RACING DRIVER

Juha Kankkunen

1959 - Today

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Juha Matti Pellervo Kankkunen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjuhɑ ˈkɑŋkːunen] (listen); born 2 April 1959) is a Finnish former rally driver. His factory team career in the World Rally Championship lasted from 1983 to 2002. He won 23 world rallies and four drivers' world championship titles, which were both once records in the series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juha Kankkunen has received more than 255,768 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Juha Kankkunen is the 120th most popular racing driver (up from 122nd in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Finland (up from 88th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Finnish Racing Driver.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Juha Kankkunen ranks 120 out of 888Before him are Guy Ligier, Riccardo Paletti, Ove Andersson, John Watson, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, and Piero Taruffi. After him are Jean-Pierre Jarier, Alan Stacey, Giancarlo Fisichella, Reine Wisell, Helmuth Koinigg, and Nico Rosberg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Juha Kankkunen ranks 71Before him are Matthew Modine, Thomas Ravelli, Thomas F. Wilson, Renny Harlin, Allison Janney, and Ali Bongo Ondimba. After him are Helmuth Duckadam, Rebecca De Mornay, John Magufuli, Suzanne Vega, Alan Wilder, and Laura Chinchilla.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Juha Kankkunen ranks 85 out of 509Before him are Elin Danielson-Gambogi (1861), Renny Harlin (1959), Tapio Wirkkala (1915), Edvard Westermarck (1862), Alexander Mozhaysky (1825), and Matti Järvinen (1909). After him are Peter Forsskål (1732), Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (1943), Yrjö Väisälä (1891), Albin Stenroos (1889), Väinö Tanner (1881), and Juhani Aho (1861).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Finland

Among racing drivers born in Finland, Juha Kankkunen ranks 7Before him are Mika Häkkinen (1968), Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Ari Vatanen (1952), Henri Toivonen (1956), Hannu Mikkola (1942), and Jarno Saarinen (1945). After him are Tommi Mäkinen (1964), Rauno Aaltonen (1938), Markku Alén (1951), Mika Salo (1966), Timo Salonen (1951), and Marcus Grönholm (1968).