Rally Greece (2021)

09 Sep - 12 Sep
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Solberg unharmed after WRC Rally Finland recce accident

Oliver Solberg has emerged unscathed from a recce accident in preparation for this weekend’s return of Rally Finland to the World Rally Championship.

Gravel Notes Podcast: Petter Solberg’s Acropolis Rally review

Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera confirmed his status as the World Rally Championship’s brightest young talent after completing a dominant win at the Acropolis Rally.

Lappi in “strongest position” as Toyota 2022 WRC driver decision looms

Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala expects to make a decision regarding the 2022 driver line-up for the squad's third entry by the end of October.

Hyundai WRC boss frustrated by recurring problems in Greece

Hyundai WRC boss Andrea Adamo conceded Toyota was “stronger” at the Acropolis Rally but was frustrated recurring problems were again present in Greece. 

Fourmaux becomes latest WRC competitor to split with co-driver

Rising World Rally Championship star Adrien Fourmaux has split with his long-time co-driver Renaud Jamoul following the Acropolis Rally.

WRC Greece: The Good, The Bad and a Flying Finn

It may not have been the car breaking endurance of the past but the iconic Acropolis Rally successfully returned to the World Rally Championship for the first time since 2013. Autosport reviews the highlights, lowlights, turning points, close calls and heartbreak that made round nine of the 2021 season.

How the WRC's new flying Finn reached new heights in the Greek mountains

After Kalle Rovanpera’s historic feat at Rally Estonia, the Finn scaled new heights at the Rally of the Gods with a commanding victory. And this time Toyota’s young star demonstrated why the future is bright with his devastating speed and consistency at the Acropolis Rally

Ogier put ego aside in Greece to focus on WRC title race

Sebastien Ogier says he put “his ego aside” to produce a “clever” drive at the Acropolis Rally to focus on his quest for an eighth World Rally Championship title.

Latvala: Matured Rovanpera is a ‘complete' WRC driver

Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala believes Kalle Rovanpera is a complete rally driver and has matured “five years” this season.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera claims Acropolis Rally victory in style

Kalle Rovanpera chalked up a second career World Rally Championship win in style with victory at the Acropolis Rally on its return to the calendar after an eight-year hiatus.

Rally Monza to replace Japan as 2021 WRC finale

Rally Monza will replace the recently-cancelled Rally Japan as the final round of the 2021 World Rally Championship on 19-21 November.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera destroys opposition as rain hits final day

Kalle Rovanpera delivered a devastating display of speed to further extend his Acropolis Rally lead as rain threw World Rally Championship crews a final day curveball.

Ogier: Acropolis podium will be "big step" to eighth WRC title

Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier believes a podium finish at this weekend’s Acropolis Rally will be another “big step” towards an eighth World Rally Championship title.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera in control as Tanak issues mini fightback

Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera remains favourite to win the World Rally Championship’s return to the Acropolis Rally despite a mini fightback from Hyundai’s Ott Tanak on Saturday afternoon.

WRC winner Markko Martin opens up on Tanak role and career

Former World Rally Championship star Markko Martin has opened up about helping Ott Tanak and has reflected on the anniversary of his maiden WRC win at the Acropolis Rally.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera blitzes rivals to stretch lead over Tanak

Toyota rising star Kalle Rovanpera blitzed his World Rally Championship rivals to open up a commanding Acropolis Rally lead after Saturday morning’s loop of stages.

WRC title hopes have gone from "bad to worse" - Evans

Elfyn Evans admits his World Rally Championship title chances have dropped from “bad to worse” after a gearbox drama effectively ended any podium hopes at the Acropolis Rally.

Neuville: I was more mechanic than WRC driver in eventful Acropolis Rally

Thierry Neuville says he was ‘more mechanic than driver’ and was prepared to do everything possible to fix his World Rally Championship Hyundai to keep his Acropolis Rally alive.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera holds slender lead over Tanak, Ogier

Kalle Rovanpera continues to lead the Acropolis Rally but will take a slender advantage into Saturday after fightbacks from Ott Tanak and World Rally Championship points leader Sebastien Ogier.

WRC Greece: Rovanpera leads, Evans and Neuville suffer mechanical dramas

Kalle Rovanpera leads the Acropolis Rally after an opening loop of stages that effectively ended hopes of another World Rally Championship victory for title contenders Elfyn Evans and Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville.

WRC Greece: Ogier leads Evans in Athens Super Special

Sebastien Ogier kicked off the World Rally Championship’s return to the Acropolis Rally by winning the opening Super Special stage in front of a bumper crowd in Athens city centre.

The WRC drivers that came of age at the Acropolis Rally

Five drivers have won first time out at the Rally Acropolis, transcending the tough dirt and gravel Greek roads to cement a place in rallying folklore. Here are three of the first-time winners' tales

M-Sport explains Suninen’s WRC shock departure

M-Sport’s decision to offer Teemu Suninen a more WRC2 focused programme for the remainder of the season triggered the Finn’s shock exit for the team with immediate effect.

WRC Acropolis Rally set to be “slippery like hell” after unseasonal weather

Heavy rain in the lead up to the Acropolis Rally’s World Rally Championship return has made stages “slippery like hell” and a tricky rally “even more difficult”, says Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo.

Neuville frustrated “nobody has balls to challenge" FIA over WRC’s Rally1 future

Thierry Neuville strongly disagrees with the World Rally Championship’s Rally1 regulations next year stating it is a “pity” that “nobody has the balls” to challenge FIA decisions.

Katsuta withdraws from WRC Acropolis Rally after co-driver emergency

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Takamoto Katsuta has withdrawn from this week’s Acropolis Rally after co-driver Keaton Williams was required to return home.

M-Sport reveals customer interest in new Puma WRC car

M-Sport’s new Rally1 Ford Puma has received “a lot of interest” from potential customers ahead of the car’s debut in the World Rally Championship next year.

Suninen announces rally return with WRC2 Rally Finland drive

Teemu Suninen will make a return to rallying having secured a WRC2 drive at Rally Finland just days after announcing his split with M-Sport Ford.