The snow dust is flying from the wheels, the polar sun is shining brightly, January snowstorm is sweeping…All of this are indispensable components of the Arctic Lapland Rally, which annually gathers a lot of viewers from around the world.
26 Jan, 2017, the Arctic Lapland Rally will start in Rovaniemi (the homeland of Joulupukki – Finnish Santa Claus). Meeting with the fans of winter extreme is inevitable!
See the promo video for the Arctic Lapland Rally
A few words about the competition. In different years it was won by Hannu Mikkola, Ari Vatanen and other Finnish riders, who later became world champions. In 2009 pilots of Formula-1 (current and former) - Kimi Raikkonen, Mika Hakkinen, Mika Salo and JJ Lehto - took part in the Arctic Lapland Rally. Thus, the level and the scope of upcoming rally is quite clear. See all the details – http://www.arcticrally.fi/
See the video about the Arctic Lapland Rally 2016
Do you want to learn how to drive a car in winter extreme conditions? Then you should probably be interested in winter driving courses from:
Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy (Kuusamo)
Four-time world rally champion and his team of driving instructors-experts are always ready to share their knowledge with you! See all the details – http://www.juhakankkunen.com/
Action Park (Saariselkä)
Here an individual program of driving will be selected for you, and you will be invited to go karting (hilly tracks). See all the details – http://www.tripadvisor.at/LocationPhotoDirectLnk-g667560-d2454134-i92244041-Action_Park-Saariselka_Lapland.html
Arctic Motor Park (Rovaniemi)
It is located next to the famous Santa Claus Village. Here you will find winter extreme sport-riding, karting, snowmobiles! See all the details - http://www.snowrallyrings.com/en/index.html