News & Articles Historic Acropolis Rally Regularity 2023: Akis Mertinos-Gerassimos Kipreos in the lead!
Driving a 1981 Ford Fiesta MKI, Akis Mertinos-Gerasimos Kypraios lead the Historic Acropolis Rally Regularity after the first leg of the event. On the first day, the cars started atthe Acropolis and then headed to Fyli and passed through Pyli, Daphne and Erythres ending at the first regrouping in Thiva. Then they passed through Xironomi, Thisvi, Kyriaki, Distomo and arrived at Amphikleia. In the last part of the first leg, the cars passed through Gravia, Prosilio, Amfissa, ending up in Itea for the night.
Second in the Regularity event are Athanasios Tzoumanis-Vassilios Tsombanidis in a Lancia Fulvia Coupe, in front of Dimitrios and Eleftherios Liakos who drive a 1975 BMW 1502. Fourth are the Bulgarians Georgi Andonov- Yordanka Antonova, win a Volvo 121 of 1961 who visit Greece often for Regularity races. A little further back are Kyriakos Kofinas-Giorgos Tzavaras in a Volkswagen Golf II, with Alexandros and Dimitris Mourikis in seventh place driving a 1984 Ford Fiesta. Last year’s winners of the race, Christos Hadjikonstantinou-Manolis Dimakareas in a Volkswagen Golf II of 1985 are in eighth place, in front of Aris Georgousopoulos-Nikos Kontopos with a 1973 Toyota Celica ST. The top ten is completed by Gerasimos Katohianos-Dimitris Stavropoulos with a 1981 Ford Fiesta.
On Saturday, the competitors of the Regularity category will start in the morning from Itea, pass through Penteoria, Malandrino, Kokkino, Lefkaditi, Delphi and end up in Oiti for the first regrouping. Then, they will pass through Oinochori, Kastellia, Kaloskopi, Prosilio and spend the night again in Itea.
Sponsors of the event are the Municipality of Elefsina, Elefsina, the European Capital of Culture for 2023, Superfast Ferries, SP Tableware, Seajets and Cosmote TV.
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