Miikka Anttila

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Miikka Anttila
ADAC Rallye Deutschland 2013 - Empfang der Stadt Köln - Miikka Anttila-4540.jpg
Miikka Anttila at the 2013 Rallye Deutschland
Personal information
NationalityFinland Finnish
Born (1972-09-10) 10 September 1972 (age 46)
Janakkala, Finland
World Rally Championship record
Active years1999–present
TeamsToyota Gazoo Racing WRT
Volkswagen Motorsport
Ford World Rally Team
Rallies215
Championships0
Rally wins18
Podiums66
Stage wins533
First rally1999 Rally Finland
First win2008 Rally Sweden
Last win2018 Rally Australia
Last rally2019 Rally Finland

Miikka Anttila (born 10 September 1972) is a Finnish rally co-driver, currently teaming with Jari-Matti Latvala at Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT. Anttila has previously served alongside such drivers as Mikko Hirvonen, Janne Tuohino and Kosti Katajamäki.

Career[edit]

Debuting in the World Rally Championship in 1999, Anttila began co-driving Latvala at the 2003 Rallye Deutschland and got his first win at the 2008 Swedish Rally. So committed is Anttila to co-driving that he missed the birth of his second child in order to contest the Rally de Espana in 2011.[1]

He joined Volkswagen Motorsport after its formation as a manufacturer team in 2013.

For 2017, Anttila is racing for the works Toyota team.[2]

At the 2018 Tour de Corse, Anttila made his 197th WRC start which made him the most experienced competitor in the history of the sport. The record was previously held by Spanish driver and two times world-champion Carlos Sainz who started 196 events.[3] He became the first-ever competitor to start 200 rallies in the WRC at the 2018 Rally d'Italia.[4]

Rally Victories[edit]

WRC Victories[edit]

 #  Event Season Driver Car
1 Sweden Swedish Rally 2008 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Focus RS WRC 07
2 Italy Rally d'Italia Sardegna 2009 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Focus RS WRC 09
3 New Zealand Rally New Zealand 2010 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Focus RS WRC 09
4 Finland Rally Finland 2010 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Focus RS WRC 09
5 United Kingdom Wales Rally GB 2011 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Fiesta RS WRC
6 Sweden Rally Sweden 2012 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Fiesta RS WRC
7 United Kingdom Wales Rally GB 2012 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Fiesta RS WRC
8 Greece Acropolis Rally 2013 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
9 Sweden Rally Sweden 2014 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
10 Argentina Rally Argentina 2014 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
11 Finland Rally Finland 2014 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
12 France Rallye de France Alsace 2014 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
13 Portugal Rally de Portugal 2015 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
14 Finland Rally Finland 2015 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
15 France Tour de Corse 2015 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
16 Mexico Rally Mexico 2016 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Polo R WRC
17 Sweden Rally Sweden 2017 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Yaris WRC
18 Australia Rally Australia 2018 Finland Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Yaris WRC

Rally results[edit]

WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1999 LPM Human Heat Ford Escort WRC MON SWE KEN POR ESP FRA ARG GRC NZL FIN
8
CHN ITA GBR
Ret
NC 0
Janne Tuohino Volkswagen Polo 16v AUS
Ret
2000 Janne Tuohino Toyota Corolla WRC MON SWE
15
KEN POR
Ret
ESP ARG GRC NZL FIN
Ret
CYP FRA ITA AUS GBR NC 0
2001 Jani Pirttinen Volkswagen Polo IV Kit Car MON SWE POR ESP ARG CYP GRE KEN FIN
24
NZL ITA FRA AUS GBR NC 0
2002 Mikko Hirvonen Renault Clio S1600 MON SWE FRA ESP CYP ARG GRC KEN FIN
21
GER ITA
Ret
NZL AUS GBR NC 0
2003 Kosti Katajamäki Volkswagen Polo S1600 MON
EX
SWE TUR
15
NZL ARG GRE
Ret
CYP NC 0
Ford Motor Company Ford Focus RS WRC 02 GER
17
FIN
14
AUS ITA FRA ESP GBR
10
2004 Jari-Matti Latvala Ford Puma S1600 MON
Ret
NC 0
Subaru Impreza WRX STI SWE
Ret
MEX NZL CYP GER
27
JPN FRA
21
Ford Fiesta S1600 GRE
Ret
TUR
Ret
ARG
Suzuki Ignis S1600 FIN
Ret
GBR
23
ITA
Ret
ESP
29
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII AUS
Ret
2005 Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Corolla WRC MON SWE
16
MEX FIN
Ret
NC 0
Subaru Impreza WRX STI NZL
Ret
ITA
16
TUR GRE ARG
Ret
GER
21
FRA
16
ESP
19
AUS
Ford Focus RS WRC GBR
Ret
JPN
Syms Rally Team Subaru Impreza WRX STI CYP
15
2006 Jari-Matti Latvala Subaru Impreza WRX STI MON
41
SWE MEX
25
GRE
22
JPN
69
TUR AUS
6
NZL
8
13th 9
Toyota Corolla WRC FIN
17
Stobart VK Ford Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 04 ESP
16
FRA
Ret
ARG ITA GER
34
Ford Focus RS WRC 06 GBR
4
Syms Rally Team Subaru Impreza WRX STI CYP
12
2007 Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 06 MON
Ret
SWE
Ret
NOR
5
MEX
7
POR
8
ARG
4
ITA
9
GRE
12
FIN
Ret
GER
8
NZL
5
ESP
7
FRA
4
JPN
25
IRE
3
GBR
10
8th 30
2008 BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 07 MON
12
SWE
1
MEX
3
ARG
15
JOR
7
ITA
3
GRE
7
TUR
2
FIN
38
4th 58
Ford Focus RS WRC 08 GER
9
NZL
Ret
JPN
2
GBR
2
Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 07 ESP
6
FRA
4
2009 BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 08 IRE
14
NOR
3
CYP
12
POR
Ret
ARG
6
4th 41
Ford Focus RS WRC 09 ITA
1
GRE
3
POL
Ret
FIN
3
AUS
4
ESP
6
GBR
7
2010 BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 09 SWE
3
MEX
5
JOR
2
TUR
8
NZL
1
POR
Ret
BUL
6
FIN
1
GER
4
JPN
3
FRA
4
ESP
4
GBR
3
2nd 171
2011 Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC SWE
3
MEX
3
POR
3
JOR
2
ITA
18
ARG
7
GRE
9
FIN
2
GER
14
AUS
2
FRA
4
ESP
3
GBR
1
4th 172
2012 Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON
Ret
SWE
1
MEX
Ret
POR
13
ARG
GRE
3
NZL
7
FIN
3
GER
2
GBR
1
FRA
2
ITA
12
ESP
2
3rd 154
2013 Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC MON
Ret
SWE
4
MEX
16
POR
3
ARG
3
GRE
1
ITA
3
FIN
17
GER
7
AUS
4
FRA
3
ESP
2
GBR
2
3rd 162
2014 Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC MON
5
SWE
1
MEX
2
POR
14
ARG
1
ITA
3
POL
5
FIN
1
GER
Ret
AUS
2
FRA
1
ESP
2
GBR
8
2nd 218
2015 Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC MON
2
SWE
Ret
MEX
15
ARG
Ret
POR
1
ITA
6
POL
5
FIN
1
GER
2
AUS
2
FRA
1
ESP
2
GBR
50
2nd 183
2016 Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo R WRC MON
Ret
SWE
26
MEX
1
ARG
16
POR
6
ITA
2
POL
5
FIN
2
GER
48
CHN
C
FRA
4
ESP
14
GBR
7
AUS
9
6th 112
2017 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC MON
2
SWE
1
MEX
6
FRA
4
ARG
5
POR
9
ITA
2
POL
20
FIN
21
GER
7
ESP
Ret
GBR
5
AUS
Ret
4th 136
2018 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC MON
3
SWE
7
MEX
8
FRA
Ret
ARG
Ret
POR
24
ITA
7
FIN
3
GER
Ret
TUR
2
GBR
2
ESP
8
AUS
1
4th 128
2019 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC MON
5
SWE
21
MEX
8
FRA
10
ARG
5
CHL
11
POR
7
ITA
19
FIN
3
GER TUR GBR ESP AUS 8th* 56*

* Season still in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Rally Championship Co-Driver - Co-Driver Profile - wrc.com". World Rally Championship. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Jari-Matti Latvala seals 2017 Toyota World Rally Championship seat". 6 Dec 2016.
  3. ^ "Record-breaker Anttila". World Rally Championship. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Accolades for Anttila". World Rally Championship. Retrieved 29 June 2018.

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