Portugal Rally 2022: Dates, Routes, Prize Money, Live, TV Coverage

Portugal Rally 2022: The 2022 Rally de Portugal (also known as the Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2022) is a motor racing event for rally cars that took place over four days between 19 and 22 May 2022. It marks the 55th race of the Rally de Portugal.

Portugal Rally 2022: Dates, Routes, Prize Money, Live, TV Coverage

Dates:

Thu, 19 May, 2022 – Sun, 22 May, 2022

The current rally champions are Elfin Evans and Scott Martin, who won it last year. His team, Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT, is currently the defending champion of the manufacturers’ category.

The WRC-2 category is currently being contested by Isapecka Lappi and Jane Firma, the current rally champions. In the WRC-3 category, the defending champions were the Polish pair of Kajetan Kajetanovi and Maciej Szczepniak.

Routes:

After Thursday night’s opening ceremony in Coimbatore, Portugal’s fourth largest city, the action begins with a 2.82km road stage.

Friday’s twin passes are Loos (12.03 km), Gois (19.33 km), and Argonil (18.72 km), separated by a tire-fitting area at Arganil.

The leg ends with a single run through Mortagua (18.15 km) and a super special stage at the Lusada rallycross circuit (3.36 km). It is total 122 km. Not allowing servicing until the racers return to Matosinhos in the evening.

Prize Money:

Portugal Rally 2022: Dates, Routes, Prize Money, Live, TV Coverage

There is no such scene of prizes around WRC as racers pay manufacturers to participate in races. Only a few participants who hold contracts with various motorsport companies are paid.

While some new wrestlers also get awards based on their performance. By winning the rally stage, a racer can win €20,000. While sponsorship deals also provide players with a chance to generate revenue.

Based on different sponsorships, a racer can earn €250k to €500k. While a rookie can pocket the amount up to €50,000 on winning a race besides the given prize.

Stages Prize Money
Stage Winning Bonus €20,000
Sponsorship Bonus €500,000
Junior Rookie Drivers Bonus €15,000

Live:

Rally Portugal will continue in the North of the country for 2022, once again taking in the incredible gravel stages to the East and South of Porto.

With the rally featuring some of the tightest spectator access control in the WRC, and often some of the largest crowds on any rally, it is more important than ever to travel with us and take advantage of our detailed event reconnaissance & close working partnership with the Rally Organisers!

TV Coverage:

WRC+ reserves all rights to show Rally de Portugal on its platform. You have to subscribe to the channel to watch the event there.

The monthly subscription fee is EUR 8.99. You will be able to see many exciting rally events on this platform.

Host country  Portugal
Rally base MatosinhosPorto
Dates run 19 – 22 May 2022
Start location LousãCoimbra
Finish location FafeBraga
Stages 21 (330.17 km; 205.16 miles)[1]
Stage surface Gravel
Transport distance 1,188.35 km (738.41 miles)
Overall distance 1,518.52 km (943.56 miles)

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