Pekka Päivärinta (motorcycle racer)

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Pekka Päivärinta (born 1971) is a Finnish sidecar motorcycle racer, who with passenger Timo Karttiala, was the 2008 Superside FIM World Sidecar Champion.[1] Päivärinta rode a Suzuki GSXR1000 powered LCR as part of Team Suzuki Finland and is the first Finn to win a world sidecar title. Päivärinta also won the 2010 and 2011 FIM Sidecar World Championship, with Swiss passenger Adolf Hänni.[2]

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  1. ^ http://sports123.com/mot/scar.html
  2. ^ http://www.fim-live.com/en/sport/sidecar/world-champions/

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tim Reeves
With: Patrick Farrance
World Sidecar Champion
2008
With: Timo Karttiala
Succeeded by
Ben Birchall
With: Tom Birchall
Preceded by
Ben Birchall
With: Tom Birchall
World Sidecar Champion
2010-2011
With: Adolf Hänni
Succeeded by
Tim Reeves
With: Ashley Hawes
Preceded by
Tim Reeves
With: Ashley Hawes
World Sidecar Champion
2013
With: Adolf Hänni
Succeeded by
incumbent