John Haugland

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John Haugland in March 2010.
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John Haugland instructs a group of students on rally driving techniques.

John Haugland (born 23 September 1946) is a Norwegian former rally driver. He competed in 27 world rally championship events,[1] more often than not at the wheel of a Škoda.[2][3] He had four Top 10 finishes in his career.[1] Haugland debuted in his first rally in 1965,[4] and had over 100 class wins primarily in the 1970s and 1980s.[5]

Haugland is educated as a car technician and has gained much experience and skill in developing racing cars.[2]

He currently works for a number of rally teams developing their cars as well as running a rally school for young drivers. Drivers who have attended his rally school include Petter Solberg, Richard Burns, Alister McRae, Martin Rowe, Mark Higgins, Guy Wilks and Luke Pinder.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "John Haugland - WRC Driver Profile". Rallye-Info.com. Retrieved 2007-10-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Who is John Haugland, and how can he help you being a better Rally driver". Haugland Motorsport Norway. 2007-08-29. Retrieved 2007-10-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Sportsactive: High speed, no grip... and ice everywhere!". The Independent on Sunday. 2003-02-23. Retrieved 2007-10-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  4. "Profile on RallyBase". RallyBase. Retrieved 2007-10-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Škoda rally legend to appear at Goodwood". DueMotori.com. 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007-10-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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