Fabrizia Pons

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Fabrizia Pons
Fabrizia Pons e Michèle Mouton - Rallye Sanremo 1981.jpg
Fabrizia Pons (left) with Michèle Mouton after them winning at the 1981 Sanremo Rallye
Personal information
NationalityItaly Italian
Born (1955-06-26) 26 June 1955 (age 64)
Turin, Italy
World Rally Championship record
Active years19761984, 1986, 1994, 19961998
Rallies70[a]
Championships0
Rally wins5
Podiums17
Stage wins223
First rally1976 Rallye Sanremo
First win1981 Rallye Sanremo
Last win1997 Rally Monte Carlo
Last rally1998 Wales Rally GB

Fabrizia Pons (born 26 June 1955) is an Italian rally co-driver best known for her partnership with Michèle Mouton.

Biography[edit]

The pair won four rallies with the Rallye Sanremo in 1981 and a further three to finish second in the 1982 championship. Pons is one of two people to have achieved world championship points as a driver and co-driver, having finished ninth overall in the 1978 Sanremo Rally before switching to co-driving. Pons is a recipient of the Halda Trophy for 1982, the highest honor for a co-driver.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Pons has two children and is originally from Turin.[3]

WRC victories[edit]

Year Rally Driver Car
1. 1981 Italy Rallye Sanremo France Michèle Mouton Audi Quattro
2. 1982 Portugal Rally de Portugal France Michèle Mouton Audi Quattro
3. Greece Acropolis Rally France Michèle Mouton Audi Quattro
4. Brazil Rally of Brazil France Michèle Mouton Audi Quattro
5. 1997 Monaco Monte Carlo Rally Italy Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza WRC

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pons has started 67 events as a co-driver and three as a driver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fabrizia Pons – Art Vatanen Rally". Ari Vatanen Rally.
  2. ^ "Race4Change: Rallying for the Economic Empowerment of Women". Race4Change. Archived from the original on 2017-09-30. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
  3. ^ "Fabrizia Pons". Archived from the original on 2007-11-14.

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