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M. Rautio Ltd. joins Arctic Rally Finland as one of the main partners – “Let’s pay it forward locally!”

Arctic Rally Finland, the first Finnish round of the FIA World Rally Championship to be organised in Rovaniemi on 26 - 28 February 2021, has got a local supporter in business influencer Markku Rautio.

WRC goes to Rovaniemi – “Let’s make history together!”

This year, Finland will be hosting not just one, but two FIA World Rally Championship events, when in addition to Jyväskylä, the best rally drivers in the world will also be competing against each other in the middle of the Arctic scenery of Rovaniemi in the Finnish Lapland at the end of February.

Getting nostalgic in Latvala’s rally museum over his legendary Toyota Corolla GT

The favourite Corolla of the young, the Toyota Corolla GT, is a car that has a special place in the hearts of many – including the new Team Principal of Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT, Jari-Matti Latvala, and our rally reporter, Jussi “the Double Zero” Tiippana, who got together to talk, reminisce and take a closer look into the anatomy of that emotion-evoking “speedster”.

Spirit of Community Reflected in the Renewed Rally Finland Logo

The Finnish round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Finland, driven 29 July - 1 August 2021 on the gravel roads of Central Finland have unveiled their renewed event logo. The logo, stylised in a sleek and streamlined design language, incorporates symbolism that is characteristic to the legendary event.

Pajari claims a historical FIA Junior WRC medal to Finland

The finnish pair Sami Pajari - Marko Salminen returned Finland on the list of JWRC medalists as they claimed bronze after the final event in Monza. The only previous Finnish top-3 medalist in the championship was Janne Tuohino back in 2002.

Lauri Joona takes the Flying Finn Future Star honours in Finnish Rally Championship

Lauri Joona, 23, has been selected as winner of the Flying Finn Future Star prize contested within the R2 class of the Finnish Rally Championship. The win secures him a supported prize-drive in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship for the 2021 season.

Rally Finland and Title Partner Neste to Part Ways

The partnership between Rally Finland and Finnish Neste comes to an end, as Neste finishes as the title partner of the Finnish round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The partnership that has lasted for over 26 years has been a breeding ground for a number of mutual success stories. For the legendary Finnish motorsport event steeped in tradition, this new era brings about a renewal of the rally’s brand in the build-up to next year’s event.

Neste Rally Finland eChallenge became an online phenomenon with tens of millions of contacts

The first ever Neste Rally Finland eChallenge exceeded its visibility targets many times over and was also a success when it comes to the organising side. The event held in Jyväskylä, Central Finland, on 8 August 2020 became an internationally acclaimed benchmark and a strong start for AKK and their partners in the field of digital motorsport.

WRC DRIVERS GAVE ESPORT PROS A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY - SUNINEN AND LAPPI SHOWCASED THEIR DRIVING SKILLS

This year’s Rally Finland was driven as the “Neste Rally Finland eChallenge”, a digital event organised by AKK Sports on 8 August in Jyväskylä, Finland. The event gained massive viral reach around the world.

The carbon footprint of the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge waste management will be zero, thanks to L&T

L&T AKK Sports Ltd. will work together to reduce the carbon footprint of the Neste Rally Finland eChallenge on 8th of August by providing carbon-neutral waste management for the event.

Let's make a responsible Neste Rally Finland eChallenge together

The Neste Rally Finland eChallenge organiser AKK Sports and its partners are paying special attention to a safe and convenient visitor experience – let's make a responsible event together on 8th of August at Lutakko Harbour in Jyväskylä!

Neste is the title sponsor of Neste Rally Finland eChallenge

Neste is the title sponsor of Neste Rally Finland eChallenge and supports the creation of a responsible and sustainable event held by AKK on 8 August 2020.