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(Born Oct 1, 2000 in Jyväskylä, Finland) 


Kalle and Jonne drive a the full WRC Season for Toyota Gazoo Racing. Leading the race for the World Championship title for 2023.

2022 WRC WORLD CHAMPIONS! Kalle Rovanperä and Jonne Halttunen secure the Championship title in New Zealand in October 2022.

2020- 2023

Kalle and Jonne drove a full WRC Season for Toyota Gazoo Racing 


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

Kalle and Jonne secured the WRC 2022 Championship series win with a total of 6 wins already this year. And there is one more race this year: in Spain.

In 2021 Kalle 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 2023:

Unibet, IKH, Silvasti, Ouneva Group, Red Bull Finland and others. Jonne: Unibet, OK-Auto,, Rightware


Photo:Toyota Gazoo Racing

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

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