2008 European Rally Championship season
|2008 European Rally Championship season|
The 2008 European Rally Championship season was the 56th season of the FIA European Rally Championship. Italian driver Luca Rossetti won 4 of the 9 rallies to claim his first European rally championship title.
Calendar and winners
The calendar of the 2008 season consisted of only 9 events, after the ELPA Rally not taking place in that year. The remaining events were unchanged from the previous year.
|1||4– 6 April||37th Istanbul Rally||Luca Rossetti|
|2||18–20 April||32nd Rally 1000 Miglia||Luca Rossetti|
|3||22–24 May||35th INA Croatia Delta Rally||Luca Rossetti|
|4||6– 8 June||65th Rally Poland||Michał Sołowow|
|5||27–28 June||44th Belgium Ypres Westhoek Rally||Luca Rossetti|
|6||11–13 July||39th Rally Bulgaria||Krum Donchev|
|7||1–2 August||49th Rally Vinho da Madeira||Giandomenico Basso|
|8||22–24 August||38th Barum Rally Zlín||Renato Travaglia|
|9||17–19 October||43rd Rallye Antibes Côte d'Azur||Michał Sołowow|
For the final classification in a rally, the winner was awarded 10 points, the runner-up 8 and the third placed driver 6. Drivers ranked 4 to 8 got 5–4–3–2–1 points. Additionally, the top three of every leg got 3–2–1 points. Only drivers who participated in least 6 events qualified for the championship ranking.