Mingling with the rally-mad masses

Mingling with the rally-mad masses

Spectating out in the forests of Finland is an experience not to be missed. David Evans got his annual fix, which was made all the more memorable by the performance of Kris Meeke

The sight was incredible: people everywhere - literally thousands of them lining one side of the road. The sound was perfect: Queen's Under Pressure boomed out in stereo from 100 radios. The smell was pure Finland: Karjala and fags.

This was Palsankyla, last Friday morning. Just after nine.

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