Mattias Therman

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Mattias Kristoffer Therman (born 10 April 1974) is a Finnish businessman and rally driver. He was an owner of Hartwall beverage company and in 2008 he earned more capital gains (over 28 million €) than anyone else in Finland.[1]

Rally career[edit]

Therman driving at 2010 Rally Finland

Therman's rallying career began as a co-driver in 2007. In 2008 he began driving in his first events in his native Finland, and competed in Wales Rally GB at the end of the year, finishing 25th overall. In 2009 he established Team Therminator, and competed on Rally Finland, entered under the Munchi's Ford World Rally Team banner in a Ford Focus RS WRC 08, finishing 15th overall.

In December 2009 it was announced that Marcus Grönholm would return to the World Rally Championship on the 2010 Rally Sweden driving a Focus WRC for Team Therminator alongside Therman.[2] Nearer the event the pair were brought under the Stobart Ford World Rally Team banner, with Gronholm registered to score manufacturer points for the squad. Gronholm and Therman finished 21st and 24th respectively. For Rally Finland Juha Kankkunen will join Therman racing under the Stobart banner.

WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 WDC Points
2008 Matthias Therman Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MON SWE MEX ARG JOR ITA GRE TUR FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR
25
NC 0
2009 Munchi's Ford World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 08 IRE NOR CYP POR ARG ITA GRE POL FIN
15
AUS ESP NC 0
Matthias Therman Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GBR
18
2010 Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 08 SWE
24
MEX JOR TUR NZL POR BUL FIN
14
NC 0
Matthias Therman Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GER JPN FRA ESP GBR
Ret
2011 Matthias Therman Mini John Cooper Works WRC SWE MEX POR JOR ITA ARG GRE FIN
Ret
GER AUS FRA ESP NC 0
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X R4 GBR
Ret
2012 Mattias Therman Ford Fiesta S2000 MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN
Ret
GER GBR FRA ITA ESP NC 0

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