Martin Järveoja

One of the most successful co-drivers currently competing in the WRC. Järveoja won the 2019 world title with Ott Tänak and co-drives for the Estonian at Hyundai Motorsport.

The story so far

Järveoja began his co-driving career in 2006 and he tackled a selection of Estonian regional and national championship events alongside a variety of drivers in the following two seasons.

One of those was fellow Estonian Karl Kruuda, and in 2008 the pair began a long and fruitful partnership that took them to Junior WRC and IRC level in 2010, to WRC S2000 events in 2011 and 2012 and WRC 2 in 2013.

Järveoja most successful season to date came in 2014, when he and Kruuda finished fifth in WRC 2 after wins in Finland and Sweden. The pair managed only a handful of WRC 2 appearances in 2015 and 2016 and results were largely disappointing.

In 2017, a new opportunity with Estonia's highest-profile WRC driver, Ott Tänak, propelled Järveoja straight to the top level, as team-mates to world champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia at the M-Sport World Rally Team.

It proved to be a breakthrough year. Järveoja and Tänak claimed two rally wins and seven podiums and were duly snapped up by Toyota for 2018.

Four victories gave them a chance to win the title, but their challenge faded during the final rallies of the season.

There were no such mistakes in 2019. Six wins from 13 rounds sealed the title before the duo left Toyota to join arch-rivals Hyundai Motorsport for 2020.

After crashing out of the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo in dramatic style, they lost the crown to Sébastien Ogier. Their 2021 title hopes were dented by a series of car troubles and they finished a lowly fifth in the championship.

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