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Lancia edged out Toyota to take a record fourth manufacturers’ title in a row. Toyota drivers Kankkunen, Auriol and Armin Schwarz were also stripped of all points in the championships. Juha nonetheless drove the car on the podium on seven occasions — both Ford and Kankkunen finished fourth in their respective championships. Archived from the original on 18 February Previously the record was

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Following his retirement from active rallying, he has worked in the fields of business and politics.

Rally GB 2018 to honour WRC legends Juha Kankkunen and Nicky Grist

Halfway through the season, Kankkunen found himself only fourth in the championship and Toyota in the lead with their new star driver Carlos Sainz. Subscribe to Autosport Plus. Juah offers hints at grid penalty alternatives Formula 1 has offered hints at possible alternatives to grid penalties in a new survey for fans F1. Before retiring after the season, he competed part-time for Hyundai.

kankunen Retrieved 27 April nuha Ari Vatanen FIN Why there’s no downtime for F1 Bottas on a great year for his team but a challenging one for him. Carlos Sainz ESP Before the final rally, Sainz led Kankkunen by two points and Auriol, who had taken a record six wins during the season, by three points.


Views Read Edit View history. Kankkunen was signed by Toyota in and he took his first WRC kankkumen in his third year in the team. Inhe took his Subaru to 8 th place overall in WRC. He won 23 world rallies and four drivers’ world championship titles, which were both once records in the series. Archived from the original on 30 May With his career visibly dwindling down, Kankkunen would retire from the WRC after the season.

His father had rallying and ice racing as a hobby, and taught Rallyy how to drive on an ice racing track. Retrieved 25 April Kenjiro Shinozuka JPN His fortunes improved and he managed to finish the World Championship season in 19 th place.

The title fight again went down to the wire. The following year Juha would upgrade to a faster Group 4 Escort. ForJuha Kankkunen returned to Toyota to find out whether they could use their previous experiences to win a title after all.

Rally GB to honour WRC legends Juha Kankkunen and Nicky Grist – Historics – Autosport

For Juha, this would hail the debut of a tango between the two teams. The team was given a month ban by the FIA. Suomen Moottoriurheilumuseo in Finnish.


The models will be the most powerful road cars Bentley has ever produced. This second generation was extensively reworked in comparison to the first — it received a tubular frame in the rear, replacing the modified stock! Inhe started his season with a surprise victory at the Safari Rallybecoming the first driver to win the event on the first attempt. The following yearKankkunen competed in four WRC events with Fred Gallagher as his new regular co-driver, retiring in three and finishing fifth in his home event.

He also held, or still holds, several records, both in the world of rally and speed records. In the Race of ChampionsKankkunen became the second two-time winner after beating Auriol in the final. From Wikipedia, the free rallly. Retrieved 16 April Previously the record was