Was written in Viiskunta 7.2.2002 -magazine:

“16-18 year old drivers, who are not able to get official driving license, are competing in youngsters’ group. Jari-Matti Latvala from Töysä who represents Alavuden UA, had his 16th birthday last april, has been driving in this group from win to win. At Kuortane Latvala also fastest and his time, 2.42,42 would be enough to win also juniors’ group.”