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How trailblazer Kalle Rovanpera has ripped up the WRC record book

At the tender age of 22, Kalle Rovanpera is redefining what’s possible to achieve in rallying and inspiring a new legion of fans as a result. The newly-crowned World Rally Championship title-winner and his peers reflect on his ability and the start of his success in the top tier

Dubbed a talent that comes along once in a generation, Kalle Rovanpera has not only rewritten the World Rally Championship record books but has already changed rallying forever.

It has previously been perceived that to conquer the WRC requires a wealth of wisdom and experience of competing at the top level. Arguably the sport’s two greatest drivers, nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb and eight-time title winner Sebastien Ogier, claimed their first crowns aged 30 and 29 respectively.

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