RALLY ALBANIA is an Cross Country Rally Raid type
that is open to amateurs that are at least 18 years old and have
the standard driving licence in the category they want to participate.
All Vehicles, need to be road legal
in the country whose registration plates they carry,
with all papers and insurances valid at least until June 15, 2015.
Vehicles and participants are obliged to have minimum safety equipment described in the regulations.
The Route, is described in a Road Book and it is the sole navigation tool for this rally.
The road book for Car and SSV will be in A5 standard and for bikes and quads in roll form.
Registration is open from October 1, 2014 to June 01, 2015
This is an general agenda and it may change in the near future.
More detailed programme will be published 30 days before the event.
Day 1 and Day 2, (Friday, 05, Saturday 06 June),
Bivouac-1; situated in the center of Tirana,
the teams will be called for technical scrutiny and administrative checks, in the bivouac.
Saturday evening will be followed by an official evening opening coctail in the first hotel bivouac.
Day 3, (Sunday, 07 June)
The Opening Ceremony in Center of Tirana, Sunday Morning and right after it the
SuperSpecial Stage will be run in the mountains near and will continue in a offroad liaison
to next bivouac in the city of Velipoja on the shore of Adriatic seaside.
It will be valid as e prologue and the times will COUNT for the general standings.
This SSS will count also for starting order of the first stage.
Day 4, (Monday, 08 June),
FIRST STAGE, a first real test of driver and machine in the tough terrain of north and northeast Albania.
250 km of mostly gravel, pave’ and forest routes ending again in Velipoja.
Navigation relatively easy but the tough stony terrain will be a test for the vehicles.
Day 5, (Tuesday, 09 June),
SECOND STAGE, the longest day of the rally.
510 km of mental and physical endurance test for participants, assistance and organization..
Marathon stage that crosses nearly all the country from north west to south east ending in the city of Korça.
Day 6, (Wednesday, 10 June),
THIRD STAGE, a very soft but muddy stage.
Mud and dust traps in the beautiful scenery of the region between Pogradec and Voskopoja.
After 150 km of beautiful routes, ending again in the Korça bivouac.
Day 7, (Thursday, 11 June),
FOURTH STAGE, a tough day in the remote southeast mountais of Albania.
Riding 400 km in very mixed terrain, forests, high altitude mountains and river beds to finish
in the great and warm Ionian seaside in the city of Himara.
Day 8, (Friday, 12 June),
FIFTH STAGE, 70 km short day.
A relaxed, easy and short day near the mountains of Himara.
Technical and intresting stage.
Day 9, (Saturday, 13 June),
SIXTH STAGE, last stage of the rally with 280 km of fast gravel, a big river bed
and the last SS near Tirana will decide the winners in a very technique last kilometres.
Saturday night, at 20:30 will be organized the Closing Ceremony and beer party in the bivouac.
For more information about, visit the official website Here