Rally Sweden is now announcing its timetable and stages for the second WRC rally in Umeå, 9–12 February 2023.
Rally Sweden has achieved Three stars, the highest level, in the FIA's environmental accreditation framework. Rally Sweden has thus received an important quality receipt for its environmental and climate work.
Sweden’s biggest television broadcaster has announced record audience figures for last month’s second round of the FIA World Rally Championship there.
Kalle Rovanperä did exactly as his father Harri did 21 years ago. The Finn repeated his father's feat and won Rally Sweden 2022 ahead of Thierry Neuville and Esa-Pekka Lappi.
Andreas Mikkelsen won the WRC2 and Jon Armstrong won the JWRC.
Rally Sweden's premiere edition in Umeå was a success. Now the WRC Promoter and Rally Sweden have agreed on a new two-year agreement that secures Sweden's and Umeå's place in the prestigious World Rally Championship.
Kalle Rovanperä was the man of the day in Rally Sweden. The Toyota driver won three of six stages on Saturday and now leads the summary by 8.3 seconds before the last for stages on Sunday.
- I will do everything I can to keep the lead. Today was a good day for me, but one small mistake can ruin everything, said Rovanperä.
Rally Sweden's premiere day was eventful when the competition entered Umeå for the first time in WRC history. Thierry Neuville leads the summary after the first day 4.3 seconds ahead of Kalle Rovanperä and Elfyn Evans, who are third another 3.1 seconds behind.
Fixed locally produced electricity from renewable sources, short transports, fossil-free fuel and hybrid cars. The move to Umeå and WRC's new approach has opened the door for Rally Sweden to take new steps towards the vision of zero emissions.
- It´s really locally produced. Rally Sweden is making impressive work, says Prince Carl Philip.
During crackling fireworks on Skeppsbron in Umeå, Prince Carl-Philip inaugurated this year's Rally Sweden.
Kalle Rovanperä was the fastest WRC-driver in Shakedown. In WRC2 the Norwegian duo Andreas Mikkelsen and Ole-Christian Veiby shared first place with the same time.