World rally events are known to be very competitive. There are top skilled and experienced drivers behind the wheels of the competing cars. Some of these drivers have become household names in the circuits due to their achievements over the years. The world’s top world rally drivers include the following.
The late Colin McRae was a Scottish rally driver born in 1968. He passed away in 2007 in a helicopter crash. He began his motorsport career in 1987 and was active until his death. The 1987 Swedish Rally was his first rally win, and after that, he managed to win 25 rallies. He worked with teams such as Citroen, Ford, Subaru and Skoda.
Evans is a British national who is currently racing for Toyota Gazoo Racing in the World Rally Championship. The 32-year-old has teamed up with Scott Martin as his co-driver managing to win three rallies. Some winning cars this Welsh driver has used are the Ford Fiesta WRC and Toyota Yaris WRC.
Carlos Sainz is a popular name in World Rally Championships having taken part in 196. Out of these, Carlos has managed 26 wins. In his career, Luis Moya and Marc Marti have been his co-drivers. The Spanish national has teamed up with Ford, Toyota, Citroen, Subaru and Lancia.
This is a Norwegian rally driver aged 31 years who has participated in 111 rallies. Since the start of his career in 2006, he has won three rallies. In all his rally wins, Andreas used the Volkswagen Polo R WRC.
Takamoto Katsuta is a 27-year-old Japanese rally driver. The top driver began his career in 2016, his first race being the 2016 Rally Finland. The young driver surprised many with his victory at the 2018 Rally Sweden in the WRC-2 category. He has Daniel Barritt as his co-driver and has participated in 28 rallies.