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Daniel Sordo

Career

Current co-driver: Diego Vallejo.

Achievements:

2011 World Rally Championship with Mini - using the new Countryman WRC (will take in around six events).

2010 World Rally Championship with Citroen - using the C4 WRC. 5th in drivers'. Scored 150 points. Results: 4th in Sweden, 14th in Mexico, 4th in Jordan, retired in Turkey (suspension), 5th in New Zealand, 3rd in Portugal, 2nd in Bulgaria, 5th in Finland, 2nd in Germany, 4th in Japan, 2nd in France, 3rd in Spain, 5th in Wales.

Demoted to the Citroen Junior Team for the gravel events in Finland, Japan and Wales.

Split with Marc Marti after Finland and brought in Diego Vallejo.

2009 World Rally Championship with Citroen Sport - using the C4 WRC. 3rd in drivers'. Scored 64 points. Results: 2nd in Ireland, 5th in Norway, 4th in Cyprus, 3rd in Portugal, 2nd in Argentina, 22nd in Sardinia, 12th in Greece, 2nd in Poland, 4th in Finland, 3rd in Australia, 2nd in Spain, 3rd in Britain.

2008 World Rally Championship with Citroen Sport - using the C4 WRC. 3rd in drivers' standings, 65 points. Results: 11th on Monte (finished under SupeRally after engine problems on day 3), 6th in Sweden, 17th in Mexico, 3rd in Argentina, 2nd in Jordan, 5th in Sardinia, 5th in Greece, 4th in Turkey, 4th in Finland, 2nd in Germany, 2nd in NZ, 2nd in Spain, retired in France (crashed out), retired in Japan (withdrawn), 3rd in Wales.

2007 FIA World Rally Championship with Citroen Sport - using the new Citroen C4 WRC car. 4th in drivers'. Scored 65 points. Results: 2nd on Monte, 12th in Sweden, 25th in Norway, 4th in Mexico, 3rd in Portugal, 6th in Argentina, 3rd in Sardinia, 24th in Greece (had transmission problems - finished under SupeRally), retired in Finland (engine), retired in Germany (engine), 6th in NZ, 2nd in Spain, 3rd in France, 2nd in Japan, 2nd in Ireland, 4th in GB.

2006 FIA World Rally Championship with Kronos Citroen (Xsara WRC). 5th in drivers'. Scored 49 points. Results: 8th on Monte, 16th in Sweden, 4th in Mexico, 2nd in Spain, 3rd in France, 5th in Argentina, 3rd in Sardinia, 6th in Greece, 2nd in Germany, retired in Finland (crashed), DQ in Japan (excluded for a seat-belt infraction - had finished 7th), retired in Cyprus (crashed out in super special), 7th in Turkey, 23rd in Australia, 5th in NZ, 7th in GB.

2005 Junior World Rally Championship with the Citroen C2. Champion. Scored 53 points. Notable results: 4th in Monte Carlo, won in Sardinia, won in Finland, won in Germany, second in Corsica, won in Spain.

Spanish asphalt championship - champion. Won five events and finished second in the other three.

2004 Spanish Junior champion.
Fifth in the Absolute Spanish championship.
WRC - three events: Argentina (retired - mechanical problem with his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII), France (13th in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII) and Spain (20th in a Citroen C2).

2003 Spanish Junior champion.
Made WRC debut on Rallye Catalunya (in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII) - finished 18th overall.

2000 Cantabria champion - won four events.

1999 Started rallying.

1997-1998 Karting.

1996 Spanish Motocross Regional Championship (Kawasaki 80 cc).

1995 Competition debut - Motocross, Kawasaki 80 cc.

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