Mattias Ekström - Driver Profile

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Mattias Ekström Career Summary

Mattias Ekström

Mattias Ekström will make his factory WRC debut in Sweden 2005 when he joins the Škoda Motorsport World Rally Team for the first time. The current German Touring Car (DTM) Champion has been released by Audi Sport, one of Škoda Motorsport’s partners within the VW Group, to take part in this event.

Mattias has shown himself to be a forceful competitor. On the race track, taking second place and the Rookie of the Year title on his Swedish Touring Car Championship debut in 1997 before winning the series two years later with an Audi A4 Quattro. He progressed to the 2001 DTM series with an Audi TT-R and over the next four years finished eighth, third, fourth and first respectively.

Mattias has also found time to try his hand at rallying thanks to the encouragement of his girlfriend, co-driver Tina Thorner. In 2004 he won Group N on both the Swedish and Catalunya rallies.

Marital status: Single
Lives: Krylbo (Sweden)
Hobbies: Jetski, quadbikes, Moss (Jack Russell terrier)
Co-driver: Stefan Bergman
First racing car: Renault 5 (1994)
WRC debut: Swedish Rally 1999, Mitsubishi Lancer (30)
WRC wins: 0

Mattias Ekström Career Statistics

  • Country: Sweden Sweden
  • Driver/Co-Driver: Driver
  • Birth Date: 14-Jul-78
  • First Rally: 1999 Swedish Rally, with Tina Thorner.
  • WRC Events: 1999 - 2005

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Rally Honour Roll

Year Class Place Driver
2004 WRC Group N 99th. Mattias. Ekström (0pts)

Season Summary | Season Points | Events Calendar

2000 WRC Group N 66th. Mattias. Ekström (2pts)

Season Summary | Season Points | Events Calendar

Career Results :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego
11th. 2006 WRC Rallye Deutschland J. Andersson #11 Skoda Fabia (1)  [UNKNOWN]
10th. 2005 WRC Swedish Rally S. Bergman #11 Skoda Fabia (1)  [UNKNOWN]
12th. 2004 WRC Swedish Rally S. Bergman #70 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia) EvoVII [UNKNOWN]
24th. 2004 WRC Rallye Catalunya S. Bergman #72 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia)  [UNKNOWN]
23rd. 2003 WRC Swedish Rally S. Bergman #112 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia) EvoVII [UNKNOWN]
21st. 2000 WRC Swedish Rally S. Bergman #42 Mitsubishi Lancer (Carisma) EvoIV [UNKNOWN]
30th. 1999 WRC Swedish Rally T. Thörner #63 Mitsubishi Lancer (Carisma) EvoIV [UNKNOWN]

Career Retirements :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego Reason
Ret. 2006 WRC Swedish Rally S. Bergman #12 Skoda Fabia (1)  [UNKNOWN] SS14 crash

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