Dennis Kuipers

Date of Birth:23 Nov 85
Car:Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Team:FERM Power Tools World Rally Team
Co-driver:Frederic Miclotte
WRC Debut:2008 Deutschland

Career Highlights
2011: Twelfth in World Rally Championship
2010: Nineteenth in World Rally Championship
2009: Wins Euregio Rally. Second on Hellendoorn Rally
2008: Wins Lausitz Rally. Second in Euro Rally Challenge
2007: Makes rally debut

Career Summary
Schooled in the competitive Dutch scene, Kuipers followed his father Rene’s footsteps by becoming a rally driver. While 2011 will mark only his fifth season of competition, he’s piloted an eclectic mix of cars ranging from a BMW Compact to a Porsche 996 GT3 and a Subaru Impreza WRC.
But it was at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta Super 2000 that Kuipers made his mark on the world stage when he finished ninth overall on Rally of Turkey in 2010 to open his point-scoring account. He contested a further seven events in the car and just missed out on a top 10 finish on RallyRACC-Rally de Espana, ending the season 19th in the final drivers’ classification.
Co-driven by the experienced Belgian Frederic Miclotte, Kuipers contested 11 rounds of the WRC in 2011 and claimed a career-best fifth overall in France.