WRC team

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC TEAM

READY TO RALLY

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC team is ready to explore the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship with experienced and skilled members led by Tommi Mäkinen, Team Principal.

Jari-Matti Latvala

Jari-Matti
Latvala

DRIVER

Born–
April 3, 1985
Nationality–
Finnish
WRC Statistics–
WRC starts: 169
WRC Wins: 16
Podiums: 57
Points scored: 1310
Stage wins: 466
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2015
Runner-up in WRC
2014
Runner-up in WRC
2010
Runner-up in WRC
2008
First victory -> Uddeholm Swedish Rally
2002
First WRC rally
Miikka Anttila

Miikka
Anttila

CO-DRIVER

Born–
September 10, 1972
Nationality–
Finnish
WRC Statistics–
WRC starts: 180
WRC Wins: 16
Podiums: 57
Stage wins: 466
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2015
Runner-up in WRC
2014
Runner-up in WRC
2010
Runner-up in WRC
2008
First victory -> Uddeholm Swedish Rally
1999
First WRC Rally
Juho Hänninen

Juho
Hänninen

DRIVER

Born–
July 25, 1981
Nationality–
Finnish
WRC Statistics –
WRC starts: 43
Points scored: 54
Stage wins: 3
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2012
FIA ERC Champion
2011
FIA SWRC Champion
2008
First victory -> Rally Russia
2006
First WRC rally
Kaj Lindström

Kaj
Lindström

CO-DRIVER

Born–
July 31, 1969
Nationality–
Finnish
WRC Statistics–
WRC starts: 99
Podiums: 5
Stage wins: 28
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2002
First victory -> Rallye Monte Carlo (with Tommi Mäkinen)
1996
First WRC rally

Esapekka
Lappi

TEST DRIVER

Born–
January 17, 1991
Nationality–
Finnish
WRC 2 Statistics–
WRC 2 start: 17
Victories: 7
Podiums: 11
Points scored: 245
Stage wins: 126
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2016
WRC 2 World Rally Champion
2014
FIA ERC Champion
2013
First WRC 2 victory in Vodafone Rally de Portugal
2011
First WRC rally
2009
First rally
2008
Rallysprint (won all the races)
2007
Karting Finnish Champion

Janne
Ferm

TEST CO-DRIVER

Born–
August 29, 1980
Nationality–
Finnish
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2016
WRC 2 World Rally Champion
2007
First rally
2014
FIA ERC Champion
2013
First WRC 2 victory in Vodafone Rally de Portugal
2011
First WRC rally
Akio Toyoda

Akio
Toyoda

TEAM CHAIRMAN

Tommi Mäkinen

Tommi
Mäkinen

TEAM PRINCIPAL

Koei Saga

Koei
Saga

TEAM VICE-PRINCIPAL