Jarkko Nikara

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File:Jarkko Nikara - Rally Finland 2009.JPG
Jarkko Nikara driving one of the Pirelli Star Driver cars on the 2009 Rally Finland.

Jarkko Nikara (born 28 April 1986) is a Finnish rally driver. He lives in Saarijärvi, Finland.

Career

Nikara started racing at the age of 16 in national autocross competitions. The next year, he participated in Finnish rallysprint races, winning the junior championship. In 2006, he was the Finnish Junior rally champion. The next year, he was second in the national group N championship. In 2009, he participated in six WRC rounds, including his home race, as part of the Pirelli Star Driver competition.[1]

In 2010, Nikara is racing in the British Rally Championship, driving a Renault Twingo Sport R2.[2][3]

Complete WRC results

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
2007 Jarkko Nikara Honda Civic Type-R MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE FIN
38
GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR NC 0
2008 Jarkko Nikara Ford Fiesta ST MON SWE MEX ARG JOR ITA GRE TUR FIN
Ret
GER NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR NC 0
2009 Pirelli Star Driver Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X IRE NOR CYP POR
41
ARG ITA
11
GRE
Ret
POL FIN
Ret
AUS ESP
17
GBR
35
NC 0
2010 Jarkko Nikara Peugeot 207 S2000 SWE MEX JOR TUR NZL POR BUL FIN
37
GER JPN FRA ESP GBR NC 0
2011 Bilbutikken AS WRT Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX SWE MEX POR JOR ITA ARG GRE FIN
21
GER AUS FRA ESP GBR
Ret
NC 0
2012 Jarkko Nikara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MON SWE MEX POR ARG GRE NZL FIN
13
GER GBR FRA ITA 16th 10
Prodrive WRC Team Mini John Cooper Works WRC ESP
5
2013 Prodrive WRC Team Mini John Cooper Works WRC MON SWE
25
MEX POR ARG GRE ITA FIN
Ret
GER AUS FRA ESP GBR NC* 0*

* Season still in progress.

JWRC results

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 JWRC Points
2007 Jarkko Nikara Honda Civic Type R NOR POR ITA FIN
10
GER ESP FRA NC 0

PWRC results

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 PWRC Points
2011 Bilbutikken AS WRT Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX SWE POR ARG FIN
2
AUS ESP GBR
Ret
12th 18

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