Adrien Fourmaux

The latest young French talent to emerge from the country’s rally development programme. Such is Fourmaux’s determination to reach the top of the WRC that he quit medicine studies to pursue his dream with the support of M-Sport Ford.

Nationality FRA
Date of Birth 03.05.1995
Birthplace France
First Rally 2016
Website https://www.facebook.com/adrienfourmaux/

The story so far

Adrien Fourmaux is touted by many as a future star after winning France’s renowned Rallye Jeunes talent-spotting scheme in 2016 – a programme which launched Sébastiens Loeb and Ogier to WRC glory.

In his maiden season in 2017, Fourmaux finished third in the French junior championship in a Ford Fiesta R2.

The following year he dominated the category, winning all five rounds to lift the title and earn a WRC 2 drive in 2019 in a Ford Fiesta R5. He finished second in the category and 10th overall on his debut in Monte-Carlo and third in Britain.

In 2020, only his fourth year at the wheel, Fourmaux drove M-Sport Ford’s Fiesta Rally2 to third place in WRC2 and won San Marino’s non-championship Rallylegend event on his debut in a World Rally Car version.

The following season was when the Frenchman got his big break. After starting the year in WRC2, Fourmaux was handed the keys to a Fiesta World Rally Car at the Croatia Rally. He stunned many by taking a top-three stage time and finishing fifth.

Seven more top-tier drives followed, with his performances impressing M-Sport Ford team bosses so much that they offered him a full-time seat for 2022.

 

The story so far
M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

Established by ex-factory team driver Malcolm Wilson, M-Sport was selected to breathe new life into Ford’s World Rally ...

Learn more