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KALLE ROVANPERÄ
(Born Oct 1, 2000 in Jyväskylä, Finland) 

2020- 2022

Kalle and Jonne drive a the full WRC Season for Toyota Gazoo Racing 

2019

Kalle and Co-Driver Jonne win the WRC2 Pro Championship  

GENERAL INFO

Kalle is the youngest ever Rally Driver to lead the WRC Series (2022 April) and also to win a national championship in Rallying.

Kalle and Jonne have already won two WRC Rallies in 2022: Rally Croatia and Rally Sweden.

In 2021 Kalle won the WRC Estonia and WRC Rally Acropolis Greece event and placed third in WRC Rally Ypres Belgium. He helped secure the WRC World Championship title for the Toyota Gazoo Racing Team 2021.

Kalle won the overall Latvian Championship in 2016 and 2017 with a Skoda Fabia R5.

In 2015, when he was only 14, he also won the Latvian Championship, then in the R2- Class (for two-wheel drives) with a Citroen C2R2 Max. 

Sponsors 2022:

IKH, Silvasti, Ouneva Group, Red Bull Finland and others.

A bit of History: Story in Auto, Motor & Sport 21/2017, pages 150-154 (Sept 2017)