Famous Rally Drivers - List of Famous Rally Drivers

Rally Racing is a form of auto racing in which automobiles are driven over public roads under normal traffic conditions as contrasted to other car races that are run on a circuit. The rules and regulations regarding speed, time and route are predetermined for these races. The term rally racing has been in use since 1911 when the first Monte Carlo Rally was held. Most rally race drivers up to the 1950s were amateurs and paid little. The 1960s brought about the era of professional drivers when young and enthusiastic drivers were recruited and provided training to hone their skills. The increasing popularity of this type of racing led to the World Rally championship which is organized by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). There are two forms of rally races: stage rallies and road rallies. Road rally is the original form that is held on highways under normal traffic—these are primarily amateur events. Stage rallies are the professional form of the sport. In order to participate in rally car racing, one needs to hold a valid driver’s license and have lots of practice driving on gravel roads and difficult terrains. Read on know about various famous rally drivers from all over the world.

The Most Famous Rally Drivers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jean TodtFebruary 25, 1946FrenchJean Todt is a famous French motorsport executive and a former rally co-driver
Travis PastranaOctober 8, 1983AmericanTravis Pastrana is a top-notch American racer renowned for his tricks performed with motorbikes as well as cars
A. J. FoytJanuary 16, 1935AmericanA
Will PowerMarch 1, 1981AustralianWilliam Steven “Will” Power is a famous Australian motorsports driver
Dale Earnhardt Jr.October 10, 1974AmericanRalph Dale Earnhardt Jr
Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana is a top-notch American racer renowned for his tricks performed with motorbikes as well as cars

AmericanOctober 8, 1983167 views

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr

AmericanOctober 10, 197487 views

Will Power

William Steven “Will” Power is a famous Australian motorsports driver

AustralianMarch 1, 1981128 views

Jean Todt

Jean Todt is a famous French motorsport executive and a former rally co-driver

FrenchFebruary 25, 1946207 views