Lambros Athanassoulas

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Lambros Athanassoulas
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Athanassoulas at the 2011 Acropolis Rally
Personal information
Nationality Greece Greek
Born (1976-11-10) November 10, 1976 (age 38)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 20052009, 2011
Rallies 11
Championships 0
Rally wins 0
Podiums 0
Stage wins 0
Total points 1
First rally 2005 Acropolis Rally
Last rally 2011 Acropolis Rally

Lambros Athanassoulas (born November 10, 1976 in Athens) is a Greek rally driver.

Career[edit]

Athanassoulas graduated from the American College of Greece and got a BEng in Mechanical Engineering and an M.A. in Finance from the University of Westminster.[1] He started racing in 2001, after winning a competition by Greek magazine 4 Wheels and Toyota Hellas.[1] This earnt him the chance to drive a Toyota Yaris rally car. In 2005 he won the A5 class of the Greek Rally Championship driving a Ford Puma Kit Car. This led to him becoming an official driver for Ford Motor Hellas. This included making his World Rally Championship debut in a Ford Fiesta S1600 at the 2005 Acropolis Rally. In 2006 Athanassoulas competed in the Fiesta Sporting Trophy, as part of the WRC. In 2007 and 2008 he competed at his home event of the WRC in a Group N Subaru Impreza. For the 2009 Acropolis Rally, Athanassoulas competed in a Škoda Fabia S2000, winning the PWRC class and finishing eighth overall.[2] He followed this by winning his class on the 2009 Rally Catalunya on the debut of the new Ford Fiesta R2.[3] He was named Greek Athlete of the Year at the end of 2009 by Status magazine.[4]

WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
2005 Lambros Athanassoulas Ford Fiesta S1600 MON SWE MEX NZL ITA CYP TUR GRE
Ret
ARG FIN GER GBR JPN FRA ESP AUS NC 0
2006 Lambros Athanassoulas Ford Fiesta ST MON SWE MEX ESP
52
FRA
45
ARG ITA
52
GRE GER
31
FIN
Ret
JPN CYP TUR AUS NZL GBR
77
NC 0
2007 Lambros Athanassoulas Subaru Impreza STi N12 MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE
33
FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR NC 0
2008 Lambros Athanassoulas Subaru Impreza WRX STi MON SWE MEX ARG JOR ITA GRE
26
TUR FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR NC 0
2009 Team Greece Škoda Fabia S2000 IRE NOR CYP POR ARG ITA GRE
8
20th 1
Ford Fiesta R2 POL FIN AUS ESP
25
GBR
2011 Team Greece Ford Fiesta RS WRC SWE MEX POR JOR ITA ARG GRE
19
FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR NC 0

PWRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pos. Points
2008 Lambros Athanassoulas Subaru Impreza WRX STi SWE ARG GRE
12
TUR FIN NZL JPN GBR NC 0
2009 Team Greece Škoda Fabia S2000 NOR CYP POR ARG ITA GRE
1
AUS GBR 9th 10

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