WORLD RALLY CHAMPION 2019

29.04.2018
FIRST RALLY WIN IN THE YARIS WRC

FIRST RALLY WIN IN THE YARIS WRC

FIRST RALLY WIN IN THE NEW TEAM
Car: TOYOTA YARIS WRC
Co-driver: Martin Järveoja
Ott Tänak secured his maiden victory with Toyota already on the 5th round of the 2018 World Rally Championship – Rally Argentina 2018.
18.10.2017
TÄNAK JOINS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TÄNAK JOINS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TÄNAK JOINS WITH TOYOTA
Car: TOYOTA YARIS WRC
Co-driver: Martin Järveoja

The Japanese manufacturer confirmed that Tänak joins Jari-Matti Latvala and Esapekka Lappi in the Finnish-based team for all 13 rounds in 2018 season.

08.06.2017
FIRST WRC VICTORY

FIRST WRC VICTORY

FIRST WRC RALLY WIN
Car: Ford Fiesta WRC
Co-driver: Martin Järveoja

In 2017 he replaced his co-driver: sitting next to Tänak is Martin Järveoja, with whom he won the N4 class Estonian Championship in 2013 Tänak and Järveoja earned their first WRC victory at the Rally Italia Sardegna in 2017.

09.02.2012
FIRST WRC STAGE WIN

FIRST WRC STAGE WIN

FIRST WRC STAGE WIN
Car: Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Co-driver: Kuldar Sikk

Ott took his first World Rally Championship Stage win on the SS14 Hagfors Sprint 1 (1.87 km) of Rally Sweden 2012.

03.03.2011
FIRST WRC POINTS

FIRST WRC POINTS

SCORING FIRST WRC POINTS IN MEXICO
Car: Ford Fiesta S2000
Co-driver: Kuldar Sikk

In 2011, Tänak drove 7 rallies with a Ford Fiesta S2000, prepared by MM-Motosport team under Markko Märtin’s instructions. He made a five-year contract with Ford. Tänak scored his first WRC points in the 2011 Rally Mexico, and finished 3rd in SWRC.

18.09.2009
PIRELLI STAR DRIVER SHOOT-OUT

PIRELLI STAR DRIVER SHOOT-OUT

PIRELLI STAR DRIVER SHOOT-OUT EUROPE
Car: Subaru Impreza STi N14
Co-driver: Kristo Kraag

At the end of the year he participated in the final of the Pirelli Star Driver Shoot-Out Europe, where he earned a spot as a Pirelli Star Driver on the World Rally Championship 2010 PWRC-class team.

02.04.2009
DEBUT IN THE WRC

DEBUT IN THE WRC

RALLY DE PORTUGAL 2009
Car: Subaru Impreza STi N14
Co-driver: Kristo Kraag

He made his World Rally Championship debut along with Kristo Kraag at the 2009 Rally de Portugal.

09.02.2008
OTT JOINED WITH MARKKO MÄRTIN’S TEAM

OTT JOINED WITH MARKKO MÄRTIN’S TEAM

TALLINNA RALLI 2008
Car: Subaru Impreza STi N14 (506 BBH)
Co-driver: Raigo Mõlder

The start of his career was bumpy, but in 2008 Tänak joined Markko Märtin’s team and in two consecutive years took home the Estonian Championship in class N4.

22.07.2001
FIRST RALLY

FIRST RALLY

SAAREMAA RALLY SPRINT
Car: Volkswagen Scirocco
Co-driver: Tõnu Kurvet

Ott Tänak took his fist steps in the world of rally racing in 2001 and 2002, participating in national sprints and national rallies. The young man, who hails from Kärla, Saaremaa, wanted to become a rally driver like his father. His first co-driver during the Estonian Championship Stage (Southern Estonia Winter Rally 2004) was Tõnu Kurvet, who also navigated for Ott’s father.