Carlos Del Barrio
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||Hyundai i20 WRC
||Hyundai Shell Mobis World Rally Team
Born in Santander, del Barrio has amassed a huge amount of experience rallying alongside some of the biggest names in Spain.
His first foray into co-driving came in 1987 when he entered Rally Vidal de la Peña, but it was in 1994 when started his first WRC event alongside Jesus Puras.
This partnership proved tremendously successful in their native Spain, and the pair won three Spanish Championships.
In 2004, del Barrio joined forces with Dani Sordo for an initial four-event campaign as the young Spaniard was looking for an experienced co-driver.
The pair reunited in 2011 for a longer WRC program, at MINI and then Citroën, which included three podiums and a popular victory at the 2013 edition of ADAC Rallye Deutschland.
Back together again for 2018, del Barrio and Sordo will tackle selected WRC events for Hyundai Motorsport.