– Arctic Lapland Rally Brings Thousands Fans to Finland on 26 to 29 January 2012

Finland's motor racing and rallying fans can look forward to one of Europe's premier events this winter as the Arctic Lapland Rally heads into the town of Rovaniemi.

Online PR News – 12-January-2012 – – The rallying tournament, which was first hosted in 1966, will see racing fans from all over Finland and wider Europe travel up to Rovaniemi to enjoy the fun. This year's event will run from January 26th to January 29th and acts as one of the stages of the Finnish Rally Championship.

This year's Arctic Lapland Rally is expected to see more than 150 of Europe's top rally drivers take part. Drivers travel from all over the continent to test their skills against some of the most challenging tracks around.

Finland itself today boasts some of the leading names in the rallying sphere, with Juha Salo, the reigning Arctic Lapland Rally champion, expected to head to Rovaniemi to defend his title.

With so many rally fans likely to be travelling to Finland to watch the excitement, leading online hotel bookings website has warned that getting a value for money Rovaniemi hotel could be harder work than usual.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head of, says, “The Arctic Lapland Rally is one of the most popular events in the European rallying calendar, and as such the hotels in Rovaniemi can expect to have a busy old time of it in January. Smart rally fans will do their work in advance and book their hotels well before travelling - that's the way to getting good value and plenty of choice."

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