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In three different states the race will take part, Attica region, Peloponnese and Central Greece.
On Thursday 9th of September the shakedown race will take part, near Lamia, with 4.25 km length and the first car will enter the route at 08:01. After regrouping at the Service Park of Lamia,the cars will transport to Athens and at 17:30 the celebratory start of the race will commence.
The Cosmote 5G Athen Stage will be the first special route with length of 980 meters, where cars will give a special show around the Syntagma square for the fans. First car will start at 18:08.
On Friday 10th of September the first car will leave the Parc Fermé at 9:00 and it will enter the special route of Agioi Theodoroi 1 and with length of 17.54 km. Loutraki route will follow at 10:18 with length of 19.40 km and there will be a Tyre Fitting Zone on the sea side area of Loutraki. At 13:14 the first car will enter the Agious Theodorous 2 route with length 17.54 km as the first evening special route. After that will follow Thiva route with 23.27 km at 15:47 and at 17:40 the Elatia route with 11.65 km.The first car should be arriving at the Service Park of Lamia around 19:40
Saturday 11th of September. The first car will depart from Lamia at 7.15 and at 8.32 will enter the Pavliani route with 26.25 km length. At 9.57 the Gravia route will follow with 24.81 km length. This time the Tyre Fitting Zone will be at the port of Itea. Then the Bauxites route will follow with 22.97 km length and Eleftherohori with 18.14 km length at 13:08. The first car is scheduled to arrive at 19:00
5.Sunday 12th of September.The last day of the event will include three special routes. The first famous Tarzan route with 23.37 km length at 8.25,followed by Pyrgos route with 33.20 km length. After the Tyre Fitting Zone at Sperchiada area, the crews will move towards the Tarzan route for the WOLF Power Stage which is 12.68 km long.The first car will start at 13.08.
The finish point of the race is scheduled for 14:38 at the Panhellenic expo of Lamia, where the Service Park of EKO Acropolis Rally will take place. That concludes the schedule of Acropolis Rally with 15 special routes and 292,19 km in total and the rest of the simple routes spread up to 900 km.