Hołowczyc in 2007.
4 June 1962 |
|World Rally Championship record|
|Active years||1996–2000, 2003, 2009, 2014-2015|
|Teams||Stomil Olsztyn Mobil 1, Turning Point, Stobart Ford|
|First rally||1996 Swedish Rally|
Krzysztof Hołowczyc (pronounced [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf xɔˈwɔft͡ʂɨt͡s]; born 4 June 1962 in Olsztyn, Poland) is a Polish rally driver. He won the Polish Rally Championship in 1995, 1996 and 1999 and the European Rally Championship in 1997. He was also member of European Parliament (2007–2009) from Civic Platform list.
In the World Rally Championship, Hołowczyc was active in the late 1990s, usually competing in a Subaru Impreza WRC. His seventh place at the 1998 Rally Argentina marked the best-ever result for a Polish driver in the series.
After the Rally Poland returned to the WRC calendar for the 2009 season, Hołowczyc signed to make a one-off return in a Ford Focus WRC run by Stobart M-Sport Ford. He finished sixth in the 2009 Rally Poland and scored Poland's second WRC points ever.
Hołowczyc took part in the Dakar Rally and finished 60th (2005), 6th (2009), 5th (2011), 10th (2012), 6th (2014) and 3rd (2015). He also took part but did not finish the Rally due to car failure in 2006, 2010 and due to crash in 2007 and 2013.
Also, he won the Baja Poland in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015, and the Silk Way Rally in 2011.
Complete WRC results
Complete PWRC results
|2003||Krzysztof Hołowczyc||Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII||SWE
Complete Dakar Rally results
|2008||Event cancelled – replaced by Central Europe Rally|
Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship results
|2016||Lotto Team||Ford Fiesta||BEL
For his sport achievements, he has received:
|European Rally Champion