The FIA confirmed the date for Rallye Deutschland on Wednesday following the final 2012 meeting of the World Motor Sport Council.

The World Rally Championship calendar for next season was published at the end of September, however, at that time the date for the event in Germany was listed as 'TBC' - to be confirmed. It has now been announced though that the event will conclude on Sunday August 25.

The full 2013 WRC schedule is as follows, although it should be noted that the precise itineraries are subject to final confirmation by the individual event organisers...

2013 World Rally Championship calendar:

20/01Rallye Monte Carlo
10/02Rally Sweden
10/03Rally Mexico
14/04Rallye de Portugal
05/05Rally Argentina
02/06Acropolis Rally
23/06Rally d'Italia
04/08Rally Finland
25/08Rallye Deutschland
15/09Rally Australia
06/10Rallye de France
27/10Rally de Espana
17/11Rally of Great Britain

The finish date given is the Sunday of the rally weekend.