Sebastian Marshall

Sebastian Marshall (born 29 May 1988) is a British rally co-driver. He will partner Kris Meeke in 2019 World Rally Championship.[2]

Sebastian Marshall
Dubbla pallplatser i Rally Australia för Hyundai Motorsport 5-Seb Marshall.jpg
Sebastian Marshall in 2017
Personal information
Nationality Great Britain
Born (1988-05-29) 29 May 1988 (age 31)
Tunbridge Wells, England[1]
World Rally Championship record
Active years2008–present
TeamsHyundai Motorsport
Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
Rallies60
Championships0
Rally wins0
Podiums5
Stage wins34
First rally2008 Rallye Deutschland
Last rally2019 Rally Catalunya

Rally careerEdit

Sebastian Marshall began his rally career in 2005, co-driving for several drivers. In the 2008 Rallye Deutschland, he made his WRC debut, where he partnered Richard Moore in a Ford Fiesta ST.[2]

In January 2015, it was announced he would be co-driving for Kevin Abbring for Hyundai Motorsport in the World Rally Championship. While their main focus would be the development of the new Hyundai i20 WRC, Abbring and Marshall were also entered on selected WRC events later in the year.[3]

In the 2017 Rally de Portugal, he replaced Hayden Paddon's then veteran co-driver John Kennard, who was retired from professional career in the previous round.[4] Marshall scored his first podium in Poland, and later in Australia, the crew achieved their second podium finsh of the season.[5][6]

In 2018, the crew was confirmed by the South Korean team to drive the third Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC on some selected rallies.[7]

On 4 December 2018 Marshall was confirmed by Toyota for co-driving for Kris Meeke in 2019.[8]

ResultsEdit

WRC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 WDC Points
2008 Richard Moore Ford Fiesta ST MON SWE MEX ARG JOR ITA GRE TUR FIN GER
53
NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR NC 0
2010 Harry Hunt Motorsport Ford Fiesta R2 SWE
43
MEX JOR TUR
18
NZL POR
51
BUL
Ret
FIN
Ret
GER
Ret
JPN FRA
39
ESP
27
GBR
34
NC 0
2011 Molly Taylor Ford Fiesta R2 SWE MEX POR JOR ITA ARG GRE FIN
65
GER
Ret
AUS FRA
34
ESP GBR
35
NC 0
2012 Molly Taylor Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN
Ret
GER GBR
20
FRA ITA NC 0
Elfyn Evans Ford Fiesta R2 ESP
Ret
2013 Molly Taylor Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE ITA FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR
23
NC 0
2014 Molly Taylor Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL
45
FIN
35
GER AUS ESP GBR
32
NC 0
Peugeot Rally Academy Peugeot 208 T16 FRA
14
2015 Hyundai Motorsport N Hyundai i20 WRC MON SWE
11
MEX ARG POR ITA POL
15
FIN GER
11
AUS FRA
Ret
ESP GBR NC 0
2016 Hyundai Motorsport N Hyundai i20 WRC MON SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
15
POL FIN
9
GER CHN
C
ESP
7
AUS 16th 10
Hyundai i20 R5 FRA
Ret
GBR
Ret
2017 Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC MON SWE MEX FRA ARG POR
Ret
ITA
Ret
POL
2
FIN
Ret
GER
8
ESP GBR
8
AUS
3
12th 41
2018 Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC MON SWE
5
MEX FRA ARG POR
Ret
ITA
4
FIN
4
GER TUR
3
GBR
7
ESP AUS
2
7th 73
2019 Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota Yaris WRC MON
6
SWE
6
MEX
5
FRA
9
ARG
4
CHL
10
POR
Ret
ITA
8
FIN
Ret
GER
2
TUR
7
GBR
4
ESP
29
AUS
C
6th 98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Rally Championship Co-Driver | Co-Driver Profile - wrc.com". www.wrc.com. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  2. ^ a b "Sebastian Marshall". e-wrc.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Hyundai signs Kevin Abbring to part-time WRC deal for 2015". autosport.com. Motorsport Network. 13 January 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Kennard to miss Portugal". wrc.com. WRC Promoter GmbH. 8 May 2017. Archived from the original on 11 May 2017.
  5. ^ "74th Rally Poland Itinerary" (PDF). rajdpolski.pl. Rajd Polski. 15 May 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  6. ^ Howard, Tom (19 November 2017). "Neuville wins, Latvala crash hands Paddon podium". Speedcafe. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Hayden Paddon secures Hyundai WRC future". speedcafe.com. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  8. ^ Cozens, Jack (4 December 2018). "Toyota WRC team reveals Seb Marshall as Kris Meeke's co-driver". autosport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved 4 December 2018.

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