

Latest Release

28 October 2018
Down to the wire

Day 3: Fourth and fifth helps us close the gap in the manufacturers’ chase

Getting there

Reus Airport (REU) – 10 km Barcelona – El Prat Airport (BCN) – 100 km Valencia Airport (VLC) – 253 km
Port Aventura – 2 km
Salou – 5 km
Service Park Port Aventura, Carní de la Pedrera, 43840 Salou (Spain), 41°05’02.8”N 1°08.58.3”E

Calendar 2018

  • 1
    Rallye Monte-Carlo
    24 – 28 January 2018
  • 2
    Rally Sweden
    15 – 18 February 2018
  • 3
    Rally México
    08 – 11 March 2018
  • 4
    Tour de Corse
    05 – 08 April 2018
  • 5
    Rally Argentina
    26 – 29 April 2018
  • 6
    Rally de Portugal
    17 – 20 May 2018
  • 7
    Rally Italia Sardegna
    07 – 10 June 2018
  • 8
    Rally Finland
    26 – 29 July 2018
  • 9
    Rallye Deutschland
    16 – 19 August 2018
  • 10
    Rally Turkey
    13 – 16 September 2018
  • 11
    Wales Rally GB
    04 – 07 October 2018
  • 12
    Rally de España
    25 – 28 October 2018
  • 13
    Rally Australia
    15 – 18 November 2018