Sebastian Lindholm

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Sebastian Lindholm
Sebastian Lindholm.jpg
Lindholm at the Uusikaupunki-rally in 2006.
Personal information
Nationality Finland Finnish
Born (1961-01-30) 30 January 1961 (age 53)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 19842012
Teams Ford, Peugeot, Suzuki
Rallies 37
Championships 0
Rally wins 0
Podiums 0
Stage wins 6
Total points 38
First rally 1984 1000 Lakes Rally
Last rally 2012 Rally Finland

Sebastian "Basti" Lindholm (born 30 January 1961 in Helsinki) is a rally driver from Finland. He is a cousin of Marcus Grönholm. Lindholm has won the Finnish Rally Championship eight times; 1990, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006.

Lindholm has also competed in 37 World Rally Championship events. His best result is fourth at the 1997 Rally Finland, driving a Ford Escort WRC. In 2007, Lindholm drove Suzuki's SX 4 WRC in its gravel debut at the 2007 Rally GB.[1]

On 19 July 2009, Lindholm was involved in a tragic accident in Estonia at Lõuna-Eesti Rally when he crashed on the fourth stage. With the speed around 160 km/h (99 mph), Lindholm hit a spectator who died instantly.[2]

Complete WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1985 Sebastian Lindholm Audi 80 Quattro MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRE NZL ARG FIN
10
ITA CIV GBR 76th 1
1988 Sebastian Lindholm Audi Coupé quattro MON SWE
9
GBR
Ret
73rd 2
David Sutton Motorsport POR
Ret
KEN FRA GRE
Ret
USA NZL ARG FIN CIV ITA
1989 Autonovo Lancia Delta Integrale SWE
6
MON POR KEN FRA GRE NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV 42nd 6
Sebastian Lindholm GBR
Ret
1990 Team Michelin Finland Lancia Delta Integrale 16V MON POR KEN FRA GRE NZL ARG FIN
8
AUS ITA CIV GBR 47th 3
1991 Ford Finland Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRE NZL ARG FIN
Ret
AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR NC 0
1992 Sebastian Lindholm Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 MON SWE
Ret
POR KEN FRA GRE NZL ARG FIN
7
AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR 41st 4
1993 Ford Motor Co. Ltd. Ford Escort RS Cosworth MON SWE
Ret
POR KEN FRA GRE ARG NZL 31st 6
Ford Team Finland FIN
6
AUS ITA ESP
Sebastian Lindholm GBR
Ret
1994 Ford Team Finland Ford Escort RS Cosworth MON POR KEN FRA GRE ARG NZL FIN
Ret
ITA GBR NC 0
1995 Sebastian Lindholm Ford Escort RS2000 MON SWE POR FRA NZL AUS ESP GBR
Ret
NC 0
1996 Ford Team Finland Ford Escort RS Cosworth SWE
Ret
KEN IDN GRE ARG FIN
7
AUS ITA ESP 23rd 4
1997 Ford Team Finland Ford Escort WRC MON SWE KEN POR ESP FRA ARG GRE NZL FIN
4
IDN ITA AUS GBR 19th 3
1998 Ford Team Finland Ford Escort WRC MON SWE KEN POR ESP FRA ARG GRE NZL FIN
Ret
ITA 17th 2
Gazprom Rally Team AUS
9
GBR
5
1999 Gazprom Rally Team Ford Escort WRC MON SWE
Ret
KEN POR ESP FRA ARG GRE NZL NC 0
Ford Team Finland FIN
7
CHN ITA AUS GBR
2000 Peugeot Esso Peugeot 206 WRC MON SWE KEN POR ESP ARG GRE NZL FIN
5
CYP FRA ITA AUS GBR 19th 2
2001 Sebastian Lindholm Peugeot 206 WRC MON SWE POR ESP ARG CYP GRC KEN FIN
8
NZL ITA FRA AUS GBR NC 0
2002 Sebastian Lindholm Peugeot 206 WRC MON SWE
9
FRA ESP CYP ARG GRE KEN 14th 2
Peugeot Sport Finland FIN
7
GER ITA NZL AUS GBR
2003 Peugeot Sport Finland Peugeot 206 WRC MON SWE TUR NZL ARG GRE CYP GER FIN
8
AUS ITA FRA ESP GBR 24th 1
2004 Marlboro Peugeot Total Peugeot 307 WRC MON SWE MEX NZL CYP GRE TUR ARG FIN
Ret
GER JPN GBR ITA FRA ESP AUS NC 0
2005 Sebastian Lindholm Peugeot 307 WRC MON SWE MEX NZL ITA CYP TUR GRE ARG FIN
Ret
GER GBR JPN FRA ESP AUS NC 0
2007 Suzuki World Rally Team Suzuki SX4 WRC MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR
27
NC 0
2012 Sebastian Lindholm Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN
14
GER GBR FRA ITA ESP NC 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Suzuki WRC – the dream has begun". rallysportmag.com.au. Retrieved 2007-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Ralliõnnetuse pealtnägija: ükski foto pole surma väärt". ohtuleht.ee. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 

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