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How Rovanpera underlined his superiority in winning his second WRC title

Toyota's young superstar didn’t win as many rounds in 2023 as he did during his first title campaign, but Kalle Rovanpera did add new elements to an impressive game as he successfully defended the crown. Here's how he conquered the World Rally Championship in arguably even more impressive fashion

Rewriting the record books to win a maiden World Rally Championship title is difficult, but to find the resolve to repeat the feat the following year is even harder. It’s a task only six drivers in WRC history have achieved – an exclusive club that now includes the mercurial Kalle Rovanpera.

The WRC’s new superstar underlined his once-in-a-generation talent with his 2022 domination and, with the competition raising the bar, Rovanpera was arguably even more impressive in 2023. The Finn added relentless consistency and mature, clever driving of his Toyota to his already impressive repertoire to win the championship, as the WRC delivered an unforgettable season of incredible highs and the most shattering of lows.

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