Pontus Tidemand

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Pontus Tidemand
Pontus Tidemand 2015-03-10 001.jpg
Tidemand in 2015
Personal information
NationalitySweden Swedish
Born (1990-12-10) 10 December 1990 (age 28)
Charlottenberg, Värmland, Sweden
World Rally Championship record
Active years2012–present
TeamsŠkoda, M-Sport
Rallies47
Championships0
Rally wins0
Podiums0
Stage wins1
Total points38
First rally2012 Rally Sweden
Last rally2019 Monte Carlo Rally
FIA World Rallycross Championship
Years active2014
Former teamsEKS RX
Starts7
Wins0
Podiums0
Best finish8th in 2014
FIA European Rallycross Championship
Years active20132014
Former teamsEKS RX
Volkswagen Dealer Team KMS
Starts5
Wins0
Podiums1
Best finish3rd in 2014 (Supercar)
Tidemand at 2012 Rally Finland
Tidemand at the 2014 World RX of Finland

Pontus Johan Tidemand (born 10 December 1990) is a Swedish rally and former rallycross driver. He is the 2017 WRC-2 champion. A previous Škoda Motorsport driver, he will drive a programme for M-Sport in 2019.[1]

Career[edit]

He made his World Rally Championship début in 2012, competing in the WRC Academy. He finished third in the WRC Academy championship behind winner Elfyn Evans and José Antonio Suárez. He also competed that years Rally Sweden in the Super 2000 World Rally Championship, finishing third in the SWRC class. He made his World Rally Car début at the 2013 Rally Sweden in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC.

For 2014 he switched to rallycross, joining Mattias Ekström's new EKS RX team to drive an Audi S1 in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship.[2]

Racing record[edit]

WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 WDC Points
2012 Pontus Tidemand Škoda Fabia S2000 MON SWE
18
MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN GER GBR FRA ITA ESP NC 0
2013 Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE
Ret
MEX POR ARG GRE ITA FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR NC 0
2014 Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE
8
MEX 19th 6
Ford Fiesta R5 POR
11
ARG ITA POL FIN GER
9
AUS FRA
23
ESP GBR
2015 Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
17
MEX ARG 24th 4
Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 POR
13
ITA POL
13
FIN
9
GER AUS FRA
Ret
ESP
9
GBR
WD
2016 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE
11
MEX ARG POR
9
ITA POL
20
FIN
Ret
CHN
C
FRA ESP
9
AUS 17th 8
Škoda Motorsport II GER
8
GBR
13
2017 Škoda Motorsport II Škoda Fabia R5 MON
11
POL
13
18th 4
Škoda Motorsport SWE
9
MEX
10
FRA ARG
10
POR
11
ITA FIN GER
12
ESP GBR
11
AUS
2018 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE
12
MEX
7
FRA ARG
10
POR
8
ITA FIN GER ESP AUS 16th 12
Škoda Motorsport II TUR
Ret
GBR
10
2019 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC MON
20
SWE
8
MEX FRA ARG CHL POR ITA FIN GER TUR GBR ESP AUS 11th* 4*

* Season still in progress.

SWRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 SWRC Points
2012 Pontus Tidemand Škoda Fabia S2000 MON SWE
3
POR NZL FIN GBR FRA ESP 8th 15

WRC Academy/JWRC Results[edit]

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos. Points
2012 Pontus Tidemand POR
3 1
GRE
Ret 1
FIN
2 6
GER
6
FRA
6 2
ESP
2 7
3rd 84
2013 Pontus Tidemand POR
1 5
GRE
2 8
FIN
3 6
GER
1 3
FRA
1 1
ESP
Ret 1
1st 132

WRC-2 Results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 WRC-2 Points
2014 Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE MEX POR
3
ARG ITA POL FIN GER
1
AUS FRA
4
ESP GBR 7th 52
2015 Pontus Tidemand Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
5
MEX ARG 4th 86
Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 POR
3
ITA POL
2
FIN
2
GER AUS FRA
Ret
ESP
1
GBR
WD
2016 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE
2
MEX ARG POR
1
ITA POL
7
FIN
Ret
GER CHN
C
FRA ESP
2
AUS 5th 85
Škoda Motorsport II GBR
2
2017 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE
1
MEX
1
FRA ARG
1
POR
1
ITA FIN GER
3
ESP GBR
1
AUS 1st 143
Škoda Motorsport II POL
2
2018 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE
2
MEX
1
FRA ARG
1
POR
1
ITA FIN GER ESP AUS 2nd 111
Škoda Motorsport II TUR
Ret
GBR
2

* Season still in progress.

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship results[edit]

Supercar[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ERX Points
2013 Volkswagen Dealer Team KMS Volkswagen Scirocco GBR POR FRA NOR SWE
26
BEL NED AUT POL 45th 0
2014 EKS RX Audi S1 GBR
NOR
6
BEL
2
GER
4
ITA
6
3rd 50

Complete FIA World Rallycross Championship results[edit]

Supercar[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 WRX Points
2014 EKS RX Audi S1 POR
GBR
NOR
13
FIN
13
SWE
10
BEL
5
CAN
FRA
5
GER
4
ITA
13
TUR
ARG
8th 84

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tidemand gets two WRC rounds with M-Sport". motorsport.com. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  2. ^ Ridge, Hal (5 June 2014). "Audi DTM star Mattias Ekstrom's World Rallycross team in Hell debut". autosport.com. Retrieved 28 June 2014.

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