WRC FORUM8 Rally Japan

FORUM8 Rally Japan - the home of 2022 championship-winning manufacturer Toyota - is hosting the final round of the 2023 FIA World Rally Championship. 

WRC FORUM8 Rally Japan
Date 16 - 19 November 2023
Servicepark Aichi / Gifu
Entry list  TBC
Stages TBC
Website www.rally-japan.jp
Hashtag #RallyJapan
Watch the rally Live Stream / TV Guide


  • Unlike previous editions which were held on the northern island of Hokkaido, the all-new asphalt event will be based in Nagoya, on the country’s main island of Honshu.
  • This will allow demanding special stages in the mountain regions of Aichi and Gifu, boasting a population of approximately nine million people and about three hours’ drive from capital city Tokyo.
  • Crews will have to develop brand-new pace notes for this event, meaning a successful recce could be the difference between a good or bad result. 


Service Park

Based in the Toyota Stadium in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. 

Top 5 moments 2022

Event History

  • Rally Japan first featured in the WRC in 2004 and was held, up until 2007, in Hokkaido’s Tokachi-Obihiro area. In 2008 and 2010 (there was no rally in 2009) the event was based in Central Hokkaido, with Sapporo as the host town.
  • Subaru’s Peter Solberg won the inaugural rally in 2004. In 2005, the winner was Peugeot’s Marcus Grönholm, and the 2006 winner was Sébastien Loeb, with Citroën. Mikko Hirvonen achieved consecutive wins in 2007 and 2008 before Sébastien Ogier won the last edition in 2010.


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