KAK would like to thank all participants and teams, competition management and officials in all clubs, all partners in our municipalities, and Engströms for the excellent service location - and not least all of you in the audience, who did not only make the Midnattssolsrallyt 2019 a party but also to a fantastic experience.
Arne Rådström has been excluded after the technical check. New winner will be Patrik Dybeck. The race management has decided to exclude starting number 4 after the technical check after the car did not comply with the regulations.
Starting number 4 protested against the decision and after the judge's meeting it was decided to reject the protest. New winner in Class 12 will instead be the starting number (24) Harry Joki. New total winner will be (43) Patrik Dybeck.
Four days in the lead - from start to finish: Arne Rådström takes the win at Sweden's largest historic rally, the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt 2019. "I am so proud and it is a prestigious win for me", said Rådström after the finish.
The KAK Midnattssolsrallyt (Midnight Sun Rally) 2019 Service Park will be located at Truckstop in the city of Örebro.
-We will have a "full service arena" that no other historic rally in Europe can match, says Wilhelm Douglas, KAK.
KAK Midnattssolsrallyt / The Midnight Sun Rally has reserved a few hotel rooms in the city of Örebro for rally participants and their teams.When booking, please contact the hotel directly and enter the Booking Reference Code to access the reserved rooms and the agreed prices.The rooms are available to the contestants for individual booking until mid-May 2019. Thereafter any remaining room will be released to the public.First come first served!You find the list under the tab Competitors.
The Historic & Regularity Rally will be held as a tribute to Stig Blomqvist. The Royal Automobile Club of Sweden with its Midnight Sun Rally, Sweden's and one of Europe’s, largest and finest historical rallies, will have the city of Örebro as the central service area for the event 2019.
Daniel Wall driving a Volvo 240 took the lead on Friday at the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt 2018. Mats Jonsson stays in second place in his Mazda 323, while early leader Per Göthberg was slowed by gearbox problems.
Six stages north of Vimmerby was driven at the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt Rally 2018 on Thursday. Per Göthberg (Porsche) was the fastest, with Mats Jonsson (Mazda) in second and Daniel Wall (Volvo) in third place.
KAK Midnattssolsrally has listened to the spectators - Stage 1 in Vimmerby will be driven with a starting interval of 30 seconds. The first car starts at 06 pm. So the whole field will have finished the stage after about 1.5 hours.
Multiple Swedish rally champion Mats Jonsson led throughout the competition and scored the victory in the Midnattssolrallyt 2017. The competition has been both tough and challenging, and I am very pleased with the victory, says Mats Jonsson.
Norwegian Thorbjörn Bye took his fifth total victory in Midnattssolsrallyt Regularity class and his codriver Oddvar Moland took home his sixth victory. Last year's second in Regularity Sport Per Settergren / Martin Suart became this year not only the second in the Elite class but also the best Swedish team in the Regularity Elite.
Entries for the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt 2017 will be open on April 14th 2017 online as well as on the Bilsport Custom Motor & Performance Show in Jönköping. More than 60 crews entered on the first day in the last year.
In the 2017 competition, the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt will accept a higher number of competitors. There will also be quite a few new stages in the rally.
Read all about it in the Rally Information under Competitors
KAK Midnattssolsrallyt have applied for next year's date. The competition is scheduled to run 28th June to 1st July. The municipal Vimmerby will again host the rally. We are planning a fresh and revised course with start and finish in Vimmerby, and lunch stops in neighboring municipalities, says Lars Jonsson, KAK Midnattssolsrallyt.
After a thrilling battle on the final day Kenneth Bäcklund (Ford Escort) won the KAK Midnattssolsrallyt 2016 in front of Thomas Thelin (Porsche 911, +4.5s) and Martin Hagman (Ford Escort, +8.1s). For Bäcklund is was the second victory at Midnattssolsrallyt after his win 2010.