Juan Pablo Raies
|Born||November 20, 1970|
|World Rally Championship record|
|Active years||1992–1993, 1996, 1998, 2001–2002, 2005–2007|
|First rally||1992 Rally Argentina|
|Last rally||2007 Rally Argentina|
Juan Pablo Raies is an Argentine rally race car driver.
Raies made his World Rally Championship debut on his home event in 1992, aboard a Renault 18 GTX. He returned to participate in the same event intermittently over the course of the following decade, which culminated in tenth and eighth-placed finishes respectively in the Group N production car-based category on the 2001 and 2002 running of these events, both with the then dominant choice in the formula, of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. He piloted a World Rally Car for the first time, in his instance a Subaru Impreza, in the 2005 Rally Argentina. In the same year, he became South American Rally Champion.
Raies was given a one-off chance with the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford team on the Cyprus Rally during the 2006 season, retiring on special stage five due to an electrical problem with his Ford Focus RS WRC.
He was a driver for Munchi's Ford World Rally Team in the 2007 World Rally Championship season, as team-mate to the more established Luís Pérez Companc, brother of Raies' co-driver, Jorge Pérez Companc. Raies was excluded on his first outing with the team on the Rally Sweden, although he did still manage to achieve two twelfth-placed finishes later in the year, on the Rally Norway and Argentine events.
- Pereyra, Angela. "El Rally del Atlántico llevó el vértigo al Este". Diario El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 March 2011.