World Rally Championship 2

Reeta Hämäläinen

About Reeta

Reeta Hämäläinen is one of the only female co-drivers in the WRC at present. Hailing from Finland, this former competitive dressage rider began her rally career in 2009 with her father, Teuvo Hämäläinen. At the beginning, she competed in rallies and rally sprint events across her home country – and briefly tested out the driving seat herself. Having decided she was better suited as a co-driver, Reeta built up an enviable rallying CV.
2021 saw her team up with driver Emil Lindholm for the first time, and they went on to claim two WRC3 wins that season. 2022 saw them graduate up to WRC2, and a spectacular season ended with them winning the championship. In July 2023, she made her debut in our i20 N Rally2 alongside Emil Lindholm at Rally Estonia.



Seven rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship-2 (7)
Best result: 1st in class (Rally Finland, Acropolis Rally)
Final classification: 1st

All rounds of the Finnish Rally Championship (7)
Best result: 1st (Arctic Lapland Rally, Kuopio Ralli, Pohjanmaa Ralli)
Final classification: 2nd

Six rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship-3 (6)
Best result: 1st (Rally Finland, Rally de España)
Final classification: 5th

Five rounds of the Finnish Rally Championship (5)
Best result: 1st (Pohjanmaa Ralli, Top Building Ralli, Kokkolas Ralli
Final classification: 2nd

Several European rallies
Best result: 3rd (Juuka Ralli)

Four rounds of the FIA European Rally Championship-3 (4)
Best result: 3rd (Rally Poland, Rally Liepaja)

One round of the FIA World Rally Championship-2 (1)
Best result: 5th (Rally Sweden)

Four rounds of the Finnish Rally Championship SM4
Best result: 4th in class (Enset Oy Ralli)

All rounds of the Finnish Rally Championship (7)
Best result: 4th (Riihimäki-Ralli)

Several Finnish and European rallies


Personal data


14. May 1998

Place of birth:

Kirkkonummi, Finland




Horses & dressage, gym, travelling, spending time with family and friends

Rally 2 Facts

First Event:

Rally Finland 2013

First Victory:

Rally Finland 2021

With Hyundai:

since 2023

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