Japan Rally Championship

Race Information

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  • Location: Hokkaido, Japan
  • Stages: 22
  • Surface: Gravel
  • Date: November 16-19
  • Winner: TBD

🏆 2023 Rally Japan Odds

The Japan Rally or “Rally Japan” is one of the FIA World Rally Championship’s (WRC) most popular races. It is usually held in the Fall and is raced on twisty and narrow gravel roads. It returns to the WRC race calendar for 2022 after a 12-year hiatus.

As one of the WRC’s most prominent races, the WRC betting odds should be widely available for this rally competition. Be sure to check the 2023 Rally Japan odds before placing your bets.

As with most Rally Car events, it is best to check the forecast before betting on the WRC races. Weather plays a large role in racing but unlike in Formula One or Indy Car, the WRC also features different surfaces. Rally Japan features a gravel surface so drivers like Kalle Rovanpera should excel here.

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🚥 What Is the Rally Japan Track?

The Rally Japan race track is one of the most challenging and exciting on the WRC calendar. It is known for its narrow, twisty roads and its variable weather conditions. The track is located in the Aichi and Gifu prefectures of Japan, and it is set to return to the WRC calendar in 2023 after a 12-year hiatus.

The 2023 Rally Japan Odds are already available at most major sportsbooks, and Kalle Rovanpera is the current favorite to win the event. Rovanpera is a young Finnish driver who has been in excellent form this season, and he is the current leader in the WRC standings.

Other drivers who could challenge for victory at the 2023 Rally Japan include Ott Tänak, Elfyn Evans, and Thierry Neuville. Tänak is a former WRC champion, and he is always a threat to win on gravel. Evans is another experienced driver who is very consistent, and Neuville is always fast in Japan.

The 2023 Rally Japan will be a must-watch event for all WRC fans. It is a unique and challenging race track, and the odds are stacked for a close and exciting finish.

WRC+ at Japan Schedule

WRC+:

  • 4:05 a.m. ET – Stage 1
  • 4:04 p.m. ET – Stage 2
  • 5:04 p.m ET – Stage 3
  • 6:02 p.m ET – Stage 4
  • 10:36 p.m ET – Stage 5
  • 11:36 p.m ET – Stage 6

WRC+:

  • 00:34 a.m. ET – Stage 7
  • 4:35 a.m. ET – Stage 8
  • 5:04 p.m. ET – Stage 9
  • 6:05 p.m. ET – Stage 10
  • 8:15 p.m. ET – Stage 11
  • 8:26 p.m. ET – Stage 12
  • 10:04 p.m. ET – Stage 13
  • 11:05 p.m. ET – Stage 14

WRC+:

  • 00:11 a.m. ET – Stage 15
  • 04:35 a.m. ET – Stage 16
  • 4:05 p.m. ET – Stage 17
  • 5:03 p.m. ET – Stage 18
  • 5:56 p.m. ET – Stage 19
  • 8:04 p.m. ET – Stage 20
  • 8:57 p.m. ET – Stage 21
  • 11:15 p.m. ET – Stage 22
2023 Race Results
POSITIONDRIVERTEAM
1Evans E.Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
2Ogier S.Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
3Rovanpera K.Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
4Lappi E.Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT
5Katsuta T.Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
6Tanak O.M-Sport Ford WRT
7Mikkelsen A.Toksport WRT 3
8Gryazin N.Toksport WRT 2
9Kajetanowicz K.Kajetanowicz K.
10Arai H.Arai H.

🏁 WRC at Japan History & Highlights

The Japan Rally originated as Rally Hokkaido as part of the 2022 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship. After two years, it was promoted to the World Rally Championship schedule. Petter Solberg and Phil Mills won the inaugural Rally Japan in 2004 while driving a Subaru Impreza.

In 2007 and 2008, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarom Lehtinen became the first co-drivers to win Rally Japan multiple times. They drove a Ford Focus. And in 2010, Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia won the last Rally Japan, before 2022, with a Citroen C4.

Circuit Information

Rally Japan typically has 26 to 29 stages and is raced on gravel. In 2007, it had 27 special stages. In 2008, it had 29. This race tends to occur late in the calendar so the WRC standings could already be decided.

The overall distance varies. But in 2010, it was 748.8 miles (1,205.07 kilometers). During the September to December months, Hokkaido gets pretty cold. There are plenty of rainy days during November and December.

WRC Rally Estonia FAQs

When and where is the WRC Japan Rally held?

The WRC Japan Rally is held in Hokkaido, Japan. From November 16 to November 19.

Why is the WRC Japan Rally often held late in the calendar?

The WRC Japan Rally is often held late in the calendar because Hokkaido gets pretty cold during the September to December months. There are also plenty of rainy days during November and December, so it is important to give the crews and teams enough time to prepare for the challenging conditions.

What is the surface of the WRC Japan Rally?

The WRC Japan Rally is raced on gravel.

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