|Debut Rally||1974 1000 Lakes Rally|
|Last Rally (if applicable)||2003 Neste Rally Finland|
|Date of Birth||April 27, 1952|
|First Win/Best Finish||1980 Acropolis Rally|
Ari Pieti Uolevi Vatanen (born 27 April 1952) is a Finnish rally driver turned politician and Member of the European Parliament 1999–2009. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers' title in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally four times.