Jérôme Grosset-Janin

Jérôme Grosset-Janin (born 19 June 1984) is a French rallycross driver from Sallanches, Haute-Savoie.

Jérôme Grosset-Janin
Jérôme Grosset-Janin Victory.jpg
Grosset-Janin victory at 2019 TitansRX Estering, Germany
Nationality French
Born (1984-06-19) 19 June 1984 (age 36)
Sallanches, France
Rallycross career
Debut season2019
FIA World Rallycross Championship
Car number74
Former teamsAlbatec Racing & GC Kompetition
Starts13
Wins0
Podiums1
Best finish3rd in 2018

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Years active20122019
Former teamsAlbatec Racing
Jérôme Grosset-Janin
Starts23
Wins1
Podiums4
Best finish2nd in 2015, 2016

BiographyEdit

Grosset-Janin began his motorsport career in ice racing in 2003, and competed in the 2005 Andros Trophy, where he secured 14 podiums from 14 races. The following year, at age 22, he switched to rallying in the French Asphalt Rally Championship, finishing third to become the youngest driver to win a rally and reach the podium.

In 2009, Grosset-Janin returned to rallycross, finishing third in the French Rallycross Championship in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, he finished runner-up and in 2013 he was crowned French Rallycross Champion. In 2014, he piloted a Clio in the British round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship and finished sixth overall in the heats.[1] In 2015, he raced a full-time campaign in the European Rallycross Championship with Albatec Racing, winning in Belgium on his way to second in the championship behind Tommy Rustad.

Grosset-Janin raced in the World Rallycross Championship for GC Kompetition behind the wheel of a Renault Megane RX. He took his first podium in Sweden 2018.

For the 2019 season, Grosset-Janin entered the TitansRX championship at the wheel of the single-design PanteraRX6 Supercar. He took first place in 2019 TitansRX in Estering, Germany.

This past year, Grosset-Janin has been working alongside Mercedes Benz Etoile Mont Blanc as an ambassador.

Racing recordEdit

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship resultsEdit

Division 1Edit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

10

ERX Points
2005 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Citroën Xsara T16 4x4 FRA
14
POR
AUT
CZE
NOR
SWE
BEL
NED
POL
GER
40th 3
2010 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Citroën C4 T16 4x4 POR
FRA
8
GBR
HUN
SWE
FIN
BEL
GER
POL
CZE
27th 9

SupercarEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ERX Points
2012 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Renault Clio GBR
FRA
6
AUT
HUN
NOR
SWE
BEL
5
NED
FIN
GER
18th 23
2013 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Renault Clio GBR
POR
HUN
FIN
NOR
SWE
FRA
17
AUT
GER
45th 0
2014 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Renault Clio GBR
2
NOR
15
BEL
9
GER
9
ITA
21
7th 33
2015 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 BEL
1
GER
2
NOR
4
BAR
5
ITA
5
2nd 117
2016 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 BEL
2
NOR
5
SWE
9
BAR
4
LAT
4
2nd 105
2017 Hervé "Knapick" Lemonnier Citroën DS3 BAR
11
NOR
8
SWE
18
FRA
10
LAT
7
9th 45

Complete FIA World Rallycross Championship resultsEdit

SupercarEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 WRX Points
2014 Jérôme Grosset-Janin Renault Clio POR
GBR
8
NOR
24
FIN
SWE
BEL
17
CAN
FRA
7
GER
ITA
31
TUR
ARG
17th 27
2015 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 POR
HOC
BEL
GBR
GER
SWE
CAN
NOR
FRA
14
BAR
TUR
ITA
ARG
29th 3
2018 GC Kompetition Renault Mégane RS BAR
11
POR
14
BEL
14
GBR
10
NOR
14
SWE
3
CAN
12
FRA
LAT
USA
GER
RSA
11th 47

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Jérôme Grosset-Janin". Albatec Racing. Retrieved 23 October 2015.

External linksEdit