Roman Kresta

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Roman Kresta
Rally Bohemia 2011 - Kresta.jpg
Kresta at 2011 Rally Bohemia
Personal information
Nationality Czech Republic Czech
Born (1976-04-24) 24 April 1976 (age 39)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 2001–2005
Teams Peugeot, Skoda, Ford, Hyundai
Rallies 35
Championships 0
Rally wins 0
Podiums 0
Stage wins 4
Total points 30
First rally 2001 Acropolis Rally
Kresta at the 2005 Cyprus Rally.
Kresta at the 2005 Cyprus Rally.

Roman Kresta (born 24 April 1976 in the Czech Republic), is a professional rally driver. In 2005, he drove for Ford in the World Rally Championship. His co-driver was Jan Tomanek. The pair won the Czech national rally championship in 2000, prior to their début in the WRC.

Kresta's first World Rally was the 2001 Acropolis Rally, driving a Ford Focus WRC. He has also driven for the works Skoda team, and as a privateer with Hyundai and Peugeot. His performances in his sole season with the works Ford World Rally Team team in 2005 were not enough to prevent him from losing his seat to Mikko Hirvonen at the end of the season. However, he scored in 11 of 16 Rallies of the 2005 season points and his best results were a 5th Place in Corsica and Spain. He finished a career-best 8th in the 2005 Season and scored 29 Points (The half of Toni Gardemeister's Points (58)). After the 2005 season, Kresta worked for Ford as a test driver. His last rally as works driver was 2005 Rally Australia. He changed co-driver after 2005 season, his current co-driver is Petr Gross.

Roman Kresta returned to Czech national rally championship and became champion in 2008 and 2009. Since season 2009 Kresta was racing with Peugeot 207 S2000.

WRC 2010 saw Kresta's return to WRC. He participated with N4 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX at Rally Sweden and Rally Finland. At Rally Sweden Kresta retired after 12 special stages because of problems with fuel tank. And Kresta finished 23rd at Rally Finland. He also raced in IRC 2010, round 9, Barum Rally Zlín 2010 with Škoda Fabia S2000. Kresta retired at SS5 because of crash, currently holding 5th position overally. He is going to race in last round of IRC 2010, 2010 Cyprus Rally. He finished 6th there, as best driver of not S2000 car. He also participated at Golden Stage Rally at Cyprus.

Complete WRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pos Points
2001 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC MON SWE POR ESP ARG CYP GRC KEN
Ret
FIN NZL ITA
Ret
FRA AUS GBR
Ret
0
2002 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC MON
Ret
SWE FRA
14
ESP CYP
Ret
ARG GRC KEN
7
FIN GER ITA
12
NZL AUS GBR
15
0
2003 Bozian Racing Peugeot 206 WRC MON
10
SWE
14
TUR NZL ARG GRC
Ret
CYP GER
Ret
FIN AUS ITA
11
FRA ESP
13
GBR
8
21st 1
2004 Roman Kresta Hyundai Accent WRC MON
Ret
SWE MEX NZL CYP 0
Roman Kresta Ford Focus RS WRC 02 GRC
Ret
TUR ARG FIN
Škoda Motorsport Škoda Fabia WRC GER
Ret
JPN GBR ITA FRA ESP AUS
2005 BP Ford World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 04 MON
8
SWE
8
MEX
Ret
NZL
DNS
ITA
6
CYP
6
TUR
7
GRC
Ret
ARG
11
FIN
23
GER
6
GBR
6
JPN
7
FRA
5
ESP
5
AUS
6
8th 29
2010 Roman Kresta Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX SWE
Ret
MEX JOR TUR NZL POR BUL FIN
23
DEU JPN FRA ESP GBR 0

IRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos Points
2007 Czech Republic Tescoma Rally Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX KEN TUR BEL RUS POR CZE
4
ITA SWI CHI 17th 4
2008 Czech Republic Tescoma Rally Team Peugeot 207 S2000 TUR POR BEL RUS POR CZE
Ret
ESP ITA SWI CHI 0
2009 Czech Republic Tescoma Rally Team Peugeot 207 S2000 MON BRA KEN POR BEL RUS POR CZE
4
ESP ITA SCO 19th 5
2010 Czech Republic Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 MON BRA ARG CAN ITA BEL AZO MAD CZE
Ret
ITA SCO 29th 3
Czech Republic Roman Kresta Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX CYP
6
2011 Czech Republic Adell Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 MON CAN FRA UKR BEL AZO MAD CZE
8
HUN ITA SCO CYP 32nd 4
2012 Czech Republic Adell Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 AZO CAN IRL COR ITA YPR SMR ROM ZLI
2
YAL SLI SAN CYP 20th 8

