Tuesday | 21 Apr 2020

Quarter-Finals - Kankkunen v Grönholm. Vote now!

Voting in the Quarter-Finals of the WRC Greatest Driver, presented by Pirelli, is now open, as Juha Kankkunen takes on Marcus Grönholm.

The second day of Quarter-Final action presents an all-Finnish clash as Juha Kankkunen takes on Marcus Grönholm.

Voting is open for 24 hours, closing at 10:00 CET on Wednesday 22 April. The Quarter-Final results will be revealed on Friday 24 April, at the completion of the round.

Marcus Grönholm
Nationality: Finnish
Manufacturers: Toyota, SEAT, Mitsubishi, Peugeot, Ford
WRC starts: 153
WRC titles: 2
WRC wins: 30
WRC podiums: 61

Marcus Grönholm blossomed late as a driver, and was 32 when he won his first WRC rally. The larger-than-life Finn quickly made up for lost time and clocked up an impressive 30 victories with Peugeot and Ford. He lifted two world titles and won his home event in Finland seven times, a record he shares with Hannu Mikkola.

Juha Kankkunen
Nationality: Finnish
Manufacturers: Toyota, Peugeot, Lancia, Ford, Subaru, Hyundai
WRC starts: 162
WRC titles: 4
WRC wins: 23
WRC podiums: 75

Juha Kankkunen was renowned for his graceful driving style and dry wit. He is the only driver to have won a world title with three different manufacturers, retiring with four championships and 24 rally wins to his credit. The cool cigar-smoking Finn, who sported a Clark Gable moustache for much of his career, was one of the WRC's biggest stars in the 1980s and 1990s.

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