Ari Vatanen, a Finnish rally driver, is one of the most famous and the best rally drivers in the World. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers’ title in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally 4 times, and holds the record Youngest World Rally Champion –
29 years, 212 days!
Ari Vatanen appeared in a TV show (Discovery TV) “Idris Elba: King of Speed” as an Rally expert consultant. Actor Idris Elba probably know as detective Luther from the eponyomus TV series.
Part 2 of the series is about rallying. Actor Idris Elba continues his exploration of how cars and culture have been influenced by the desire for speed. Idris then fulfils a personal ambition as he gets behind the wheel of a full-spec rally car and takes on a genuine Finnish rally course, with help from Ari Vatanen.
While traveling to the rally tracks, Idris interview Ari Vatanen who privately drives SAAB 9-5 NG. Imagine, one of the best drivers in the world has selected just Saab 9-5 NG, and he could choose any other car…
TV show you can see here, and below: