ERC stars past and present head north for Arctic action

2021-01-14T12:44:39+01:00January 14th, 2021|2021|

Former FIA European Rally Championship winner Juho Hänninen and reigning ERC1 Junior champion Oliver Solberg are among a host of drivers with ERC experience contesting this weekend’s Arctic Lapland Rally in northern Finland.

The Finnish championship opener, which is held over eight stages from Friday to Saturday, features a bulging entry list.

As well as Hänninen, the 2012 ERC champion, and Solberg, ERC2 podium finisher Dmitry Feofanov is in action along with ERC1 Junior frontrunner Emil Lindholm and Mikko Heikkilä (pictured), who made his ERC debut on Rally Liepāja debut last summer. ERC3 Junior competitor Gregor Jeets steps up to a Škoda Fabia Rally2 Evo, while Lars Stugemo, who contested selected ERC events in 2019, is also entered.

Photo: Taneli Niinimaki/