For any Scandinavian driver, the chance to drive a round of the World Rally Championship at home is something special. To do it in your first outing in a World Rally Car on the other hand, could be seen as a daunting prospect.
Oliver Solberg isn’t someone who normally shies away from a challenge; in fact, the Norway-born Swede is reveling in his opportunity to brush his new i20 Coupe WRC between perilous snowbanks and experience a real winter rally in the top tier on this month’s Arctic Rally Finland.
Although the new Hyundai Motorsport Junior driver’s task will be to gain experience and reach the finish, he’s already looking comfortable in his new surroundings during the team’s pre-event test. Relive the best moments in the video above.