Sverre Isachsen

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Sverre Isachsen
Sverre Isachsen.jpg
Isachsen in 2009
NationalityFlag of Norway.svg  Norwegian
Born (1970-11-11) 11 November 1970 (age 49)
Global Rallycross career
Debut season 2012
Current team Subaru Rally Team USA
Car number11
Starts38
Wins1
Podiums5
Best finish5th in 2014
Finished last season11th
FIA ERX Supercar Championship
Years active 2011
Starts10
Championships1 (2011)
Wins5
Podiums6
FIA ERX Division 1 Championship
Years active 20022010
Starts85
Championships2 (2009, 2010)
Wins18
Podiums34

Sverre Isachsen (born 11 November 1970) is a Norwegian rallycross driver.

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Career

Isachsen started with motorsports in 1989, and became Norwegian Rallycross Champion in 1999 and 2000. In 2009, 2010 and 2011 he became the European Rallycross Champion with a Ford Focus. He was also awarded the "Driver of the Year" title by the Norwegian Autosport Federation in 2010 and 2011. [1]

In 2012, Isachen signed a three-year deal to drive the Global RallyCross Championship for Subaru Puma Rallycross Team, together with Dave Mirra and Bucky Lasek. [2] He previously drove the 2016 Subaru WRX STI GRC Car for Subaru. After the 2016 season, he and his teammate Bucky Lasek left Subaru to pursuit in other areas. Both of the drivers' replacements are Chris Atkinson and Patrick Sandell. His exploits in the Global RallyCross Championship have earned him the nickname of “The Viking Warrior” in the U.S. [3]

Isachen lives in Hokksund, Norway. [1]

Racing record

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship results

Division 1

Sverre Isachsen and his Ford Focus Mk1 T16 4x4 pictured in 2004 Panning Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 4x4.jpg
Sverre Isachsen and his Ford Focus Mk1 T16 4x4 pictured in 2004
YearEntrantCar1234567891011ERXPoints
2002 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus RS WRC POR
FRA
AUT
CZE
SWE
6
BEL
10
NED
5
NOR
9
POL
GER
2
8th55
2003 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 POR
11
FRA
AUT
4
CZE
3
SWE
9
BEL
9
NED
9
NOR
3
POL
GER
11
8th79
2004 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 POR
4
FRA
5
CZE
11
AUT
(NC)
NOR
10
SWE
1
BEL
5
NED
6
POL
(15)
GER
5
7th93
2005 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 FRA
2
POR
4
AUT
3
CZE
(8)
NOR
1
SWE
(14)
BEL
8
NED
1
POL
7
GER
1
3rd124
2006 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 POR
15
FRA
(16)
CZE
1
AUT
5
SWE
1
HUN
1
BEL
9
NED
(10)
NOR
9
POL
2
GER
1
4th127
2007 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 POR
(6)
FRA
5
HUN
3
AUT
5
SWE
2
NOR
4
BEL
2
NED
2
POL
9
CZE
(NC)
4th111
2008 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 POR
4
FRA
8
HUN
6
AUT
6
NOR
3
SWE
(NC)
BEL
1
NED
6
CZE
4
POL
1
GER
(10)
4th123
2009 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 GBR
2
POR
2
FRA
2
HUN
2
AUT
(6)
SWE
(NC)
BEL
1
GER
1
POL
4
CZE
1
1st141
2010 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus ST T16 POR
(2)
FRA
2
GBR
1
HUN
1
SWE
1
FIN
(5)
BEL
5
GER
1
POL
5
CZE
1
1st141

Supercar

YearEntrantCar12345678910ERXPoints
2011 Sverre Isachsen Ford Focus T16 GBR
1
POR
7
FRA
(12)
NOR
2
SWE
4
BEL
(13)
NED
1
AUT
1
POL
1
CZE
1
1st140

Complete FIA World Rallycross Championship results

Supercar

YearEntrantCar123456789101112WRXPoints
2014 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI POR
GBR
NOR
FIN
SWE
BEL
CAN
13
FRA
GER
ITA
TUR
ARG
42nd7

Complete Global RallyCross Championship results

Supercar

YearEntrantCar123456789101112GRCPoints
2012 Subaru Puma Rallycross Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI CHA
12
TEX
10
LA
10
LOU
13
LV
3
LVC
12
9th40
2013 Subaru Puma Rallycross Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI BRA
MUN1
17
MUN2
8
LOU
6
BRI
4
IRW
3
ATL
3
CHA
8
LV
5
7th86
2014 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru Impreza WRX STI BAR
6
AUS
15
DC
10
NY
8
CHA
2
DAY
5
LA1
10
LA2
4
SEA
1
LV
5
5th280
2015 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru WRX STI FTA
9
DAY1
10
DAY2
11
MCAS
6
DET1
12
DET2
12
DC
LA1
4
LA2
13
BAR1
7
BAR2
12
LV
14
11th136
2016 Subaru Rally Team USA Subaru WRX STI PHO1PHO2DALDAY1DAY2MCAS1
11
MCAS2Dagger-14-plain.pngDC
11
AC
9
SEA
LA1
LA2
17th19

Dagger-14-plain.pngRace cancelled.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Sverre Isachsen". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  2. Sutton, Ryan (May 3, 2012). "Isachsen joins Subaru/PUMA team". ERC24. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
  3. "Sverre Isachsen". ERC24. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Kenneth Hansen
European Rallycross Division 1 Champion
2009-2010
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
None
European Rallycross Supercar Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Timur Timerzyanov