FLASH CEREMONIAL START
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1 BREEN Craig - MARTIN Scott PEUGEOT 208 T16 R5
“I’ll try to win if I can. The stages are much more broken this year. It’s good to be here. The first thing we have to see is the weather conditions”.
2 KAJETANOWICZ Kajetan - BARAN Jaroslaw FORD Fiesta R5
“My target is to drive without mistakes and to finish every stage. But of course it’s the Acropolis and everything can happen. I’ll try to be focused”.
3 LUKYANUK Alexey - ARNAUTOV Alexey FORD Fiesta R5
“The Rally is not easy, especially now with the rain. The weather is not good and so our target is to finish the Rally with no risks”.
5 MAGALHAES Bruno - MAGALHAES Hugo PEUGEOT 208 T16 R5
“I am not feeling very well because I am ill. In QS we had a problem with the pop off valve. Now we’ve changed it and the car is working normally”.
6 TARABUS Jaromir - TRUNKAT Daniel SKODA Fabia S2000
“We have to see the weather; it is going to be very difficult especially in the first long stage. I would like to be at the finish with the best result”.
7 MARTIN Charles - SALVA Thierry PEUGEOT 208 T16 R5
“It’s going to be difficult with the rain. First I want to learn. I will try to do my best and then we’ll see what we can do”.
8 TLUSTAK Antonin - KUCERA Ladislav SKODA Fabia S2000
“The stages are very difficult and rough. Top 10 finish will be a good result for us”.
9 JEETS Raul - TOOM Andrus FORD Fiesta R5
“I will try to make no mistakes. The most important for us is to finish the event. It is a great Rally”.
10 ATHANASSOULAS Lambros - ZAKCHEOS Nikolaos SKODA Fabia R5
“The Rally will be very difficult and the tyre choice will be very crucial. We want to finish, especially today, without any risks. It’s important to see what happens with the weather conditions”.
12 BOTKA David - SZELES Peter MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“It is a good feeling to start the Acropolis Rally. The first special stage has big stones but it’s ok. We will try to win our category”.
14 KIRKOS Lambros - POLYZOIS Giorgos MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“After our exit in the shakedown, our target is just to finish the day. We will see our strategy for tomorrow. I hope the Rally has a lot of fans and everybody enjoys it”.
18 PANTELI Petros - CONSTANTINOU Constantinos MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo X
“The start in Acropolis is very nice and there are a lot of people. We will try to do our best in the Rally”.
20 VELANIS Vassilis - VELANIS Ioannis MITSUBISHI Lancer EVO IX
“We start the Rally Acropolis. It is very important. We are concerned about the weather conditions as everybody. Our target is to finish and if possible to have a good result”.
21 YIANGOU Panayiotis - PANTELI Chrysostomos MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“The Rally is very nice. I don’t know what we are going to face with the rain. We hope the rain stops and enjoy the Rally. Our target is to finish in a good position in our category”.
22 NIORAS Grigoris - KAKALIS Konstantinos SUBARU Impreza WRX STI
“The Rally starts. It’s very difficult. It needs good strategy and to be alert. Our target is to finish”.
23 PAVLIDIS Nikolaos - PETROPOULOS Nikolaos MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“My first target for today is to avoid mistakes because I don’t know the car. I have driven it only for 10 kilometers during testing”.
25 HALIVELAKIS Nikolaos - MALAKTARI Eleni MITSUBISHI Lancer Evo IX
“The Rally is difficult despite it is the shortest Acropolis we have ever participated. The reason is the mixed surfaces and the gravel in each stage. The tyre choice will be difficult”.
26 ZOUNIS Ioannis - INTZOGLOU Nikolaos SUBARU Impreza WRX STI
“The weather will be crucial and we can see it already because the 1st stage is shortened”.
28 KYPREOS Gerasimos - PISIMANIS Giorgos PEUGEOT 206 XS Kit Car
“Our target is to finish. We like the weather conditions and we hope to enjoy the Rally”.