Sverre Isachsen

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Sverre Isachsen
ERX 2009 Hungary 001.jpg
Isachsen (left) in 2009
Nationality  Norwegian
Born (1970-11-11) November 11, 1970 (age 46)
Global Rallycross career
Debut season 2012
Current team Subaru Rally Team USA
Car no. 11
Starts 38
Wins 1
Podiums 5
Best finish 5th in 2014
Finished last season 11th
FIA European Rallycross Championship
Years active 20022011
Starts 95
Wins 23
Podiums 40
Best finish 1st in 2009, 2010 (Division 1), 2011 (Supercar)

Sverre Isachsen (born November 11, 1970) is a Norwegian rallycross driver.

Isachsen started with motorsports in 1989, and became Norwegian Rallycross Champion in 1999 and 2000. In 2009, 2010 and 2011 he became the European Rallycross Champion with a Ford Focus. He was also awarded the "Driver of the Year" title by the Norwegian Autosport Federation in 2010 and 2011.[1]

In 2012 Isachen signed a three-year deal to drive the Global RallyCross Championship for Subaru Puma Rallycross Team, together with Dave Mirra and Bucky Lasek.[2] He drives a 2012 Subaru Impreza GR in the championship.[1] His exploits in the Global RallyCross Championship have earned him the nickname of “The Viking Warrior” in the U.S.[3]

Isachen lives in Hokksund, Norway.[1]

Racing record[edit]

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Sverre Isachsen and his Ford Focus Mk1 T16 4x4 pictured in 2004
Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ERX Points
2002 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus RS WRC POR
FRA
AUT
CZE
SWE
6
BEL
10
NED
5
NOR
9
POL
GER
2
8th 55
2003 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4 POR
11
FRA
AUT
4
CZE
3
SWE
9
BEL
9
NED
9
NOR
3
POL
GER
11
8th 79
2004 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4 POR
4
FRA
5
CZE
11
AUT
(NC)
NOR
10
SWE
1
BEL
5
NED
6
POL
(15)
GER
5
7th 93
2005 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4 FRA
2
POR
4
AUT
3
CZE
(8)
NOR
1
SWE
(14)
BEL
8
NED
1
POL
7
GER
1
3rd 124
2006 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4 POR
15
FRA
(16)
CZE
1
AUT
5
SWE
1
HUN
1
BEL
9
NED
(10)
NOR
9
POL
2
GER
1
4th 127
2007 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4 POR
(6)
FRA
5
HUN
3
AUT
5
SWE
2
NOR
4
BEL
2
NED
2
POL
9
CZE
(NC)
4th 111
2008 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 4x4 POR
4
FRA
8
HUN
6
AUT
6
NOR
3
SWE
(NC)
BEL
1
NED
6
CZE
4
POL
1
GER
(10)
4th 123
2009 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 4x4 GBR
2
POR
2
FRA
2
HUN
2
AUT
(6)
SWE
(NC)
BEL
1
GER
1
POL
4
CZE
1
1st 141
2010 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 4x4 POR
(2)
FRA
2
GBR
1
HUN
1
SWE
1
FIN
(5)
BEL
5
GER
1
POL
5
CZE
1
1st 141

Supercar[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ERX Points
2011 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus Mk2 T16 4x4 GBR
1
POR
7
FRA
(12)
NOR
2
SWE
4
BEL
(13)
NED
1
AUT
1
POL
1
CZE
1
1st 140

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 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza GR WRX STI POR
GBR
NOR
FIN
SWE
BEL
CAN
13
FRA
GER
ITA
TUR
ARG
43rd 7

Complete Global RallyCross Championship results[edit]

Supercar[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 GRC Points
2012 Subaru Puma Rallycross Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI CHA
12
TEX
10
LA
10
LOU
13
LV
3
LVC
12
9th 40
2013 Subaru Puma Rallycross Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI BRA
MUN1
17
MUN2
8
LOU
6
BRI
4
IRW
3
ATL
3
CHA
8
LV
5
7th 86
2014 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI BAR
6
AUS
15
DC
10
NY
8
CHA
2
DAY
5
LA1
10
LA2
4
SEA
1
LV
5
5th 280
2015 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI FTA
9
DAY1
10
DAY2
11
MCAS
6
DET1
12
DET2
12
DC
LA1
4
LA2
13
BAR1
7
BAR2
12
LV
14
11th 136
2016 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI PHO1 PHO2 DAL DAY1 DAY2 MCAS1
11
MCAS2dagger DC
11
AC
9
SEA
LA1
LA2
17th 19

daggerRace cancelled.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sverre Isachsen". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Sutton, Ryan (May 3, 2012). "Isachsen joins Subaru/PUMA team". ERC24. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sverre Isachsen". ERC24. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Kenneth Hansen
European Rallycross Division 1 Champion
2009-2010
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
None
European Rallycross Supercar Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Timur Timerzyanov