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Rally Of Scandinavia Entry List Revealed

42 cars are on the start in the European Championship classes when the competition begins with SS1 BAUHAUS at Välsvikens Shopping Center on Thursday evening, June 13.

Solberg, Kristoffersson together with the Swedish and Norwegian elite

The Solberg family invites you to a fight. Last year's winner Oliver Solberg gets to meet his father Petter Solberg in a rally car for the first time since 2019. Oliver will come in a Skoda Fabia to defend the victory from 2023, while Petter drives the VW Polo that Oliver took the victory with last year.

The fight gets extra spice when the reigning world champion in rallycross, Johan Kristoffersson, arrives in the same VW Polo as Petter. Johan and Petter were for many years bitter competitors and teammates in the World Rallycross Championship – Now they meet on the Värmland rally stages.

Large parts of the Swedish elite are present in the BAUHAUS Royal Rally of Scandinavia. Torsby's son Isak Reiersen comes fresh from a podium place in the Swedish Championships last weekend, and Kalle Gustafsson will try to repeat last year's 10th place in the competition. They will be joined by the Swedish Championship profile Christoffer "Chribbe" Haglund, who realizes a dream of running the European Championships on home soil.

Frank Tore Larsen, Eyvind Brynildsen and Mads Østberg – Three of Norway's top rally drivers come across the border to Värmland to challenge for the podium, and try to beat the jump record at Colin's Crest.

The European Championship top chases important points

The top of the FIA ERC is coming to Sweden when the second edition of the BAUHAUS Royal Rally of Scandinavia is to be decided.

France's Mathieu Franceschi leads the European Championship after a strong start to the season. Last year's champion Hayden Paddon is in need of points in Värmland, to take up the fight with Franceschi for the gold. Paddon finished second behind Solberg last year.

Simone Tempestini has a victory in the European Championships already this year, will number two come in Sweden?

Crowd favorite Mikko Heikkilä has swapped Skoda for Toyota, and wants revenge after having to retire from the competition last year.

Team MRF Tyres musters a strong line-up with former champion Efren Llarena from Spain. Martins Sesks also competes for the red-clad MRF team.

Irish Jon Armstrong returns to Värmland after a strong competition last year.

Swedish trio challenges in the European Junior Championships

In the FIA Junior ERC, there is a Swedish lead ahead of the BAUHAUS Royal Rally of Scandinavia. Mille Johansson and Värmland's co-driver Johan Grönvall lead the championship after two races. Now they are coming home to Sweden to continue on the beaten path.

Patrik Hallberg finished second in the class last year behind Isak Reiersen, now Hallberg will try to take the coveted victory in a Peugeot 208.

Calle Carlberg races for Opel Motorsport's factory team, and finished second in the last round in the Canary Islands.

The Swedes face tough competition in the Junior European Championship, with 14 cars in total to start.

In the Fiesta Rally3 Trophy, five cars will come to Karlstad next weekend.TRY LIST

ENTRY LIST - Royal Rally Of Scandinavia

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