Petter Solberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Petter Solberg

Norwegian rally and rallycross driver

Date of Birth: 18-Nov-1974

Place of Birth: Askim, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: rally driver

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Petter Solberg

  • Petter Solberg (born 18 November 1974) is a Norwegian former professional rally and rallycross driver who today lives in Sweden. Solberg debuted in the World Rally Championship in 1998 and was signed by the Ford factory team in 1999.
  • The following year, Solberg started his successful partnership with the Subaru World Rally Team. With the Subaru works team, Solberg finished runner-up to Marcus Grƶnholm in 2002 and then became the first Norwegian to win the drivers' world title in 2003.
  • In the following two seasons, he finished runner-up to SĆ©bastien Loeb.
  • Following Subaru's withdrawal from the WRC at the end of the 2008 season, Solberg secured private backing to start the Petter Solberg World Rally Team and competed with a CitroĆ«n Xsara WRC, a CitroĆ«n C4 WRC and a CitroĆ«n DS3 WRC.
  • He switched to rallycross after the 2012 season and in 2014 became the inaugural winner of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, after five race wins and nine podium finishes.
  • He repeated his title success the following year.

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