Kris Meeke

Birth Date: 
1 July, 1979
Driver Status: 
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Kris Meeke Biography

Current co-driver: Glenn Patterson.


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

2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge with Peugeot UK (207 S2000). 3rd in drivers' championship - scored 39 points. 1 win, plus 2 podiums.

2009 Intercontinental Rally Challenge with Peugeot UK (207 S2000). Champion - scored 60 points. 4 wins, plus 2 podiums.

Won Rally Barbados again.

2008 Various events. Results: Won the Rally Barbados, retired on the Rally Russia (IRC - Renault Clio R3), 25th overall in Germany (3rd in A6 class - Renault Clio S1600), retired in Spain (mechanical - Renault Clio R3 / JWRC).

2007 Irish Tarmac Championship events - Subaru Impreza S11 WRC. Results: retired on the UAC Easter International Rally (engine - was leading), won the Killarney International Rally, won the Ulster International Rally.

WRC: Rally Ireland in a Subaru Impreza S11 WRC - retired (went off road).

2006 Junior World Rally Championship - Citroen C2. 7th overall. Scored 20 points. Results: 3rd in Spain, retired in France (engine), 1st in Germany, retired in Finland, 5th in Turkey, retired in GB (driveshaft).

2005 Junior World Rally Championship - in a Citroen C2 (ran by Kronos Racing). Finished third overall. Scored 32 points. Notable results: won in Monte Carlo, third in Sardinia, sixth in Greece, seventh in Finland, second in Germany, eighth in Corsica, seventh in Spain.

Ninth on Wales Rally GB on his debut in a World Rally Car - a Subaru Impreza WRC.

2004 Junior World Rally Championship in an Opel Corsa (run by Team Palmer). Finished seventh overall. Scored 19 points. Notable results: Third in Monte Carlo, second in GB, seventh in Sardinia, sixth in Spain.

2003 British S1600 champion and British Junior Champion (Opel Corsa). Took three S1600 wins.

2002 British Junior champion (Ford Puma).
Made WRC debut on Rally GB (in a Ford Puma) - retired.

2001 Contested the Peugeot Super 106 Cup - took first victory in the 106 Cup on the Swansea Bay Festival Rally.

2000 Contested first rally - Bulldog Rally.