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Yuriy Protasov

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Nationality:  UKR
Date of Birth: 23.04.1984
Age: 30
First Rally: 2011, Schweden

Season 2014

Classification: WRC2
Car: Ford Fiesta R5
Co-driver: Pavlo Cherepin
Points: 90
Standing: 4
Rally Wins: 2
Retirements: 0
Podiums: 2

Yuriy Protasov started competing in his home country of Ukraine in 2005 and won the national title three years later.

In 2010 he stepped up to international competition in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge and the European Championship, and took maximum ERC points at the Elpa Rally.

In 2011 he made his WRC debut in Sweden, driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in the PWRC. He finished second in class, his best result in a three-event programme.

The following year he switched to a Subaru Impreza WRX before a successful campaign last year, in which he finished third in the WRC 2 standings. He started the year in a Symtech Racing Impreza WRX, before switching to MM-Motorsport in a Ford Fiesta RRC and then a Fiesta R5.

Rally Classification Co-driver Car Rank Points
Rallye Monte Carlo WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 10. 25
Rally Sweden WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 15. 10
Rally Guanajuato Mexico WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 10. 25
Vodafone Rally de Portugal WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 32. 0
Rally Argentina WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 26. 0
Rally Italia Sardegna WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 14. 15
Coates Hire Rally Australia WRC2 Pavlo Cherepin Ford Fiesta R5 13. 15

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