Juha Kankkunen - Driver Profile

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Juha Kankkunen Career Summary

Although Kankkunen isFinnish for hangover, his full name is Juha Matti Pellervo Kankkunen

* born in n Laukaa, Finland
* One of the most experienced rally drivers of all times
* Four times rally World Champion (1986, 1987, 1991, 1993)
* 23 times World Rally Winner
* Started his career in 1978
* First World Rally win in 1985 (Safari Rally)
* Won Dakar Rally in 1988
* World ice speed record in 2007, in a Bentley Continental GT
* World Ice Speed Record in 2011, in a Bentley Continental Supersports convertible: 205.48 mph (330.695 km/h)

Juha Kankkunen Career Statistics


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Rally Honour Roll

Year Class Place Driver
2010 WRC World Rally Car 17th. Juha. Kankkunen (4pts)

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2002 WRC World Rally Car 14th. Juha. Kankkunen (2pts)

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2000 WRC World Rally Car 8th. Juha. Kankkunen (20pts)

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1999 WRC World Rally Car 4th. Juha. Kankkunen (44pts)

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1998 WRC World Rally Car 4th. Juha. Kankkunen (39pts)

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1997 WRC World Rally Car 4th. Juha. Kankkunen (29pts)

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1996 WRC Group A 7th. Juha. Kankkunen (37pts)

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1995 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (1pts)

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1994 WRC Group A 3rd. Juha. Kankkunen (93pts)

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1993 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (143pts)

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1992 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (134pts)

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1991 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (123pts)

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1990 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (85pts)

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1989 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (48pts)

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1988 WRC Group A 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (8pts)

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1987 WRC Group A 1st. Juha. Kankkunen (100pts)

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1986 WRC Group B 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (103pts)

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1985 WRC Group B 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (48pts)

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1984 WRC Group B 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (8pts)

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1983 WRC Open 66th. Juha. Kankkunen (10pts)

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Career Results :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego
8th. 2010 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #12 Ford Focus (Mk2)  [UNKNOWN]
8th. 2002 WRC Swedish Rally J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN]
7th. 2002 WRC Rally Argentina J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent WRC3 [X22 HMC]
8th. 2002 WRC Safari Rally J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 2002 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN]
9th. 2002 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 2000 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
6th. 2000 WRC Swedish Rally J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 2000 WRC Safari Rally J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 2000 WRC Rally Argentina J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 2000 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
8th. 2000 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
7th. 2000 WRC Cyprus Rally J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 2000 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1999 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B) WRC99 [UNKNOWN]
6th. 1999 WRC Swedish Rally J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
6th. 1999 WRC Rallye Catalunya J. Repo #14 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1999 WRC Rally Argentina J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1999 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1999 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1999 WRC China Rally J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
6th. 1999 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1999 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1998 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1998 WRC Swedish Rally J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1998 WRC Safari Rally J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
7th. 1998 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
9th. 1998 WRC Tour de Corse J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1998 WRC Rally Argentina J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1998 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1998 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1998 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1998 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1998 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1997 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1997 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1997 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1997 WRC Rally of Indonesia J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
6th. 1997 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1997 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1996 WRC Swedish Rally N. Grist #12 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1996 WRC Rally of Indonesia N. Grist #10 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1996 WRC Rally of Finland N. Grist #11 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1995 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1995 WRC Swedish Rally N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1995 WRC Rallye de Portugal N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
10th. 1995 WRC Tour de Corse N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1995 WRC Rally New Zealand N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1995 WRC Rally Australia (WA) N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1994 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1994 WRC Rallye de Portugal N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1994 WRC Tour de Corse N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1994 WRC Acropolis Rally N. Grist #6 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1994 WRC Rally New Zealand N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
9th. 1994 WRC Rally of Finland N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
7th. 1994 WRC Rallye San Remo N. Grist #3 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1994 WRC Rally of Great Britain N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1993 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #7 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1993 WRC Swedish Rally J. Piironen #3 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1993 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1993 WRC Rally Argentina N. Grist #4 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1993 WRC Rally New Zealand N. Grist #5 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1993 WRC Rally of Finland D. Giraudet #4 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1993 WRC Rally Australia (WA) N. Grist #6 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1993 WRC Rallye Catalunya N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1993 WRC Rally of Great Britain N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1992 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta evoluzione [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1992 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #4 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1992 WRC Rallye Catalunya J. Piironen #5 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1992 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1991 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #9 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1991 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #5 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1991 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #6 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1991 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #7 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1991 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1991 WRC Rally Argentina J. Piironen #8 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1991 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1991 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1991 WRC Rallye Catalunya J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1991 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1990 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #6 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1990 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #5 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1990 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #4 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1990 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1990 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1990 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #6 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1989 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1989 WRC Tour de Corse J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1989 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Piironen #1 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1989 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #4 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1989 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #1 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1988 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #2 Toyota Supra (A70) (MA70) 3.0i turbo [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1987 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta HF 4WD [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1987 WRC Swedish Rally J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
4th. 1987 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1987 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #1 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1987 WRC USA Olympus Rally J. Piironen #3 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1987 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1987 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #4 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1986 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #4 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1986 WRC Swedish Rally J. Piironen #4 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1986 WRC Safari Rally J. Piironen #1 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1986 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #5 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1986 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Piironen #3 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1986 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #3 Peugeot 205  [UNKNOWN]
3rd. 1986 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #5 Peugeot 205  [UNKNOWN]
2nd. 1986 WRC USA Olympus Rally J. Piironen #1 Peugeot 205  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1985 WRC Safari Rally F. Gallagher #21 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
1st. 1985 WRC Bandama Rallye F. Gallagher #3 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1985 WRC Rally of Great Britain F. Gallagher #5 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
5th. 1984 WRC Rally of Finland F. Gallagher #11 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
6th. 1983 WRC Rally of Finland S. Pettersson #12 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
7th. 1983 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #16 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN]
14th. 1979 WRC Rally of Finland T. Hantunen #43 Ford Escort (Mk2)  [UNKNOWN]

