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Rally Sardinia: Rally Route

The base remains in Olbia, with the single service park in the town's port, but organisers have maintained their policy of ringing the changes with 29 per cent of the stages new and some competitive distance used in the opposite direction to ...

The base remains in Olbia, with the single service park in the town's port, but organisers have maintained their policy of ringing the changes with 29 per cent of the stages new and some competitive distance used in the opposite direction to previous years. The exclusive coastal resort of Porto Cervo again hosts both the start and finish ceremonies. Much of the new distance is covered on the opening day which nevertheless returns to traditional territory south of Olbia in the Nuoro region. The second leg is similar to last year, covering more inland tests in Gallura and including the spectacular Monte Lerno jump. The final day moves away from Tempio Pausania and Arzachena for tests south of Olbia before a short, final stage just south of Porto Cervo in the famous Cala di Volpe gulf. Drivers tackle 17 stages covering 344.73km in a route of 1040.35km. <pre> RALLY D'ITALIA SARDEGNA ROUND 6 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 15 - 18 May 2008

Thursday 15 May: Ceremonial start Start Marina Vecchia, Porto Cervo 20.00

Friday 16 May: Day 1 Olbia - Olbia Start Olbia 09.00 SS1 Monte Corvos 16.43km 10.23 SS2 Crastazza 33.96km 10.50 SS3 Terranova 15.39km 12.07 Serv A Olbia (30 mins) 13.25 SS4 Monte Corvos 16.43km 15.18 SS5 Crastazza 33.96km 15.45 SS6 Terranova 15.39km 17.02 Serv B Olbia (45 mins) 18.00 Finish Olbia 18.45 Total 131.56km

Saturday 17 May: Day 2 Olbia - Olbia Serv C Olbia (15 mins) 08.00 SS7 Punta Pianedda 18.53km 09.39 SS8 Monte Lerno 29.31km 10.31 SS9 Su Filigosu 19.46km 11.16 Serv D Olbia (30 mins) 13.02 SS10 Punta Pianedda 18.53km 14.56 SS11 Monte Lerno 29.31km 15.48 SS12 Su Filigosu 19.46km 16.33 Serv E Olbia (45 mins) 17.59 Finish Olbia 18.44 Total 134.60km

Sunday 18 May: Day 3 Olbia - Porto Cervo Serv F Olbia (15 mins) 07.00 SS13 Monte Olia 19.28km 08.10 SS14 Sorilis 18.66km 08.50 Serv G Olbia (30 mins) 10.11 SS15 Monte Olia 19.28km 11.36 SS16 Sorilis 18.66km 12.16 Serv H Olbia (10 mins) 13.17 SS17 Liscia Ruja 2.69km 14.10 Finish Marina Vecchia, Porto Cervo 14.30 Total 78.57km

Rally total 344.73km

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