Teemu Suninen (born February 1, 1994) is a Finnish rally driver.[1] Suninen is currently driving for Malcolm Wilson's M-Sport WRT in WRC. His manager is Timo Jouhki.

Teemu Suninen
Teemu Suninen - 2018 Rally de Portugal - podium.jpg
Teemu Suninen in the 2018 Rally de Portugal
Personal information
NationalityFinland Finnish
Born (1994-02-01) February 1, 1994 (age 25)
Tuusula, Finland
World Rally Championship record
Active years2014–Present
Co-driverFinland Jarmo Lehtinen
TeamsOreca, M-Sport
Rallies53
Championships0
Rally wins0
Podiums2
Stage wins13
Total points180
First rally2014 Rally Finland
FIA European Rallycross Championship
Years active2012
Car number83
Former teamsSET Promotion
Starts5
Wins1
Podiums3
Best finish8th in 2012 (Super1600)

Rally careerEdit

Suninen won the WRC-3 class in the 2014 Rally Finland and 2015 Rally Italia Sardegna driving a Citroën DS3 R3T, and won the WRC-2 class in the 2015 Wales Rally GB driving a Škoda Fabia S2000.

The Finn competed full-time at the 2016 World Rally Championship-2 with a Škoda Fabia R5. He won at Mexico with TGS Worldwide, and at Italy and Poland with Oreca, finishing third in the drivers' championship behind Esapekka Lappi and Elfyn Evans.

For the 2017 World Rally Championship-2, he joined M-Sport to drive a Ford Fiesta R5. He scored a win at Spain and three runner-up finishes, ranking third in points behind Pontus Tidemand and Eric Camilli.

Suninen will do a double program with M-Sport in 2018, entering some races with a Ford Fiesta WRC and the rest with a Ford Fiesta R5.

Racing recordEdit

WRC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2014 AKK Sports Team Finland Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN
17
GER AUS FRA ESP GBR NC 0
2015 Team Oreca Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
34
FIN
54
NC 0
TGS Worldwide Škoda Fabia S2000 POL
19
GBR
11
Team Oreca Ford Fiesta R5 GER
19
AUS FRA
18
ESP
37
2016 Team Oreca Škoda Fabia R5 MON
12
SWE
10
ARG POR
46
ITA
8
POL
11
FIN
10
GER
56
CHN
C
FRA
15
ESP
28
GBR
14
AUS 18th 8
TGS Worldwide MEX
9
2017 M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE
10
MEX FRA
8
ARG POR
12
ITA GER
16
ESP
8
GBR
31
AUS 14th 29
Ford Fiesta WRC POL
6
FIN
4
2018 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta R5 MON
18
11th 54
Ford Fiesta WRC SWE
8
MEX
12
FRA ARG
9
POR
3
ITA
10
FIN
6
GER
5
TUR
4
GBR
Ret
ESP
11
AUS
Ret
2019 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC MON
11
SWE
23
MEX
Ret
FRA
5
ARG
7
CHL
5
POR
4
ITA
2
FIN
8
GER
29
TUR
4
GBR
Ret
ESP
7
AUS
C
9th 89
2020 M-Sport Ford WRT Ford Fiesta WRC MON SWE MEX CHL
C
ARG POR ITA KEN FIN NZL TUR GER GBR JPN NC 0

* 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 TGS Worldwide Škoda Fabia S2000 MON SWE MEX ARG POR ITA POL
6
FIN GBR
1
10th 51
Team Oreca Ford Fiesta R5 GER
6
AUS FRA
5
ESP
13
2016 TGS Worldwide Škoda Fabia R5 MON SWE MEX
1
ARG 3rd 120
Team Oreca POR
16
ITA
1
POL
1
FIN
2
GER CHN
C
FRA ESP
4
GBR
3
AUS
2017 M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 MON SWE
2
MEX FRA
2
ARG POR
2
ITA POL FIN GER
7
ESP
1
GBR
13
AUS 3rd 85
2018 M-Sport Ford Ford Fiesta R5 MON
3
SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA FIN GER TUR GBR ESP AUS 25th 15

WRC-3 resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos. Points
2014 AKK Sports Team Finland Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX POR ARG ITA POL FIN
1
GER AUS FRA ESP GBR 8th 25
2015 Team Oreca Citroën DS3 R3T MON SWE MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
1
POL FIN
11
GER AUS FRA ESP GBR 9th 25

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship resultsEdit

JRX CupEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 ERX Points
2012 SET Promotion JRX Renault Clio SWE
3
BEL
NED
FIN
GER
6th 15

Super1600Edit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ERX Points
2012 SET Promotion Renault Clio GBR
FRA
AUT
HUN
NOR
SWE
BEL
6
NED
5
FIN
2
GER
1
8th 60

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WRC2 - Drivers - World Rally Championship - wrc.com". wrc.com. Retrieved 14 February 2016.

External linksEdit