Meet the WRC Drivers at Rådhustorget – Wednesday at 18:00

On Wednesday evening, this year's WRC drivers will be present at Rådhustorget square. Starting from 16:00, those eager for some action can try their hand at driving rally in a simulator as Svensk Bilsport will be on-site with their simulator trailer.

At 18:00, a procession of cars will then arrive at the square with the WRC cars. Following this, the WRC drivers will join the square for a mingle session with the visitors.

“It feels great that we can host a small event on Wednesday together with Visit Umeå where there will be an opportunity to meet the drivers. The WRC drivers have a very tight schedule throughout the rally week from their arrival to departure. This year, the WRC promoter for the championship has done a good job of lightening up the schedule somewhat for the WRC organizers so that they can be a bit more public and accessible to the audience, which is very positive,” says Erik Åström, Event Director for Rally Sweden.

Snow Castle and Big Screen

After Wednesday’s evening activity, Visit Umeå will continue to have Rådhustorget as a meeting place for the rally with activities including a big screen, ticket sales, a snow castle, and rally-themed crafts.

But Wednesday’s square is not the only opportunity to meet the WRC drivers during the rally.

“Around lunchtime on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the drivers will be inside the Support Arena at Nolia, so there will be a chance to meet the stars then as well. They will also have autograph sessions on Thursday at the Red Barn Arena, where there will also be Meet the Crew events on Friday and Saturday,” concludes Åström.

Read more about the week’s program.