1: Latvala is back from the operating table
After a broken collarbone forced him to miss the last round in Argentina, Ford’s Jari-Matti Latvala is back in the world championship and adamant he will be on top form in Greece.
2: Volkswagen aces Mikkelsen and Ogier to resume battle
Their battle for position on Philips Rally Argentina provided excitement aplenty and while the objective at Volkswagen Motorsport is to prepare for 2013 and the debut of its Polo R WRC, team drivers Andreas Mikkelsen and Ola Floene are set to reignite their thrilling on-stage fight in their Volkswagen-run Skoda Fabia S2000s.
3: WRC Academy aces step into the unknown
The FIA WRC Academy resumes in Greece following a two-month gap. With none of the current intake having competed on the Acropolis Rally before, an action-packed encounter is widely anticipated.
4: Nasser’s temporary farewell
With his next WRC event not scheduled until Finland in early August, Nasser Al-Attiyah will be out to impress on his last outing prior to the London Olympic Games, where he will represent his native Qatar in skeet shooting.
5: Fuchs joins the champion team
Nicolas Fuchs’ bid for the Production Car world title will step up a gear in Greece after the Peruvian confirmed his switch to a Symtech Racing Subaru Impreza for the remainder of 2012. It will make the expected battle between Fuchs and Benito Guerra for PWRC success in Greece even more exciting.