Programme 2023

Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2023

Thursday, March 9th 2023
Supplementary Regulations published Website
Entries opening date Through this link
Opening for Helicopter Registration Website Website
Tuesday, April 11th 2023
Entries closing date Online
Issuing of Road Book, Rally Guide 2 and maps Website
Closing date for FIA fuel orders 18h00
Online
Closing date for PIRELLI Tyre Orders, using the form
available on the rally website
See WRC Art. 14.1.1
Monday, April 24th 2023
Publication of Entry List Website
Thursday, April 27th 2023
Publication of Media Safety Book Website
Tuesday, May 2nd 2023
Closing date for order Service Park special requests Website
Saturday, May 6th 2023
Service Park opens to Manufacturers 09h00
Exponor
Closing date for helicopter registration Rally Office
Sunday, May 7th 2023
Service Park opens to all competitors 09h00
Exponor
Monday, May 8th 2023
Administrative checks, and collection of materials and documents for FIA
P3 & P4 and non-priority drivers (Schedule to be published)
15h00 / 21h00
Exponor
Reconnaissance registration and collection of re-connaissance GPS tracker
for all drivers (Schedule to be published)
Exponor
Tuesday, May 9th 2023
Reconnaissance of special stages - Day 1 (according to schedule) 08h00 / 20h00
TBC
Administrative checks and collection of materials and documents for P1 
and P2 drivers (by appointment)
08h00 / 12h00
Rally HQ
FIA Rally Tracking Device delivery - SAS Workshop 14h00 / 20h00
Exponor
Wednesday, May 10th 2023
Reconnaissance of special stages - Day 2 (according to schedule) 07h30 / 17h30
TBC
Sealing for P1 competitors (schedule to be published) Exponor
Technical scrutineering and component sealing for all other competitors 
(schedule to be published)
13h00 / 23h00
Exponor
Team Managers meeting (upon invitation by Video Conference) 15h00
Rally HQ
Extrication training TBC
Safety Car drivers briefing TBC
Pre-Rally Medical briefing TBC
Photographers safety briefing 17h00
Media Centre
Helicopter pilots briefing 17h30
Rally HQ
Return of GPS trackers - SAS Workshop 17h00 / 21h00
Exponor / SAS Truck
Publication of Start List for Shakedown (P1 and invited drivers) 18h00
Virtual N/B
Deadline for all drivers and co-drivers to have completed the FIA e-learning
online course for the FIA Safety Tracking Device
18h00
Drivers Safety Briefing for all crews (compulsory for crew members nominated in a Bulletin) 20h00
Video conference
Thursday, May 11th 2023
- Shakedown Pilotos FIA P1 drivers and invited drivers (09h01 / 10h00)
- Shakedown Pilotos FIA P1 & P2 (10h01 / 11h30)
- Shakedown Pilotos FIA P2, P3 & P4 (11h01 / 12h30) 
- Shakedown Pilotos P3, P4 & non-priority drivers (12h00 / 13h00)
Shakedown / Baltar
FIA Meet the Crews 12h30
Exponor
FIA Pre-event press conference 13h00
Media Centre
Publication of the start lists for Ceremonial Start & Rally Start, Section 1 
and Section 2
14h00
Virtual N/B
Accreditation + Administrative + Media Support Centre 14h00 / 18h00
Coimbra
Rally cars enter Coimbra holding era:
- FIA P1 drivers & FIA P2 drivers (14h00 / 16h00)
- FIA P3, P4 & non-priority drivers (16h00 / 17h00)
Coimbra
Reconnaissance SSS1 - Coimbra 15h00 / 18h00
Coimbra
WRC official photograph 17h30
Coimbra, near the
ceremonial start
Podium
Autograph session 17h45 / 18h15
Coimbra, near the
ceremonial start
Podium
Ceremonial start / Rally Start - Section 1 18h55
TC 0 - Coimbra
SSS1 - Coimbra 19h05
Coimbra
Parc fermé IN 19h15
Coimbra
Friday, May 12th 2023
Start of Section 2 07h50
TC 1B - Coimbra
End of Section 3 20h00
Exponor
Meet the Crews (P1 Team Principals + Top 3 drivers) 20h30
Exponor
Publication of the Start List of Section 4 23h00
Virtual N/B
All cars must be returned to Parc Fermé from the '45 Flexi Service 24h00
Exponor
Saturday, May 13th 2023
Start of Section 4 05h40
TC 8D - Exponor
End of Section 6 20h15
Exponor
Meet the Crews (P1 Team Principals + Top 3 drivers) 20h30
Exponor
Publication of the Start List for Section 7 21h30
Virtual N/B
All cars must be returned to Parc Fermé from the '45 Flexi Service 24h00
Exponor
Sunday, May 14th 2023
Start of Section 7 06h00
TC 15D - Exponor
Start of Power Stage 12h18
SS19 - Fafe 2
End of the Rally 14h20
Matosinhos
Trophies presentation - Podium 15h45
Matosinhos
Final scrutineering 16h30
Exponor
FIA post event Press Conference 16h45
Media Centre
Publication of the Provisional Classification 19h00
Virtual N/B

 

Opening hours HQ & Media Centre

Date Day of the Week Rally HQ Media Acreditation Media Centre
08 May 2023 Monday 09h00 - 21h00 -
09 May 2023 Tuesday 08h00-20h00 14h00-19h00 14h00-19h00
10 May 2023 Wednesday 07h00-22h00 08h00-20h00 08h00-20h00
11 May 2023 Thursday 07h30-21h00 08h00-20h00 08h00-22h00
12 May 2023 Friday 07h00-23h00 08h00-13h00 07h30-23h00
13 May 2023 Saturday 05h00-22h00 - 07h00-22h00
14 May 2023 Sunday 05h30-20h00 - 07h00-22h00

 

Note: this programme is subject to confirmation by the Supplementary Regulations.

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