Kenneth Eriksson

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KENNETH ERIKSSON

Born on May 13, 1956 in Appelbo(Sweden)
Single
Lives in Appelbo

Started his rally driving career in 1977 with Saab 96

Until 1983 Kenneth competed only in Swedish rallies. His first international rally was the Lombard RAC Rally in 1984 in which he finished 3rd overall. In 1990, he became a Mitsubishi Works-driver. He won the1991 Swedish Rally and Baja Aragon, generally showed himself to be a top level rally driver. In addition to this, he was one of the team that tested and developed the new Lancer Evolution in 1992. This experience paid off handsomely when he won the two events of the 1994 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, and 1995 Swedish Rally, Rally Australia and Rally of Malaysia within .

Main results:

1984 Series 3rd in the Swedish Rally Championship
1995 Series Champion for the Swedish Rally Championship (7 wins)
1986 Series Champion for World Rally Championship
1987 1st overall in the Ivory Coast Rally
2nd overall in the Rally of New Zealand
1988 4th overall in the Safari Rally
1989 2nd overall in the Rally Australia
4th overall in the 1000 Lakes Rally
4th overall in the RAC Rally
1990 Joined Mitsubishi Ralliart Team
3rd overall in the 1000 Lakes Rally
2nd overall in the RAC Rally
1991 4th overall in the Paris-Dakar Rally
1st overall in the Swedish Rally
1st overall in the Baja Aragon Cross Country Raid
3rd overall in the 1000 Lakes Rally
2nd overall in the Australia and the RAC Rally
1993 4th overall in the Monte Carlo Rally
2nd overall in the RAC Rally
1994 5th overall in the Monte Carlo Rally
1st overall in the Rally of Indonesia and Thailand
3rd overall in the Rally of Malaysia
1995 1st overall in the Swedish Rally
1st overall in the Rally of Malaysia
1st overall in the Rally of Australia
1st overall in the Rally of Hong Kong

TOMMI MAKINEN / RUI MADEIRA

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