Hannu Mikkola To Drive At Lake Superior Performance Rally
Hannu olavi mikkola (24 may 1942 − 25 february 2021) was a finnish, champion world 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. Helsinki — hannu mikkola, the 1983 rally world champion who earned the nickname the “flying finn” and international renown in a driving career spanning more than 30 years, has died. Hannu mikkola, the 1983 world champion and one of finland’s great rally names has died. he was 78. after making his name driving a series of ford escorts, mikkola was at the forefront of the four wheel drive revolution in world rallying and claimed the title in an audi quattro – the first for an all wheel drive car in fia world rally. Hannu mikkola, nicknamed 'the flying finn', won 18 world championship rallies. finland's rallying great hannu mikkola has died at the age of 78. Hannu mikkola, arne hertz, audi quattro on their way to 1000 lakes victory in 1983, the year they clinched the championship. photo by: motorsport images. the following year, one win and seven other podiums resulted in yet another runner up finish in the points race.
Interview 1983 World Rally Champion Hannu Mikkola
We are shocked and saddened to hear of hannu mikkola’s death on 25 february 2021, aged 78, from cancer. quite simply, he was one of the greatest rally drivers of all time, notably and very memorably in ford escorts and audi quattros. Hannu mikkola, who passed away on friday night aged 78 from cancer, was one of the original ‘flying finns’: epitomising the fearless brigade of men from the frozen north who made cars dance. Hannu mikkola death – dead, obituary, funeral, cause of death, passed away: on february 27th, 2021, insideeko media learned about the death of hannu mikkola through social media publications made on twitter.
Hannu Mikkola Tribute | 1983 World Rally Champion