Eric Camilli (born 6 September 1987) is a French rally driver.[1] He has competed in the World Rally Championship since 2014. After starting out in the lower levels, he made his debut in the top level in 2016 while driving for M-Sport in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC.

Eric Camilli
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Camilli in 2017
Personal information
NationalityFrance French
Born (1987-09-06) September 6, 1987 (age 32)
Nice, France
World Rally Championship record
Active years2014 – present
TeamsM-Sport World Rally Team, Volkswagen Motorsport
Rallies42
Championships0
Rally wins0
Podiums0
Stage wins1
Total points34
First rally2014 Rallye Deutschland

Rally careerEdit

Camilli signed for Malcolm Wilson's M-Sport ahead of the 2016 season, after a season in WRC-2.[2] His best result of the season was fifth place which he achieved at the 2016 Rally de Portugal. He finished the season in eleventh place with 28 points.

 
Camilli at the 2015 Monte Carlo Rally.
 
Camilli at the 2016 Rally Portugal.

After M-Sport signed fellow frenchman and reigning champion Sébastien Ogier at the end of 2016 to tackle the 2017 season, Camilli was demoted to drive in WRC-2 with M-Sport for the year.[3] He won the WRC-2 class in Germany and finished the campaign in second place. Camilli was retained by M-Sport in the WRC-2 for 2018.

Camilli drove the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 on its debut in a one-off appearance with Volkswagen Motorsport at the 2018 Rally Catalunya.[4] He continued to run with the Polo as an independent in season 2019.

ResultsEdit

WRC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 WDC Points
2014 Rallye Jeunes FFSA Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN GER
Ret
AUS FRA
DSQ
ESP GBR - 0
2015 Team Oreca Ford Fiesta R5 MON
15
SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
16
POL FIN
52
GER
14
AUS FRA
16
ESP
Ret
GBR
12
- 0
2016 M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON
Ret
SWE
Ret
MEX
16
ARG
8
POR
5
ITA
6
POL
10
FIN
Ret
GER
50
CHN
C
FRA
8
ESP
19
GBR
10
AUS
Ret
11th 28
2017 M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON
12
SWE
14
MEX
11
FRA
28
ARG POR
21
ITA
9
POL
14
FIN
12
GER
10
ESP
16
GBR
12
AUS 19th 3
2018 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON
Ret
SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA FIN GER
Ret
TUR GBR
24
NC 0
Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 ESP
35
AUS
2019 Eric Camilli Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 MON SWE MEX FRA
Ret
ARG CHL POR ITA 26th 1
M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 Mk. II FIN
13
GER
15
TUR GBR
Eric Camilli Citroën C3 R5 ESP
10
AUS
C
2020 Eric Camilli Citroën C3 R5 MON
9
SWE MEX ARG POR ITA KEN FIN NZL TUR GER GBR JPN 9th* 2*

* Season still in progress.

WRC-2 resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2015 Team Oreca Ford Fiesta R5 MON
4
SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
8
POL FIN
11
GER
2
AUS FRA
3
ESP
Ret
GBR
2
10th 49
2017 M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 MON
4
SWE
4
MEX
2
FRA
8
ARG POR
7
ITA POL FIN GER
1
ESP GBR
2
AUS 2nd 91
2018 M-Sport Ford Ford Fiesta R5 MON
Ret
SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA FIN GER
Ret
TUR GBR
10
41st 1
Volkswagen Motorsport Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 ESP
17
AUS
2019 Eric Camilli Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 MON SWE MEX FRA
Ret
ARG CHL POR ITA FIN GER TUR GBR 22nd 25
Citroën C3 R5 ESP
1
AUS
C

* Season still in progress.

WRC-2 Pro resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 WDC Points
2019 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 Mk. II MON SWE MEX FRA ARG CHL POR ITA FIN
2
GER
2
TUR GBR ESP AUS
C
6th 36

* Season still in progress.

WRC-3 resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2014 Rallye Jeunes FFSA Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN GER
Ret
AUS FRA
EX
ESP GBR NC 0
2020 Eric Camilli Citroën C3 R5 MON
1
SWE MEX ARG POR ITA KEN FIN NZL TUR GER GBR JPN 1st* 25*

* Season still in progress.

JWRC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos. Points
2014 Rallye Jeunes FFSA Citroën DS3 R3T POR POL FIN GER
Ret
FRA
2
GBR 9th 18

ERC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Points
2014 Eric Camilli Peugeot 207 S2000 JÄN LIE ACR IRE AZO YPR EST CZE CYP VAL COR
4
27th 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eric Camilli". wrc.com. WRC. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Østberg and Camilli join M-Sport". wrc.com. WRC. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  3. ^ "M-Sport WRC2 campaigns for Eric Camilli and Teemu Suninen". autosport.com. Autosport. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Solberg joins VW line-up for debut of WRC2 Polo GTI R5 car in Spain". autosport.com. 20 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.

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