Tommi Makinen
Tommi Makinen
Nationality WRC in Finland
Debut Rally 1987 1000 Lakes Rally
Last Rally (if applicable) 2003 Wales GB
Date of Birth June 26th 1964
First Win/Best Finish 1994 1000 Lakes Rally
Wins 24
Championships 4
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Tommi Makinen holds the record along with Sebastian Loeb and Juha Kankkunen for the most number of world championships - 4. He also has won 24 rallies. He won the 1996, 97, 98 and 99 championships all driving for the Mitsubishi team. On his last rally, the 2003 Wales GB he got a podium place behind Loeb and team-mate Petter Solberg after a amazing battle with fellow retiree Colin McRae.

List of World Rally Championship Wins Edit

1994 1000 Lakes Rally

1996 Swedish Rally

1996 Safari Rally Kenya

1996 Rally Argentina

1996 1000 Lakes Rally

1996 Rally Australia

1997 Rallye de Portugal

1997 Rallye Catalunya-Costa Brava

1997 Rally Argentina

1997 Neste Rally Finland

1998 Swedish Rally

1998 Rally Argentina

1998 Neste Rally Finland

1998 Rallye Sanremo

1998 Rally Australia

1999 Rallye Automobile de Monte Carlo

1999 Swedish Rally

1999 Rally New Zealand

1999 Rallye Sanremo

2000 Rallye Automobile de Monte Carlo

2001 Rallye Automobile de Monte Carlo

2001 Rallye de Portugal

2001 Safari Rally Kenya

2002 Rallye Automobile de Monte Carlo