Career Retirements :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego Reason
Ret. 2002 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN] SS11 crash
Ret. 2002 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN] SS9 electrics
Ret. 2002 WRC Cyprus Rally J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN] SS5 sump
Ret. 2002 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Repo #19 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN] SS24 engine
Ret. 2001 WRC Rally of Finland J. Repo #20 Hyundai Accent  [UNKNOWN] SS15 brakes
Ret. 2000 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS16 crash
Ret. 2000 WRC Rally New Zealand J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS20 powersteering
Ret. 2000 WRC Rallye Catalunya J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS12 steering
Ret. 2000 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Repo #4 Subaru Impreza (22B) P2000 [UNKNOWN] SS4 crash
Ret. 1999 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS5 suspension
Ret. 1999 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS11 withdrawn - broken chassis
Ret. 1999 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS16 engine
Ret. 1999 WRC Safari Rally J. Repo #6 Subaru Impreza (22B)  [UNKNOWN] SS3 electrics
Ret. 1998 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN] SS13 crash
Ret. 1998 WRC Rallye Catalunya J. Repo #7 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN] SS17 crash
Ret. 1997 WRC Rally Australia (WA) J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN] SS11 withdrawn
Ret. 1997 WRC Rally Argentina J. Repo #6 Ford Escort (Mk5)  [UNKNOWN] SS16 suspension
Ret. 1995 WRC Rallye Catalunya N. Grist #2 Toyota Celica (T200)  [UNKNOWN] SS16 crash
Ret. 1994 WRC Rally Argentina N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN] SS24 electrics
Ret. 1994 WRC Safari Rally N. Grist #1 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN] SS25 crash
Ret. 1993 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #6 Toyota Celica (T180)  [UNKNOWN] SS21 electrics
Ret. 1991 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #4 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN] SS3 steering
Ret. 1990 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #3 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN] SS34 crash
Ret. 1990 WRC Rally Argentina J. Piironen #2 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN] SS14 gearbox
Ret. 1990 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Piironen #4 Lancia Delta  [UNKNOWN] SS5 crash
Ret. 1989 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS20 electrics
Ret. 1989 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS36 bent chassis
Ret. 1989 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS18 engine
Ret. 1988 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Piironen #1 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS45 crash
Ret. 1988 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS6 crash
Ret. 1988 WRC Rally of Finland J. Piironen #3 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS34 engine
Ret. 1988 WRC Acropolis Rally J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS20 engine
Ret. 1988 WRC Tour de Corse J. Piironen #2 Toyota Celica (T160)  [UNKNOWN] SS23 engine
Ret. 1986 WRC Rallye San Remo J. Piironen #4 Peugeot 205  [UNKNOWN] SS32 disqualified - was not Ialian enough - from 1st
Ret. 1986 WRC Rally Argentina J. Piironen #1 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN] SS16 suspension
Ret. 1986 WRC Rallye de Portugal J. Piironen #7 Peugeot 205 T16 E2 [UNKNOWN] SS3 boycott
Ret. 1985 WRC Rally of Finland F. Gallagher #7 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS15 crash
Ret. 1985 WRC Rally New Zealand F. Gallagher #6 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS40 crash
Ret. 1984 WRC Rally of Great Britain F. Gallagher #15 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS40 crash
Ret. 1984 WRC Rally New Zealand F. Gallagher #8 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS26 crash
Ret. 1984 WRC Rallye de Portugal F. Gallagher #11 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS28 steering
Ret. 1983 WRC Bandama Rallye D. Whittock #6 Toyota Celica (A60)  [UNKNOWN] SS8 flying service (OTL)
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain R. Mesterton #103 Opel Manta (B)  [UNKNOWN] SS99 engine
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally of Finland T. Hantunen #38 Opel Manta (B)  [UNKNOWN] SS6 engine

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