Bruno Saby

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Bruno Saby
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Saby at the 1989 Monte Carlo Rally
Personal information
Nationality France French
Born (1949-02-23) 23 February 1949 (age 65)
Grenoble
World Rally Championship record
Active years 1973 – 1991
Teams Renault, Peugeot, Lancia
Rallies 39
Championships 0
Rally wins 2
Podiums 7
Stage wins 58
Total points 192
First rally 1973 Monte Carlo Rally
First win 1986 Tour de Corse
Last win 1988 Monte Carlo Rally
Last rally 1991 RAC Rally

Bruno Saby (born 23 February 1949 in Grenoble) is a rally driver from France.

In 1981, Saby became French Rally Champion in a Renault 5 Turbo. He drove for the works teams of Renault, Peugeot, Volkswagen and Lancia during his career in the World Rally Championship. He took two World Rally Championship wins in his career—his first, driving a Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 E2, was in the infamous 1986 Tour de Corse, in which Henri Toivonen and his co-driver Sergio Cresto died. His only other win was with Lancia in the 1988 Monte Carlo Rally.

In 1978 Saby claimed the French Rallycross Championship title with an Alpine A110 1600. In the 1988 French Rallycross Championship he drove a Lancia Delta S4 to become the runner-up to Champion Guy Fréquelin who drove a Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 Evo 2.

He participated from 1992 to 2008 in cross country rallye and in the Dakar Rally, which he won in 1993 while driving for Mitsubishi.[1] Driving for Volkswagen, he won the 2005 FIA cross-country rallye world championship. He retired in July 2008.

WRC victories[edit]

 #  Event Season Co-driver Car
1 France 30ème Tour de Corse 1986 Jean-François Fauchille Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 E2
2 Monaco 56ème Rallye Monte-Carlo 1988 Jean-François Fauchille Lancia Delta HF 4WD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Another Mitsubishi holiday". Manila Standard. 18 January 1993. p. 23. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Hubert Auriol
Dakar Rally
Car Winner

1993
Succeeded by
Pierre Lartigue