It’s not every day the stars of the World Rally Championship walk out into a stadium to the embrace of their adoring fans. But it’s not every day the WRC finds itself in Greece for the Acropolis Rally.
The Olympic Stadium played host to the opening stage of this year’s edition for the first time since 2006, and to say it delivered would be an understatement.
There was drama – potentially of championship-ending significance – when Andreas Mikkelsen got up close and personal with the barriers, while the joy the drivers felt competing in front of so many people was clear to see.
Head behind the scenes of this fantastic curtain-raiser as DirtFish captured all the atmosphere, emotion and action from one of the best superspecial stages in years.