|Tommi Mäkinen is a now retired Finnish rally driver, born in Puuppola, Finland near Jyväskylä in June 1964. Mäkinen is the fourth most successful WRC driver of all time, he won 24 World Rally Championship events behind Carlos Sainz (26), Colin McRae and Sébastien Loeb (25).
He is a four-time World Rally Champion, a series he first won, and then successfully defended, continuously throughout 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999, on all occasions driving the Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.
Tommi's WRC navigators include fabled compatriots Seppo Harjanne and Risto Mannisenmäki, the former retiring from alongside Mäkinen having previously served 1985 title winner, and fellow 'Flying Finn', Timo Salonen.
This is a print taken from a very high quality and detailed artists drawing by the talented Yorkshire artist Nik Curry.
The colour print reproduces the great texture produced by the colour pencils Nik uses for all his drawings.