Proton R3 Rally Drivers

Position : Driver
Date of birth  : December 1970
Nationality : Scotland
Marital Status : Married
Hobbies : Mountain-biking, jet skiing, skiing, motorcycling, running around
after his kids

Career in brief:

  • 1989/90 Scottish Rally Championship, Vauxhall Nova
  • 1991 Vauxhall Nova GSi Challenge, Vauxhall Nova
  • 1993 British Rally Championship, Subaru Legacy
  • 1994/95 Works driver, Nissan Motorsport, Nissan Sunny GTi British Rally Championship, selected WRC rounds
  • 1996/98 Works driver, Volkswagen Motorsport, VW Golf GTi British Rally Championship, selected WRC rounds
  • 1999/01 Works driver, Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai Coupe & Hyundai Accent WRC
  • 1999 FIA Formula 2 World Rally Championship
  • 2000/01 FIA World Rally Championship
  • 2002/03 Works driver, Mitsubishi Ralliart, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo7 FIA World Rally Championship
  • 2004 FIA Production World Rally Championship
  • 2005/08 Various events worldwide. Wins in South Africa, China, UK and Australia

 

 

 

Notable Achievements:

  • 1989 Scottish 1300 Rally Champion, Challenger Champion
  • 1990 Scottish 1300 Rally Champion
  • 1992 Group N British Rally Champion
  • 1995 British Rally Champion
  • 1999 Joint Formula 2 Asia-Pacific Rally Champion
  • Number of World Rally Championship events competed: 78
  • Number of WRC Formula 2 wins: 7
  • Number of WRC Formula 2 podiums: 10
  • Number of WRC Group N wins: 2

Position : Co-Driver
Date of birth : September 1968
Nationality : Australian
Marital Status :   Married
Hobbies : Spending time with family, golf, cycling, running, swimming

Career in brief:

 

  • 1st Outright 2008 Targa West Classic Rally – Co Driver for Alister McRae
  • 3rd PWRC and 8th Outright. 2006 Rally Australia – Co Driver
  • 1st Privateers Cup- 2006 & 07 Australian Rally Championships – Co-Driver
  • 2nd Outright 2005 Australian Rally Championship – Co-Driver
  • 1st Outright 2004 Australia Cup – Co-Driver
  • 1st Group APRC 5 – 2004 Australian Rally Championships
  • 3 Times Western Australia Rally Co-Driving Champion

Position : Driver
Date of birth : November 1979
Nationality :  Australia
Marital Status : Single

Career in brief:

  • 2002 – Winner, Australian Privateers Cup
  • 2003 – Winner, Asia Pacific Super 1600 Championship
  • 2004 – Second, Australian Rally Championship
  • 2004 – Winner, Asia Pacific Super 1600 Championship
  • 2005 – 12th, World Rally Championship
  • 2006 – 10th, World Rally Championship
  • 2007 – 7th, World Rally Championship
  • 2008 – 5th, World Rally Championship
  • 2009 – 14th, World Rally Championship

Notable Achievements:

  • 2003 Champion of the FIA Asia-Pacific Super 1600
  • 2004 Champion of the FIA Asia-Pacific Super 1600
  • 2005 Rally Japan – 3rd Overall
  • 2008 Rally Monte Carlo – 3rd Overall
  • 2008 Rally Mexico – 2nd Overall
  • Number of World Rally Championship events competed: 67
  • Number of World Rally Championship stage wins : 40
  • Number of World Rally Championship points scoring finishes: 32

Position: Co-Driver
Date of birth : January 1969
Nationality : Belgium
Marital Status :  Married
Hobbies : My daughters, Watches, Reading, Music, travelling
and motorsport

Career in brief:

 

  • 1987 1st rally
  • 1990 Belgian gr.N rally champion (Mitsubishi Ralliart team Belgium)
  • 1991-1993 Belgian + WRC championships co-driver to Bruno Thiry (Opel team Belgium)
  • 1994-1998 WRC, co-driver to Bruno Thiry, Ford Motorsport World Rally Team (3rd RAC RALLY 1994, 3rd Sanremo Rally 1996, 3rd  Rally Catalunya 1996, 3rd RAC Rally 1998)
  • 1999 WRC + ERC, co-driver to Bruno Thiry, Subaru World Rally team (European rally champion for co-drivers)
  • 2000 ERC, co-driver to Bruno Thiry, Citroen Sport
  • 2001 WRC, co-driver to Bruno Thiry, Skoda Motorsport
  • 2003-2004, co-driver to François Duval, Ford World Rally team (3rd Rally Turkey 2003, 3rd Rally Corsica 2003, 3rd Rally Monté-Carlo 2004, 2nd Rally Mexico 2004, 3rd Rally Argentina 2004, 2nd Rally Deutschland 2004, 3rd Rally Australia 2004)
  • 2005 WRC, co-driver to François Duval, Citroen Sport
  • 2006 WRC, co-driver to Stephane Sarrazin, Subaru World Rally team
  • 2007-2008, co-driver to Chris Atkinson, Subaru World Rally team (3rd Rally Monté-Carlo 2008, 2nd Rally Mexico 2008, 2nd Rally Argentina 2008, 3rd Rally Jordan 2008, 3rd Rally Finland 2008)

 

Notable Achievements:

 

  • Number of World Rally Championship events competed: 150
  • Number of World Rally Championship podiums: 17
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