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Acropolis Rally: Rally Route

For the third consecutive year, the rally has a new base. It will be centred at the military airport of Tatoi, 20km north of the centre of Athens. The airfield hosted a stage of the rally in 1975 and this year will also be home to a gravel super...

For the third consecutive year, the rally has a new base. It will be centred at the military airport of Tatoi, 20km north of the centre of Athens. The airfield hosted a stage of the rally in 1975 and this year will also be home to a gravel super special stage on Friday evening and the rally's finale on Sunday afternoon. Also new for 2008 is the start ceremony at the famous Acropolis, high above the city and for many years the traditional start location. The route itself is broadly similar to 2007. The opening leg heads north and west of Athens, and contains the only all-new test of the rally. The second day is the longest of the event and takes competitors west of the city, passing close to the Corinth Canal. The final day is again north-west of the city before the finish ceremony at Tatoi. Drivers tackle 20 tests covering 339.94km in a total route of 1311.32km. <pre> ACROPOLIS RALLY OF GREECE ROUND 7 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 29 May - 1 June 2008

Thursday 29 May: Ceremonial start Start Acropolis, Athens 19.30

Friday 30 May: Day 1 Athens - Athens Start Tatoi 08.15 SS1 Schimatari 1 11.57km 09.16 SS2 Thiva 1 23.76km 10.04 SS3 Psatha 1 17.41km 11.27 Serv A Tatoi (30 mins) 13.09 SS4 Schimatari 2 11.57km 14.40 SS5 Thiva 2 23.76km 15.28 SS6 Psatha 2 17.41km 16.51 SS7 SSS Tatoi 1 4.60km 18.30 Serv B Tatoi (45 mins) 18.42 Finish Tatoi 19.27 Total 110.08km

Saturday 31 May: Day 2 Athens - Athens Serv C Tatoi (15 mins) 08.30 SS8 Aghii Theodori 1 32.16km 09.58 SS9 Pissia 1 16.60km 10.41 SS10 Aghia Triada 1 10.80km 12.09 Serv D Tatoi (30 mins) 13.27 SS11 Aghii Theodori 2 32.16km 15.10 SS12 Pissia 2 16.60km 15.53 SS13 Aghia Triada 2 10.80km 17.21 Serv E Tatoi (45 mins) 18.21 Finish Tatoi 19.06 Total 119.12km

Sunday 1 June: Day 3 Athens - Athens Serv F Tatoi (15 mins) 05.50 SS14 Avlonas 1 TBC 06.48 SS15 Assopia 1 17.87km 07.27 SS16 Aghia Sotira 1 15.20km 08.30 Serv G Tatoi (30 mins) 09.59 SS17 Avlonas 2 TBC 11.12 SS18 Assopia 2 17.87km 11.51 SS19 Aghia Sotira 2 15.20km 12.54 SS20 SSS Tatoi 2 4.60km 14.30 Serv H Tatoi (10 mins) 14.45 Finish Tatoi 15.03 Total TBC

Rally total TBC

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