Alain Ambrosino

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Alain Ambrosino
Personal information
Nationality France French
Born (1951-06-15) June 15, 1951 (age 65)
Casablance, Morocco
World Rally Championship record
Active years 19741990
Rallies 18
Championships 0
Rally wins 1
Podiums 3
Stage wins 2
Total points 103
First rally 1974 Press-on-Regardless Rally
First win 1988 Rallye Côte d'Ivoire

Alain Ambrosino (born 15 June 1951 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a French rally driver, who won the Rallye Côte d'Ivoire in 1988, a round of the World Rally Championship.

Career[edit]

Ambrosino did most of his rallying on the African continent, winning the African Rally Championship three times, in 1983, 1986 and 1987. However, the first World Rally Championship event he contested was the Press-on-Regardless Rally in the United States in 1974, from which he retired. He finished the following year's Rallye du Maroc in 11th position.

It was on the Rallye Côte d'Ivoire where he enjoyed the most success on the world stage. He finished third in 1980 and again in 1985 before winning it in 1988.[1] This result was made possible due to the lack of manufacturer entries in the event.

WRC Victories[edit]

 #  Event Season Co-driver Car
1 Ivory Coast 20ème Marlboro Rallye Côte d'Ivoire 1988 Daniel Le Saux Nissan 200SX
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Walter Röhrl
African Rally Champion
1983
Succeeded by
David Horsey
Preceded by
Luc Requile
African Rally Champion
1986 & 1987
Succeeded by
Satwant Singh

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