9 October 2020
11 special stages this year’s Cyprus Rally
This year’s Cyprus Rally 2020 consists of ten gravel special routes and a asphalt super special, the second round of this year's Middle East Rally Championship, which will take place on a three-days event on 16-18 October. The route covers a total of 513.98 km, of which 181.12 are special stages. The center of the race is in Nicosia at the Service Park in Aglantzia and the Headquarters at the Olympic House.
This year's newest addition is the Eneos Super Special Stage that will be held at Achna Speedway on Sunday, 18th of October, with the first race to enter the 3.3km asphalt track at 14:26. Then in the same place will be the awards to the winners of our national race.
Saturday’s schedule (17/10) includes three repetitive (morning - afternoon) special stages in Nicosia, while on Sunday (18/10) there will be two repetitive stages in Nicosia and Larnaca, before the super special in Achna.
|Friday, 16 October|
|17:00 Aglantzia - Start (without spectators)|
|Saturday, 17 October|
|08:48||S.S. 1 Thomason Machinery St. Epiphanios 1||18,26km|
|09:46||S.S. 2 Sigan Xyliatos 1||19,65km|
|10:29||S.S. 3 Anco Asinou 1||14,99km|
|13:22||S.S. 4 Thomason Machinery St. Epiphanios 2||18,26km|
|14:20||S.S. 5 Sigan Xyliatos 2||19,65km|
|15:03||S.S. 6 Anco Asinou 2||14,99km|
|Sunday, 18 October|
|08:29||S.S. 7 Cablenet Lefkara 1||26,56km|
|09:17||S.S. 8 Smartway Analyontas 1||14,45km|
|11:20||S.S. 9 Cablenet Lefkara 2||26,56km|
|12:08||S.S. 10 Smartway Analyontas 2||14,45km|
|14:26||S.S. 11 Eneos Super Special – Achna Speedway||3.3km|
Details of the special stage of Achna Speedway will be announced very soon.
It is noted that in accordance with the relevant Protocols and Instructions due to the Covid-19 provided by the FIA, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus and the CSO, this year there are several changes on the stages and routes compared to previous years.
Thus, there will be no celebration at the Start of Cyprus Rally 2020 and instead, we are going to proceed to a simple Start ceremony without spectators, on Friday 16th of October. Spectators, visitors and journalists will not be allowed to enter the Service Park, while strict restrictions will apply to the entry of the contestants' engineers, who will be the only ones to have access.
In a specially designed area, before entering the Service Park, journalists will be able to approach crews for statements.
Also, spectators will not be able to access special stages from the start and finish points.
In addition, only accredited persons will have access to the Headquarters and the Press Office.
The race is organized by the Cyprus Automobile Association with Gold Sponsor, the CABLENET and Sponsors, the ENEOS lubricants and Psaltis Auto Parts. The event is supported by the Municipality of Aglantzia, the Cyprus Police, the natural mineral water AGROS, the Shark Energy Drink and the companies, Thomason Machinery, Sigan, Anco, Smartway Motors and STS Events.
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