Dennis Kuipers

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Dennis Kuipers
Rally Finland 2010 - EK 1 - Dennis Kuipers.jpg
Dennis Kuipers driving at Laajavuori stage in 2010 Rally Finland.
Personal information
Nationality Netherlands Dutch
Born (1985-11-23) November 23, 1985 (age 28)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 2008–present
Teams Ipatec, Stobart, Ferm
Rallies 23
Championships 0
Rally wins 0
Podiums 0
Stage wins 0
Total points 23
First rally 2008 Rallye Deutschland

Dennis Kuipers (born November 23, 1985 in Almelo) is a Dutch rally driver.

Career[edit]

The son of businessman and part-time rally driver Rene Kuipers, Dennis began rallying in his home country in 2007. He made his debut in the World Rally Championship at the 2008 Rallye Deutschland, finishing 18th in a Ford Focus RS WRC. He also competed at the 2009 Rally Portugal and 2009 Rally GB. In 2010, after doing the 2010 Rally Sweden in a Focus WRC, he began driving a Ford Fiesta S2000, entered by the Stobart Ford World Rally Team. In his first rally in the car, in Turkey, he finished ninth overall, scoring two points.[1]

For 2011 he will be driving a Ford Fiesta RS WRC on 11 rally's. He scored points in Portugal, Jordan, Greece, Germany, France, Spain and Wales. In France, he became the best scoring Dutchman in the WRC with his fifth place finish.

WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pos. Points
2008 Dennis Kuipers Ford Focus RS WRC 06 MON SWE MEX ARG JOR ITA GRE TUR FIN GER
18
NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR NC 0
2009 Ipatec Racing Ford Focus RS WRC 06 IRE NOR CYP POR
Ret
ARG ITA GRE POL FIN AUS ESP GBR
16
NC 0
2010 Ipatec Racing Ford Focus RS WRC 06 SWE
37
19th 2
Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team Ford Fiesta S2000 MEX JOR TUR
9
NZL POR
19
BUL
13
FIN
Ret
GER
24
JPN FRA
17
ESP
11
GBR
16
2011 FERM Power Tools World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC SWE
13
MEX
Ret
POR
10
JOR
9
ITA
Ret
ARG GRE
10
FIN
11
GER
10
AUS FRA
5
ESP
9
GBR
8
12th 21
2012 M-Sport Ford World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX POR
6
ARG GRE NZL FIN GER GBR FRA ITA ESP 19th 8
2013 Dennis Kuipers Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX POR
Ret
ARG GRE ITA FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR NC 0

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