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Jari Huttunen

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Nationality:  FIN
Date of Birth: 28.02.1994
Age: 25
Website: http://www.jarihuttunenracing.fi/

Season 2019

Classification: WRC2
Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5
Co-driver: Antti Linnaketo
Points: 18
Standing: 23
Rally Wins: 0
Retirements: 0
Podiums: 0

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After starting his career in 2013, Jari Huttunen spent his early years developing his driving in his native Finland.

Two years later he became Finnish champion in the SM3 class and was named Rally Star of the Future by his country’s motorsport authority, making his WRC debut in the junior category at his home round.

In 2016 Huttunen won Germany’s Opel Adam Cup with six wins from seven rounds. His performances earned a move up to the European Championship for 2017, in which he campaigned an R2-specification Opel and finished second in the Junior U27 series.

He also sampled four-wheel drive R5 competition for the first time, winning WRC 2 at his home event in Finland in a Skoda Fabia R5.

Huttunen was chosen to spearhead Hyundai Motorsport’s driver development programme in 2018 and netted four top six finishes in an i20 R5. However, he was dropped at the end of the season and switches to a Skoda Fabia R5 for 2019.


Two years later he became Finnish champion in the SM3 class and was named Rally Star of the Future by his country’s motorsport authority, making his WRC debut in the junior category at his home round.

In 2016 Huttunen won Germany’s Opel Adam Cup with six wins from seven rounds. His performances earned a move up to the European Championship for 2017, in which he campaigned an R2-specification Opel and finished second in the Junior U27 series.

He also sampled four-wheel drive R5 competition for the first time, winning WRC 2 at his home event in Finland in a Skoda Fabia R5.

Huttunen was chosen to spearhead Hyundai Motorsport’s driver development programme in 2018 and netted four top six finishes in an i20 R5. However, he was dropped at the end of the season and switches to a Skoda Fabia R5 for 2019.

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