It’s been five years since we last checked in with Kalle Rovanpera. Back then he was wheeling a ratty rally car in preparation for a career in the WRC. Fast forward to 2014 and the mighty Kalle is no longer a mere 8 years old, and he’s well on his way toward WRC stardom.

His passenger in this video, hooting, grunting, and hollering, may not appreciate young Rovanpera’s amazing, precocious skill. She’s apparently hanging on for dear life.

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Rovanpera, on the other hand, is one cool customer, slickly grabbing gears and powersliding without breaking a sweat.

Where will this kid be in five more years? Our bet is somewhere on a WRC stage, near the top of the leaderboard.