Finnish professional rally driver who is known for competing in the World Rally Championships as well as the Rally-Raid championships. He has earned sponsorship from Ford, Subaru, and Citroen and drives for each of their teams.
He first started competing in 2000 and went on to win the Group A Finnish Rally Championships in 2002. He then went on to debut as a Ford driver during the 2003 season. In 2006, he went on to win the Rally Australia Championships.
He is known for having won both the 2012 Rally d'Italia Sardegna and the 2014 Wales Rally GB.
He was born and raised in Kannonkoski, Finland and has two sons.
He took the spot of fellow professional racer Richard Burns in 2003 on the Subaru World Rally Team.