Famous Racecar Drivers from Finland

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Finland, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Finland and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Finland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Finnish racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Finland is included when available.

This list below has everything from Kimi Räikkönen to Linda Brava.

This historic racecar drivers from Finland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Finnish racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Finland?" These prominent racecar drivers of Finland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Finnish racecar drivers.

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  • Ari Pieti Uolevi Vatanen (pronunciation ) (born 27 April 1952) is a Finnish rally driver turned politician and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 1999 to 2009. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers' title in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally four times. Since 2013 Vatanen has been the President of the Estonian Autosport Union.
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Tuupovaara, Finland
  • Atte Mustonen (born 16 September 1988 in Heinola, Finland), is a single-seater motor racing driver.
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Heinola, Finland
  • Hannu Mikkola

    Hannu Olavi Mikkola (born 24 May 1942 in Joensuu, Finland) is a Finnish retired world champion rally driver. He was a seven-time winner of the 1000 Lakes Rally in Finland and won the RAC Rally in Great Britain four times.
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Joensuu, Finland
  • Harri Rovanperä

    Harri "Rovis" Rovanperä (Jyväskylä, 1966) is a Finnish rally driver who competed in the World Rally Championship from 1993 to 2006. He drove for SEAT (1997–00), Peugeot (2001–04), Mitsubishi (2005) and Red Bull Škoda Team (2006). Rovanperä was known as a loose surface specialist. He is the father of current World Rally Championship driver Kalle Rovanperä.
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Finland
  • Heikki Johannes Kovalainen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈheikki ˈkoʋɑlɑinen]; born 19 October 1981) is a Finnish racing driver. He raced in Formula 1 between 2007 and 2013 for the Renault, McLaren, Team Lotus and Lotus F1 teams. He was supported by the Renault Driver Development programme early in his racing career, during which he won the World Series by Nissan championship and finished runner-up in the GP2 series. Renault signed him on as a full-time Formula One test driver for 2006, and then promoted him to a race seat for 2007. He gained his first podium by finishing second in the Japanese Grand Prix that year. He moved to McLaren for the 2008 season, where he partnered Lewis Hamilton. His ...more
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Suomussalmi, Finland
  • Henri Karjalainen

    Henri Mikael Karjalainen (born February 19, 1986 in Helsinki) is a Finnish racing driver. He will race in GT Finnish Championship in the year 2010. Henri's manager is Finnish Sport Management Agency SportElite.
    • Age: 36