Rovanperä to contest European drifting campaign

The WRC champion will take part in four Drift Masters European Championship events in a Toyota GR Supra

Kalle Rovanpera (FIN) –

Kalle Rovanperä will take part in four European drifting events this year alongside his World Rally Championship title defense.

The Toyota driver will compete in two thirds of the Drift Masters European Championship behind the wheel of his GR Supra, with his first event in Sweden on June 9-10.

He will also contest rounds in his native Finland, Germany and Poland.

Rovanperä made his professional drifting debut last year in the same car and championship, competing at Mondello Park in Ireland where he made it to the last 16.

Kalle Rovanperä

Vice president of Drift Masters, Arkadiusz Dudko, is thrilled to welcome the World Rally champion to the world of drifting this year.

Dudko said: “We are absolutely delighted to have Kalle join us in the 2023 championship. His incredible skills make him the perfect enhancement to our already impressive driver grid, and we are sure that he will be a force to be reckoned with this season.

“Kalle is an incredibly talented driver who is capable of pushing the limits of both his car and the track, and we’re very excited to have him joining us in 2023.”