Thu 19:11 - Tyre info
Update on the numbers and compounds (Hard or Soft) chosen for SS1. All Michelin drivers have taken five soft compound tyres.
Thu 19:11 - Thursday's start order
The 76 crews will tackle SS1 in a special order headed by national class competitors. The DDFT entries will be next followed by the Junior WRC and half of the WRC 2 entries. Valeriy Gorban heads the bulk of the WRC entries from 2011hrs, with championship leader Sébastien Ogier on stage at 2049hrs.
Thu 19:06 - Weather
It's a hot and dry and evening here in Jyväskylä. There is some light cloud around but no rain expected tonight. The temperature is a sticky 23˚C. The latest forecast is for more dry weather on Friday and Saturday and perhaps some rain on Sunday.
Thu 18:15 - Watch SS1 LIVE
WRC+ users can watch tonight's stage live. Steaming starts at 2000hrs. Still time to sort a subscription if you haven't already. We'll be back in time for the start. Ciao for now.
Thu 18:15 - Time zones
All times quoted here are local. Currently, Finland is running in Eastern European Summer Time. In other words, UTC/GMT +3 hours.
Thu 18:14 - Coming up on Thursday
A Super Special starter before three packed days of competition. The 2.3km mixed-surface Harju stage gets underway at 1900hrs with the works team World Rally Cars on track an hour later.
Thu 18:13 - We're all set
In Jyväskylä's premier heavy metal nightclub to bring you the news from the rally stages. The decor is a bit edgy, but on the plus side we have a glitterball and an unbeatable view of the service park outside.
Thu 18:08 - Hyvää iltaa world
And welcome to our live text coverage from Neste Rally Finland, round eight of the FIA World Rally Championship.
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