Your 2013 World Rally Driver of the Year: 5th - Jan Kopecky

You voted Jan Kopecky into fifth place in Crash.net's 2013 World Rally Driver of the Year poll.
Your Top 10 World Rally Drivers of the Year 2013:
5: Jan Kopecky

Nationality: Czech
Team: Skoda Motorsport
Car: Skoda Fabia S2000
Championship position: 1st in ERC
Points: 287
Events: 8 (out of 12)
Wins: 6
Podiums: 8 (in total)
Points finishes: 8
Stage wins: 49

Jan Kopecky dominated the new-look FIA European Rally Championship this season and deservedly took the title.

Indeed of the eight events he contested – only a competitors best eight results counted – he won on six occasions, taking the honours in Austria, Gran Canaria, Portugal, Romania, Czech Republic and Croatia. He was also second in Corsica and third in Poland.

In addition he finished second in the Czech Championship, despite only doing four of the seven events.

He rightly then secures a place in your top-ten, ranked in the top-five and just ahead of Elfyn Evans with an average mark of 5.685.

So do you think that score is about right? Share your opinions simply by clicking on the 'Post your comments' link below.

Also, don't forget to check back tomorrow to see who has been ranked in fourth place.

Crash.net's World Rally Driver of the Year 2013 - results so far:

6. Elfyn Evans
7. Dani Sordo
8. Jari-Matti Latvala
9. Bryan Bouffier
10. Sebastien Chardonnet

Related Pictures

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Jan Kopecky [Pic credit: FIA ERC]
Jan Kopecky competing in the FIA European Rally Championship 2013 (Photo Credit: FIA European Rally Championship)
Jan Kopecky driving in the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship Tour de Corse. (Photo Credit: FIA ERC)
Skoda`s Jan Kopecky in action on day 3 of the Rallye Açores. Saturday April 27. (Picture Credit; FIA ERC)
FIA ERC 2013 Sibu Rally Jan Kopecky day two action. (Photo Credit: FIA European Rally Championship)
Jan Kopecky. Skoda Fabia S2000. Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles [Pic credit: FIAERC.com]
Jan Kopecky /Pavel Dresler. Skoda Fabia S2000. Jännerrallye [Pic credit: ERC]
Jan Kopecky - Skoda Fabia S2000 [Pic credit: FIA ERC]
Jan Kopecky. Rally Poland [Pic credit: ERC]
Jan Kopecky. Skoda Fabia Super 2000. Croatia Rally [Pic credit: ERC]
Jan Kopecky. Skoda Fabia Super 2000. Croatia Rally [Pic credit: ERC]

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