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Gianluca Linari

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Career Summary


Nationality:  ITA
Date of Birth: 07.11.1959
Age: 55
First Rally: 2007, Sardinia

Season 2014

Classification: WRC2
Car: Subaru Impreza
Co-driver: Nicola Arena
Points: 14
Standing: 25
Rally Wins: 0
Retirements: 0
Podiums: 1

An architect by profession, Gianluca Linari waited until the age of 47 before making his WRC debut in Sardinia in 2007 but he has been a championship regular ever since. He mounted his first PWRC campaign in 2008, but the highlight of his career undoubtedly came in 2010 when he claimed a podium finish in the category at Rally Japan, which helped him secure sixth in the final standings.

In 2012 Linari swapped his Subaru Impreza STi for a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X and achieved a fourth place finish in Mexico en route to ninth in the PWRC.

He missed last years inaugural WRC 2 campaign but returns for 2014 and is back in an Impreza.

Rally Classification Co-driver Car Rank Points
Rally Sweden WRC2 Nicola Arena Subaru Impreza 26. 4
Rally Guanajuato Mexico WRC2 Nicola Arena Subaru Impreza 17. 10
Rally Argentina WRC2 Nicola Arena Subaru Impreza 22. 0
Rally Italia Sardegna WRC2 Nicola Arena Subaru Impreza 26. 0


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