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First Arctic Rally Finland a sporting and financial success

*Spectacular sporting event showcased Rovaniemi and Finnish motorsport excellence *Event generates strong income levels and avoids any loss-making *AKK Sports ready to host more WRC winter rallies in the future Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox delivered the desired financial results and generated media values of almost 50 million euros, the findings of a detailed report reveal. Commissioned to study the financial impact of … Read More First Arctic Rally Finland a sporting and financial success

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Day three report: Tänak wins Arctic Rally Finland, Rovanperä is new WRC leader

*Järveoja co-drives fellow Estonian Tänak to stunning victory for Hyundai *Santa Claus, Rovaniemi’s most famous resident, presents the winners’ trophies *Wolf Power Stage pacesetter Rovanperä finishes second and tops the WRC standings *Lappi and Asunmaa claim WRC2 and WRC3 gold for Finland respectively *FIA President Jean Todt joins rallying community in honouring legend Mikkola  Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja scored their 14th FIA World Rally … Read More Day three report: Tänak wins Arctic Rally Finland, Rovanperä is new WRC leader

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Day two report: Rovanperä up to second but Tänak holds firm on Arctic Rally Finland

*Hyundai driver Tänak is two stages from WRC glory in Lapland *Rovanperä set for final-stage fight with Neuville for the runner-up spot *Flying Finn Lappi heading for WRC2 victory, Asunmaa leads WRC3 Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox’s longest day served up more high-speed drama in Lapland’s winter wonderland with Finns Kalle Rovanperä and Jonne Halttunen moving up to second overall in their Toyota … Read More Day two report: Rovanperä up to second but Tänak holds firm on Arctic Rally Finland

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Arctic Rally Finland organisers remember Hannu Mikkola

Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox organisers are saddened to learn of the passing of Hannu Mikkola, an original Flying Finn and the winner of the 1983 FIA World Rally Championship.  Mikkola, who was 78 and won the Finnish title in 1968, was synonymous for his success with Audi but he also enjoyed standout moments with Toyota and Ford, with whom he challenged for … Read More Arctic Rally Finland organisers remember Hannu Mikkola

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Day one report: Tänak on top on Arctic Rally Finland

*Estonian leads all-new winter spectacular in factory Hyundai after opening leg *Former world champion fastest on Friday’s two stages east of Rovaniemi *Rovanperä is best-placed Finn for Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT *Flying Finn Lappi leads WRC2, Lindholm in front in WRC3 Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja delivered a winter-driving masterclass to lead Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox following the opening two action-packed stages … Read More Day one report: Tänak on top on Arctic Rally Finland