Wiman in Los Angeles, 2014
|Born||October 9, 1993|
Tecate, Baja California
|Global Rallycross career|
|Current team||Honda Red Bull OMSE|
|Best finish||1st in 2014|
|Finished last season||6th (2015)|
|FIA World Rallycross Championship|
|Former teams||Olsbergs MSE|
|Best finish||31st in 2014|
|FIA European Rallycross Championship|
|Former teams||Set Promotion|
|Best finish||13th in 2012 (Super1600)|
Joni Wiman (born October 9, 1993) is a rallycross driver from Finland. Wiman won the 2014 Global RallyCross Championship.In 2013 he won the Global RallyCross lites championship. Wiman won gold at the X Games Los Angeles 2013 in Rallycross Lites. After the 2016 Global RallyCross Championship, in 2017, Wiman competed in the Nordic RX Academy on Ice.
|2010||ADAC Formel Masters||Eifelland Racing||13||0||0||0||1||40||11th|
|Formula Renault UK Winter Cup||Fortec Motorsport||6||1||0||3||2||129||2nd|
|2011||Formula Renault 2.0 NEC||Koiranen Motorsport||10||1||0||0||1||129||11th|
|Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0||8||0||0||0||0||0||32nd|
|2012||European Rallycross Championship||Set Promotion||4||0||0||0||1||46||13th|
|2013||GRC Lites||Set Promotion||6||6||0||0||6||128||1st|
|Swedish RallyCross Championship||1||0||0||0||0||8||9th|
|2014||Global RallyCross Championship||Olsbergs MSE||10||0||0||0||5||381||1st|
|FIA World Rallycross Championship||1||0||0||0||0||13||30th|
|2015||Global RallyCross Championship||Olsbergs MSE||12||1||0||0||4||370||5th|
|2016||Global RallyCross Championship||Honda Red Bull OMSE||11||0||0||0||1||342||6th|
|2019||FIA World Rallycross Championship||GRX Taneco Team||2||0||0||0||1||39||15th|
|Americas Rallycross Championship||Subaru Rally Team USA||2||0||0||0||0||36||9th|
|2012||Set Promotion||Renault Clio||GBR||FRA||AUT||HUN||NOR||SWE||BEL|
|2013||Set Promotion||Lites Ford Fiesta||LOU|
|2014||Olsbergs MSE||Ford Fiesta ST||BAR|
|2015||Olsbergs MSE||Ford Fiesta ST||FTA|
|2016||Honda Red Bull OMSE||Honda Civic Coupe||PHO1|
|2014||Olsbergs MSE||Ford Fiesta ST|| POR || GBR || NOR || FIN || SWE || BEL || CAN |
| FRA || GER || ITA || TUR || ARG ||30th||13|
|2019||GRX Taneco Team||Hyundai i20|| ABU || BAR || BEL |
| GBR |
| NOR || SWE || CAN || FRA || LAT || RSA ||15th||39|
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