Drivers


World Rally Championship

Martin Järveoja


About Martin

Making his rally debut as a co-driver in 2003, Martin gained plenty of experience at motorsport events in his home country. He made his WRC debut in 2010 with Karl Kruuda at Rally Jordan, and the following year led to him winning two rounds of WRC 2 to finish in fifth. He began working with Ott Tänak in 2016, winning his first-ever WRC event in Rally Italia Sardegna in 2017. Since 2018, the crew have become regular victory challengers, taking multiple wins and securing their place at WRC’s top table. A triumphant season in 2019 saw them take the drivers’ and co-drivers’ titles. Martin joins Ott at our team from 2020 as defending champions. Martin is also an accomplished judo wrestler, with various titles under his belt.

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Career

2019

All rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (13)
Best result: 1st overall, Rally Sweden, Rally Chile, Rally de Portugal, Rally Finland, Rallye Deutschland, Wales Rally GB
Final classification: 1st

2018

All rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (13)
Best result: 1st overall, Rally Argentina, Rally Finland, Rallye Deutschland, Rally Turkey
Final classification: 3rd

2017

All rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (13)
Best result: 1st overall, Rally Italia Sardegna, Rallye Deutschland
Final classification: 3rd

2016

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (4)
Best result: 11th overall, Rally Italia Sardegna
Final classification: N/A

2015

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (3)
Best result: 14th overall, Rally Poland
Final classification: N/A

2014

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (3)
Best result: 10th overall, Rally Finland
Final classification: 28th

2013

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (2)
Best result: 18th overall, Rally Deutschland
Final classification: N/A

2012

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (4)
Best result: 12th overall, Rally Finland
Final classification: N/A

2011

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (8)
Best result: 11th overall, Rally Jordan
Final classification: N/A

2010

Several rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (18)
Best result: 18th overall, Rally Bulgaria
Final classification: N/A

2006-2009

Various regional and national rally championships in Estonia

Q&A

Q1.Who is your motorsport idol?

Kimi Räikkönen

Q2.What are your hobbies?

All the active sports

Q3.Which profession would you have chosen if you hadn’t become a rally driver?

Farmer

Q4.What is your favorite food?

Spicy noodles

Q5.Describe yourself in 3 words

Nice guy, sometimes

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Personal data

Birthday:

18. Aug 1987

Place of birth:

Elva, Estonia

Nationality:

Estonian

Interests:

Motorsport, sports, family

WRC Facts

First Event:

Rally Jordan (2010)

First Victory:

Rally Italia Sardegna (2017)

Driver:
With Hyundai:

Since 2020

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