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Gianluca Linari

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Nationality:  ITA
Date of Birth: 07.11.1959
Age: 58
First Rally: 2007, Sardinia

Season 2018

Classification: WRC2
Car: Ford Fiesta R5
Co-driver: Nicola Arena

An architect by profession, Gianluca Linari waited until the age of 47 before making his WRC debut in Sardinia in 2007 but was a championship regular until the end of the 2015 season.

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.

After a fourth place finish in Mexico en route to ninth in the 2012 PWRC, Linari sat out 2013. He returned in 2014 in the Production Car Cup within WRC 2 in a Subaru Impreza, the car he has driven throughout his career.

After a two-year break, Linari returns in 2018 in a Ford Fiesta R5.

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.

After a fourth place finish in Mexico en route to ninth in the 2012 PWRC, Linari sat out 2013. He returned in 2014 in the Production Car Cup within WRC 2 in a Subaru Impreza, the car he has driven throughout his career.

After a two-year break, Linari returns in 2018 in a Ford Fiesta R5.

Season Classification Starts 1. 2. 3. Car Points Standing
2015 WRC2 6 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 22 17.
2015 WRC 2 Production 7 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 119 1.
2014 WRC2 4 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 14 25.
2014 WRC 2 Production 4 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 70 3.
2012 P-WRC 5 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 35 9.
2011 P-WRC 3 0 0 0 Subaru Impreza 22 10.
2010 P-WRC 6 0 0 0 41 6.
2009 P-WRC 3 0 0 0 8 14.

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