Thierry Neuville

Thierry Neuville ( born June 16, 1988 Sankt Vith ) is a Belgian rally driver from Hünningen in Sankt Vith in the German-speaking Community of Belgium.


Thierry Neuville drove some national rallies in 2007. In 2009 he participated in the Peugeot 207 S2000 of the BF Goodrich Drivers Team at the Ypres Rally in part. A few months later Neuville started as a driver of the RACB National Team in the Citroën C2 R2 Max in the Rally of Catalonia for its first rally in the World Rally Championship after he was already 2008 Rally Finland reported, but not gestarten there.

2010, the team Automeca Solutions by Philippe Bugalski had decided to support Neuville. Neuville denied the Citroën C2 S1600 with co-driver Nicolas Klinger five rallies in the Rally World Youth Championship. At the Rally Bulgaria 2010 he won his first JWRC victory. He reached the seventh place in the championship JWRC. During the season he also managed to move up to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, in which he drove parallel to JWRC. In the Peugeot 207 S2000 of Kronos Racing, he participated in six IRC rallies. After Neuville had retracted his first points in the Rally of Sardinia, he scored at the Ypres Rally with third place his first podium result. However, he had to complain several failures caused by accidents. At the end of the season he finished ninth overall in the IRC.

2011 saw the launch Neuville in his second IRC season for Kronos Racing. At the start of the season he won with Nicolas Gilsoul a new passenger. In the Rally Islas Canarias 2011 Neuville went to third place. The following Tour de Corse 2011, he led almost throughout, and he scored his first win in the IRC. He became the youngest ever rider to win an IRC rally. After Neuville won the San Remo Rally, at the Rally Scotland was sixth, he was third in the championship. In the final account, he finished fifth with 115 points, as he retired at the last round in Cyprus.

In 2012 Neuville came to the Citroën Junior Team. His best finish was a fourth place in France. Overall, he won 53 world championship points and was seventh World Cup. 2013 he drove team for the World Rally Team Qatar. While not quite able to win, he won four times and three times 2nd place 3rd place among other points standings, giving him enough for the vice-world champion Sébastien Ogier title behind.

From 2014 Thierry Neuville takes part for Hyundai Motor sport in the World Rally Championship.


WRC results

IRC results