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Rhys Yates

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Nationality:  GBR
Date of Birth: 06.05.1992
Age: 27
Website: http://www.rhysyates.com/

Season 2019

Classification: WRC2
Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5
Co-driver: Denis Giraudet
Points: 30
Standing: 16
Rally Wins: 0
Retirements: 0
Podiums: 0

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Rhys Yates grew up around motorsport. In a family focused on action sports, he started in motorcycle racing and motocross before switching to rallying in 2013.

His career hit top gear in 2015 when he won the English Championship in a Ford Fiesta R2. He moved up to the British Championship the following season and also made his WRC debut at the British round.

A second British campaign in 2017 netted fourth in the standings in a Fiesta R5. He switched to a Skoda Fabia for a marathon 2018 season, which included European and British Championship programmes, ending with another fourth place in his home series.

In 2019 he will drive the Fabia in a full WRC 2 campaign.


His career hit top gear in 2015 when he won the English Championship in a Ford Fiesta R2. He moved up to the British Championship the following season and also made his WRC debut at the British round.

A second British campaign in 2017 netted fourth in the standings in a Fiesta R5. He switched to a Skoda Fabia for a marathon 2018 season, which included European and British Championship programmes, ending with another fourth place in his home series.

In 2019 he will drive the Fabia in a full WRC 2 campaign.

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