Czech Rally Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 MMČR Points
1994 Roman Kresta Škoda Favorit 136L ŠUM ÚSL KRU MAG VYS JEŠ BOH AGR BAR OTA VAL PŘÍ HOR
13
- 0
1995 Donner Team Škoda Favorit 136L ŠUM MAG
Ret
ÚSL KRU
Ret
VAL
12
BOH AGR BAR
Ret
PŘÍ
Ret
HOR
7
33rd 32
1996 AK Barum Škoda Favorit 136L ŠUM SEV ÚSL KRU VAL
Ret
BOH VYŠ AGR BAR
11
PŘÍ HOR 3ST 39th 40
1997 Czech National Team Škoda Felicia ŠUM SEV ÚSL KRU VYŠ BOH BAR
15
AGR VAL PŘÍ
15
HOR 3ST 41st 42
1998 AK KTS Racing Škoda Felicia ŠUM
Ret
SEV
9
ÚSL
11
KRU
15
BOH BAR
22
AGR VAL
14
HOR PŘÍ 3ST 26th 110
Czech National Team MAG
13
1999 Ládík Sport Team Škoda Felicia Kit Car ŠUM
9
LIB
Ret
ÚSL
Ret
KRU
8
VYŠ
Ret
BOH
6
BAR
9
AGR
7
VAL
6
HOR PŘÍ 8th 272
2000 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC ŠUM
Ret
LIB
Ret
KRU
1
BOH
1
BAR
1
PŘÍ
3
1st 282
2001 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC ŠUM
1
VAL
1
KRU
Ret
BOH
1
BAR
1
PŘÍ TŘE 1st 220
2002 Škoda Motorsport Škoda Octavia WRC ŠUM VAL KRU BOH
1
BAR
Ret
PŘÍ TŘE 11th 120
2003 Team Síť Peugeot Peugeot 206 WRC ŠUM
1
VAL
Ret
KRU
Ret
BOH
1
BAR
Ret
PŘÍ TŘE 7th 60
2004 Styllex Tuning Prosport Subaru Impreza WRC 2003 JÄN ŠUM
Ret
TAT
1
KRU
1
3rd 103
Ford Focus RS WRC 02 BOH
2
BAR
3
PŘÍ TŘE
2006 Tescoma Rally Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX JÄN ŠUM TAT KRU BOH BAR
1
TŘE PŘÍ - (30)
2007 Mogul Rally Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX JÄN ŠUM
Ret
KRU
1
BOH
1
HOR 3rd 103
Tescoma Rally Team BAR
4
PŘÍ
2008 Mogul Racing Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX JÄN VAL
1
ŠUM
1
KRU
1
HUS
2
TŘE
2
BOH
1
1st 270
Tescoma Rally Team Peugeot 207 S2000 BAR
Ret
PŘÍ
2009 Mogul Racing Team Peugeot 207 S2000 VAL
1
ŠUM
2
KRU
1
HUS
1
PŘÍ
Ret
BOH
9
1st 209
Tescoma Rally Team BAR
3
2010 Mogul Rally Team Peugeot 207 S2000 VAL
Ret
ŠUM
2
KRU
1
HUS
3
BOH
2
4th 142
Škoda Fabia S2000 BAR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX PŘÍ
Ret
2011 Adell Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 VAL
2
ŠUM
-
KRU
1
HUS
2
BOH
Ret
BAR
2
PŘÍ
1
1st 217
2012 Adell Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 JÄN VAL
2
ŠUM
2
KRU
2
HUS
2
BOH
Ret
BAR
1
PŘÍ
Ret
2nd 194
2013 Adell Mogul Racing Team Škoda Fabia S2000 JÄN ŠUM KRU
2
HUS BOH
3
BAR PŘÍ 8th* 60*

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