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Krisztián Szabó

Don Pablo 3 March 2018
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He is a Hungarian rallycross driver, born in 4th June, 1992. In 2008, he won gold medal in the student’s Olympic in skiing and clinched the junior national title in skicross, while also becoming Hungarian champion in autocross. He was only 16 years old at that time. In the next two years he took two European Championship title in the Junior Buggy category of autocross, and in 2011 he was awarded as the Extreme Sportsman of the Year in his home country. Then, in 2013, he became a European champion also between adults, in the Buggy1600 category of autocross, and as a reward for his great results, the national ASN gave him the Driver of the Year title.
In 2016, he became European Champion in the Super1600 class, driving a Skoda Fabia MK2. He battled with Ulrik Linnemann all season, the rivals achieving equal amount of wins, but in the end the Hungarian beat the Great Dane to the title by just one point.

The most important achievements
1st place in Junior Autocross Hungarian Championship in 2009, 2010
1st place in Junior Autocross European Championship in 2009, 2010
1s place in Autocross European Championship (Buggy1600) in 2013
The Racing Driver Of The Year tittle in 2013
The Rallycross Driver Of The Year in 2015, 2016
1st place in FIA European Rallycross Championship (S1600) in 2016, 2017
1st place in FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship (S1600) in 2017
source of information: http://szabokrisz.hu/english/krisz & en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIA_European_Rallycross_Championship & http://rallycross.wikia.com/wiki/Kriszti%C3%A1n_Szab%C3%B3

 

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