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Janne Tuohino
As with most other young finnish rally drivers, Janne sat behind steering wheel of a rally car at the age of 18 after having received drivers license. Of course he had driven cars in closed areas like frozen lakes even before that but first rally came about in 1993.

Compared to some others, Janne is very hands-on type and knows cars and technology very well. He is also deceivingly easy-going, hailing from sparsely populated Lapland and possessing laconic way of speech typical to the region.

Unique qualities do not end there, however. While his first rally car, Group F rear-wheel driven Toyota Starlet was quite common choice at that stage, the next year boy got his hands on Group A Lancia Delta Integrale. For such a young driver that was a big step. Tuohino however had plenty of talent and loads of experience, having acquired plenty of mileage in Ford Escort he had owned with his friend, most of it against clock.

Young man was admitted into selected group of few when he began training in coaching group for young drivers, ran by Finnish motorsport association. As usual, cars came and went, ranging from various FWD cars like Opel or VW to 4WD Mitsubishi Lancer. In Rally Finland 1999 he for a first time drove with World Rally Car and finished incredible eight. Same year he won finnish national title in Group N and two years later he became Group A national champion.

WRC starts:49
first: Finland 1996
latest: Sweden 2019
Resultswins:0 (0.0% of starts)
second places: 0 
third places: 0  
total podiums: 0 (0.0% of starts)
points finishes: 8  
total points scored: 22  (drivers' championship points)
DNF's: 19 (38.8% of starts)
Stage wins: 3 
Best result: 4th (Sweden 2004)
First WRC event: 1996 Finland
First DNF: 1996 Finland
First scored point: 2003 Finland (7th)
First stage win: 2000 Great Britain (SS1)
First time led rally: has not led
First podium: no podium finishes
First win: no wins
Career summary
  Team  StartsWinsPodiumsDNF'sPointsRank
 1996  Private1 0 0 1 0  -   
 1997  Private1 0 0 1 0  -   
 1998  Private1 0 0 1 0  -   
 1999  Private3 0 0 2 0  -   
 2000  Private4 0 0 3 0  -   
 2001  Private4 0 0 2 0  -   
 2002  Private9 0 0 2 0  -   
 2003  Private2 0 0 0 2 20th 
 2004  Ford,
6 0 0 1 16 9th 
 2005  Skoda7 0 0 3 0  -   
 2006  Private2 0 0 0 3 24th 
 2009  Private1 0 0 1 0  -   
 2010  Private5 0 0 2 0  -   
 2016  Private1 0 0 0 0  -   
 2018  Private1 0 0 0 0  -   
 2019  Private1 0 0 0 1 25th 
Janne Tuohino
Janne Tuohino
Nationality: Finland
Birthday: 22-May-1975
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Janne doing what he does best, flat out in snow Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window