Hakan Dinç

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Hakan Dinç (born 1963) is a Turkish racing driver. He made his first amateur race in 1986, and won the Hittite Rally in 1987.[1]

He trained with the Jim Russell Racing Driver School in 1993, and earned an instructor's license.[1] One year after, he established the Safari Racing School.[1] In 1994, Dinç competed in the fledgling Turkish Formula Three Championship.[2]

Hakan Dinç won the Group N class of the Turkish Rally Championship in 2004,[3] a year in which he also made his debut in the World Rally Championship, when he entered the Rally of Turkey;[4] in this event, he won the Group N4 category.[5] The following year, he switched to a Skoda Octavia WRC for both the Turkish Rally Championship and the Rally of Turkey,[3] but mechanical issues forced him out of the latter event on the fourth stage.[6] In 2006, Dinç competed in the Rally of Turkey for the third time, which was part of the World Rally Championship, in a Group N Subaru Impreza;[7] he finished fourth in class.[8] In 2007, he transferred to Ford Rallye Sport Turkey Team, driving a Ford Focus WRC.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Racing Team". Safari Motorsport. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Şansal, Tolga (9 April 2004). "Türkiye'nin Formula 3 Hikayesi". NTV-MSNBC. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Hakan Dinç'e Skoda WRC Yakisti". Motospor.com. 9 April 2005. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hakan Dinc – profile". eWRC-Results.com. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rally of Turkey 2004 – Group N4". eWRC-Results.com. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Rally of Turkey 2005 – Halkan Dinc". eWRC-Results.com. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Kazaz set for home event.". Crash.Net. 10 October 2006. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Rally of Turkey 2006 – Group N4". eWRC-Results.com. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Öne Çıkan Haberler". Samanyolu Haber. 7 April 2007. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 

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