Gus Greensmith

Fergus "Gus" Greensmith (born 26 December 1996) is a British rally driver. A former youth goalkeeper for Manchester City F.C. and karter before moving up into the ranks of rally driving, he was the youngest of 11 drivers in the Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy in 2015.

Gus Greensmith
Gus Greensmith at Basse Correo Stage, Rallye Monte-Carlo 2019.jpg
Gus Greensmith at the 2019 Rallye Monte Carlo.
Personal information
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Born (1996-12-26) December 26, 1996 (age 23)
Manchester, England
World Rally Championship record
Active years2014–present
TeamsM-Sport
Rallies42
Championships0
Rally wins0
Podiums0
Stage wins0
Total points13
First rally2014 Wales Rally GB
Last updated on: 15.3.2020.

As a karter who went to school in Manchester he appeared in the CIK-FIA U18 World Karting Championship in 2012, racing alongside the likes of Charles Leclerc, Ben Barnicoat and Joey Mawson.

In 2014, he won the British Junior Rally Championship.

In 2015, he appeared at Rally GB again, this time paired with Alex Gelsomino, the co-driver for Ken Block.[1]

In the 2018 Rally Mexico, Gus Greensmith finished 9th and scored World Rally Championship points for the first time.

MediaEdit

In 2015, he teamed up with Idris Elba in a documentary series that Elba was filming for Discovery TV and drove him in a Ford Fiesta.[2]

Career resultsEdit

WRC resultsEdit

 
Greensmith driving a Ford Fiesta R2T at 2015 Rally Poland.
Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2014 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2 MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR
42
NC 0
2015 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2T MON SWE MEX ARG POR
36
ITA POL
40
FIN
Ret
GER
Ret
AUS FRA ESP
57
GBR
55
NC 0
2016 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2 MON SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA POL
35
FIN
Ret
GER
63
CHN
C
FRA ESP
24
NC 0
M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 GBR
34
AUS
2017 MSRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE
16
MEX FRA ARG POR
20
ITA POL
22
FIN
32
GER
Ret
ESP
45
GBR
17
AUS NC 0
2018 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2T MON
Ret
SWE 23rd 2
MSRT Ford Fiesta R5 MEX
9
FRA
13
ARG
12
POR
18
ITA FIN
13
GER
Ret
TUR
Ret
GBR
11
ESP AUS
2019 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON
7
SWE
19
MEX FRA ARG
15
CHL
12
ITA
42
15th 9
Ford Fiesta WRC POR
Ret
FIN
Ret
GER
9
Ford Fiesta R5 Mk. II TUR
10
GBR
33
ESP
15
AUS
C
2020 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC MON
63
SWE MEX
9
ARG POR ITA KEN FIN NZL TUR GER GBR JPN 14th* 2*

* Season still in progress.

Drive DMACK Cup resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 Pos. Points
2015 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2T POR
4
POL
4
FIN
Ret
GER
Ret
ESP
7
6th 48
2016 Gus Greensmith Ford Fiesta R2T POR
Ret
POL
4
FIN
Ret
GER
6
ESP
2
4th 52

WRC-2 resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos Points
2016 M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE MEX ARG POR ITA POL FIN GER CHN
C
FRA ESP GBR
12
AUS NC 0
2017 MSRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE
5
MEX FRA ARG POR
6
ITA POL
7
FIN
8
GER
Ret
ESP
13
GBR
6
AUS 11th 36
2018 MSRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE MEX
2
FRA ARG
2
POR
8
ITA FIN
3
GER
Ret
TUR
Ret
GBR
3
ESP AUS 4th 70

WRC-2 Pro resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2019 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON
1
SWE
3
MEX FRA ARG
2
CHL
3
POR ITA
4
3rd 137
Ford Fiesta R5 Mk. II FIN
WD
GER TUR
1
GBR
3
ESP
4
AUS
C

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