Ciocco and Valle del Serchio kicked off

The 36th Rally il Ciocco and Valle del Serchio features twelve stages in day one. The start will be with the Bagni di Lucca at 8:00. The first lineup to get green lights will be Cunial -Ialungo. Web Live Streaming, live coverage on RAI and pages on Gazzetta and Corriere.

After technical verifications and shakedown held yesterday, the seventy-six car partaking in the 36th Rally Il Ciocco and Valle del Serchio are ready today for the first leg.

The programme follows:

Stage.1 Bagni di Lucca 1 km. 14,56 at 8:00 (GMT+2);Stage 2 Tereglio 1 km 12.50 at 8:47; Stage 3 Il Ciocco1 km 2.36 at 9:43.
Refuelling and tyre change (allowed only to change tyres type) will follow.
The second round of stages will be: Stage 4 Bagni di Lucca 2 km. 14,56 at 10:25; Stage 5 Tereglio 2 km; 12.50 at 11:12; Stage 6 Il Ciocco 2 km 2.36 at 12:08.

Regrouping of 1 hour and 15 minutes will start at 12:31 and 30 minutes servicing at 13:46. A long break will follow before heading off for the afternoon stages: Stage 7 Molazzana 1, 13,93 km at 15:00; Stage 8 Renaio 1, 14,33 km at 15:45; Stage 9 Noi TV 1 km 1.65 at 16:29.
Another refuelling with chance of replacing tyres (with change of type) will proceed the last stages of the day: Stage 10 Molazzana 2, 13,93 km at 17:15; Stage 11 Renaio 2, 14,33 km at 18:00; Stage 12 Noi TV 2 km 1.65 at 18:34.

The arrival at Ciocco, scheduled for 18:45, will mark the end of the first leg for the drivers of the Italian Rally Championship, while it will be the final stage for the cars entered in the National Rally Trophy.

The web live streaming of Aci Sport and Sportube TV will be from 12.30 to 13.30, during the first regrouping followed by servicing park.
Live coverage led by Lorenzo Leonarduzzi on Rai Sport 2 will start at 18.15.

After the rally weekend, Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport will have a dedicated page on this edition of the Rally Il Ciocco and Valle del Serchio on Monday 25 March.