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Italiano di Jyväskylä – rally recordman Fabrizio de Sanctis meets Mayor of Jyväskylä Timo Koivisto

Mayor Koivisto and Fabrizio Sanctis and his wifeMayor Timo Koivisto had a meeting with a rally driver, recordman and Jyväskylä fan Fabrizio de Sanctisi at the Jyväskylä City Hall on 30 July, 2015. This year De Sanctis participates in Neste Oil Rally Finland for the 30th time and holds the world record number of participating in the Rally of Finland. Italian 60 year old rally fan has participated Rally of Finland in Jyväskylä since 1986.

De Sanctis describes his close relationship to Jyväskylä by saying ”Jyväskylä is my first home”. De Sanctis, using nick name “Perk”, also states that “I’m not fast, I want to enjoy the rally”.

De Sanctis has wide range of photos and WRC rally experiences that he has collected and published in 2010 in a book ”25 anni di amore per il Rally di Finlandia”.

At the moment Fabrizio de Sanctis is getting ready to the first special stage located in the Jyväskylä city centre, Harju Special Stage. Fabrizio de Sanctis drives in Jyväskylä Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX by number 115 in class RC2.

30.7.2015Satu Heikkinen

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