It will be almost a year since the world of rally competitions received great news for all Czech fans. The WRC will be held in the Czech Republic for the first time in history! This will happen as part of the Central European Rally, which will start with special stages right here. Afterwards, the whole competition will continue with rides at our neighbors.

Date of the WRC Central European Rally in the Czech Republic

The WRC Central European Rally will take place in the Czech Republic from Thursday, October 26, 2023 to Friday, October 27, 2023. It then continues on Saturday, October 28, 2023 and Sunday, October 29, 2023 with alternate rides in Germany and Austria.

Program of the Central European Rally WRC in the Czech Republic

Although the initial shakedown will take place already on Wednesday on German soil, the ceremonial ceremony is planned for Thursday from 1:00 pm on Hradčanské náměstí in Prague. Shortly afterwards, the world’s top competitors will set out for the first two super-speed races, which will be followed by six regular special stages on Saturday.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

  • 13:00 Ceremony on Hradčanské náměstí
  • 14:05 Super RZ Velká Chuchle (2.44 km)
  • 18:05 Super RZ Klatovy (Čínovský circuit) (8.92 km)
  • 09:50 RZ3 Vlachovo Březí 1 (13.71 km)
  • 10:42 RZ4 Zvotoky 1 (24.29 km)
  • 12:15 RZ5 Šumavské Hoštice 1 (23.37 km)
  • 14:32 RZ6 Vlachovo Březí 2 (13.71 km)
  • 15:24 RZ7 Zvotoky 2 (24.29 km)
  • 16:59 RZ8 Šumavské Hoštice 1 (23.37 km)

Tickets for the Central European Rally WRC in the Czech Republic

On the official website of the Central European Rally, tickets for Friday and Saturday are currently available for 45 euros (approx. 1100 CZK), or only for Sunday for 35 euros (approx. 850 CZK). Children and youth under the age of 15 have free entry to all standing spectator seats, but a ticket must be reserved for each child and accompanied by a paying adult.

Who will drive the WRC Central European Rally in the Czech Republic?

As part of the WRC, the complete world class should be presented in the Czech Republic. The Finnish leader of this year’s championship, Kalle Rovanperä, Briton Elfyn Evans and Belgian driver Thierry Neuville will not be missing. The home fans will certainly be pleased with the promise of the participation of the Czech competitor Erik Cais.

If you don’t have the opportunity to go live for the WRC, don’t despair. Supporters can pay for the official live stream via Rally TV, which costs 10.99 euros per month, i.e. roughly 270 CZK. Clips from the individual stages can also be viewed shortly after their completion via the Red Bull TV platform.