The 53rd Mecsek Rallye in Hungary could maybe be the host tournament the season finale of the 2019 FIA European Ancient Wearing Rally Championship on 10-12 October.

The Mecsek Rallye takes plan in southern Hungary within the metropolis of Pecs, 200km from the Hungarian capital Budapest.  The rally will impartial over 140km of special phases over two days with Leg 1 on Friday 11 October and Leg 2 on Saturday 12 October.

The ceremonial launch will happen at Pécs, Pécs Plaza on Thursday 10 October from 16h35.

Leg 1 will consist of six special phases, with three phases trot twice.  

SS1 and SS4 is the 13.04km stage at Trefort puszta.  For SS1 the principle car is due at 10h03 and at 14h32 for SS4. SS2 and SS5 is the 12.44km stage at Pecsvarad-Zobakpuszta, with SS3/SS6 the 8.34km stage at Arpadteto-Remeteret

Leg 2 will additionally impartial six special phases and love leg one, the three morning phases will seemingly be trot all but again within the afternoon.

SS7 / SS10 is the 10.93km Golgota-Hetvehely stage with the principle car for SS7 due at 09h43.

SS8 / SS11 is the 12.04km Gorica-Szagy and the Mecsek Rallye will carry out with the 14.02km stage at Alsomocsolad-Mecsekpoloske elag, which is able to host SS9 and SS12.

CLICK HERE for the tournament timetable

Info and Figures

Sequence of special phases – 12

Sequence of legs – 2

Entire distance of the route including the special phases – 512.12 km

Entire distance of the special phases – 142.62 km

Entire distance of special phases Leg 1 – 67.64 km

Entire distance of special phases Leg 2 – 73.98 km

Interval between autos – 1 minute

Rally HQ / Press Room

Expo Heart Pécs, Megyeri út 72, 7631 46°03’20.0″N 18°12’31.4″E 

Prize Giving

Prize-giving at Pécs, Széchenyi square, end ramp from 16h25 on Saturday 12 October

About Pécs

Pécs is the fifth largest metropolis in Hungary and is found on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains within the south-west of the nation almost about the border with Croatia.

The metropolis Sopianae changed into once founded by the Romans. By the 4th century, it was the capital of the Valeria province and a principal early Christian centre. The early Christian necropolis from that era was a UNESCO World Heritage Pickle in December 2000.

The first college in Hungary changed into once founded in Pécs in 1367 by Louis I the Big (The largest college silent resides in Pécs with about 34,000 college students).  Pécs has a rich heritage from the age of a 150-year-long Ottoman occupation, love the mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious on Szechenyi square.

In 2010, Pécs changed into once selected to be the European Capital of Culture sharing the title along with Essen and Istanbul. The metropolis’s motto is: “The With out boundary lines City”. After receiving the title indispensable renewal started within the metropolis. Renewed public locations, streets, squares and neighbourhoods, new cultural centres, a concert hall, a new library and a cultural quarter were designed. 

For added info on visiting Pécs CLICK HERE

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