Petr Gross - co-driver (30 years in rallysport)

Day of birth: 4. January 1963
Address: Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
First rally: 1984 Rally Vamberk
First outing in World rally: 1987 RAC Rally
Number of starts in WRC rally: 71
Favourite: bycicle, car models, rally
Car 2009: Peugeot 207 Super 2000
Car 2010: Peugeot 207 Super 2000
Car 2011: Skoda Fabia Super 2000
Car 2012: Skoda Fabia Super 2000
Car 2013: Skoda Fabia Super 2000
Car 2014: Skoda Fabia Super 2000



The best results:

  • 4. place in MMCR 2013
  • 2. place in MMCR 2012
  • 1. place in MMCR 2011 (Champion)
  • 4. place in MMCR 2010
  • 1. place in MMCR 2009 (Champion)
  • 1. place in MMCR 2008 (Champion)
  • 3. place MMCR 2007
  • 13 seasons in factory team Skoda Motorsport
  • 2 x champions in Cup peace and friendship
  • 3 x the best Co-driver of the year
  • champion CZ in years 1990, 2008



Thirty seasons of Petr Gross

Rocket start
Shortly after his debut (1984) Peter Gross became along with Pavel Sibera member of factory team Skoda. This crew then stays in Czech team for next full thirteen seasons - by the year 1999.

First title
Beside two championship titles in class 1300 ccm take out Peter Gross in second half of eightieth years two in of his days very fancied superiority in serial Peace cup and friendship. He also gets a lot of experience on very long gravel stages on East Europe.

Fight for WRC points
In the year 1990 Peter Gross takes his first championship title in Czech Republic. In that time he already have on his account some starts In World Rally Championship. Hard duels for good places then filled his next other years.

At the top
When Skoda Motorsport takes title in 2 wheel drive cars in 1994, Petr Gross was there and helps the team, take the title. As well for the next three season, when team, wooed defense next titles with Skoda Felicia Kit Car. At that time whole rally world have veneration on Skoda Motorsport drivers.

Time revolutionary decision
At the end of his carrier in factory team Skoda Motorsport introduced Sibera with Gross on world's scene Skoda Octavia WRC. Also in year (1999) they take front place in European Champioship with Skoda Octavia Kit Car.

In private sector
Very experienced co-driver, have plenty of jobs in private sector. Beside Jan Klokocka recognized Peter Gross atmosphere fights in classification in group N. At the end season 2000 he sign contract with Tomas Hrdinka. Peter Gross then gauge redounded to successful incidence Hrdinka ambitious pilot on rally. Professional access, error free preparation and reading notes, big experience, orientation in sports order as well as ability organize work in whole team, it were foreign currency, them Tomas Hrdinka his co-driver often characterize. Peter Gross than navigate Tomas Enge or Roman Kresta and later took job as a team coordinator.

Return to the WRC
In season 2005 pay interest on Peter Gross his experience from many starts in world's championship in role co-driver Martin Prokop and Gros help him in Junior WRC to the 9-th place in final classificatio

Work for Ford
In season 2006 Peter Gross became navigator of Roman Kresta and together with him pass full program in British Rally Championship. Crew Kresta - Gross then start on Barum Rally Zlin 2006. They dominate rally and take first place with no problems.

On home ground
Cooperation Peter Gross with Roman Kresta maintain in the year 2007. They triumphed in Rally Český Krumlov and Rally Bohemia. They fight for the victory in Barum rally Zlin, but defect takes them all chances to win.

Year 2010
The main target for this year is defense title in MMCR in new car Peugeot 207 Super 2000. The car will be colored with general partners Mogul, Tescoma, Sheron, CSBS. They finished season 2010 on fourth place in MMCR with rally car Peugeot 207 Super 2000

Season 2011
For 2011 season Roman Kresta change car for Skoda Fabia Super 2011. His main target was title in MMCR. Target was achieved and crew Kresta - Gross takes the title in MMCR 2011.

Season 2012
He will use same car with Roman Kresta in 2012.

Season 2013
In 2013, Peter Gross has plans to not only navigate Roman Kresta on selected rallyes in MMCR, but also sits on the hot seat next to Robert Adolf. Both drivers rides on Skoda Fabia Super 2000.


The best results of Petr Gross

Season 1986

  • Champion CSSR in class A/1300 ccm (Pavel Sibera - PS)

Season 1987

  • Winner Peace Cup and frienship in rally races (PS)

Season 1988

  • Winner Peace Cup and frienship in rally races (PS)
  • Winner the best co-driver (PS)

Season 1989

  • Champion CSSR in class A/1300 ccm (PS)

Season 1990

  • Title in CSFR (PS)
  • Winner the best co-driver (PS)

Season 1991

  • Winner the best co-driver (PS)

Season 1993

  • 11. place in Portugal rally (MS) (PS)
  • 12. place in Catalunya rally (MS) (PS)

Season 1994

  • 10. place in Portugal rally (MS) (PS)
  • 10. place in Acropolis rally (MS)(PS)
  • Winner Cup FIA for 2 wheel drive cars (W2L) (PS)

Season 1995

  • 8. place in Acropolis rally (MS) (PS)
  • 4. place in Argentinské rally (MS) (PS)
  • 3. place in final classification WRC category F2 (PS)

Season 1996

  • 12. place in Rallye Monte Carlo (MS) (PS)
  • 6. place in Portugalské rally (MS) (PS)
  • 14. place in Australské rally (MS) (PS)
  • 3. place in final classification WRC category F2 (PS)

Season 1997

  • 12. place in Rallye Monte Carlo (MS) (PS)
  • 10. place in Argentina rally (MS) (PS)
  • 15. place in Australia rally (MS) (PS)
  • 2. place in final classification WRC category F2 (PS)

Season 1998

  • 2. place in Bohemia rally (ME) (PS)
  • 1. place in Valašské rally Vsetín (MCR) (PS)
  • 3. place in MCR (PS)

Season 1999

  • 2. place in Rally Albena (ME - koef. 20) (PS)
  • 3. place in Rally Elpa - Halkidiki (ME - koef. 20) (PS)
  • 3. place in Rallye D´Antibes (ME - koef. 20) (PS)
  • 3. place in ME + second place in category F2 (PS)

Season 2000

  • 3. place in group N in final classification in MCR (Jan Klokocka - JK)
  • 3. place in final and 2. place in group N in MMCR sprintrally (JK)


Season 2001

  • 3. place in MMCR (Tomas Hrdinka - TH)
  • Champion in MCR sprintrally (TH)

Season 2002

  • 1. place in Valasska rally Vsetin (TH)
  • 5. place in MMCR (TH)

Season 2003

  • 1. place in Rally Ceská Lipa (Tomas Enge - TE)
  • 1. place in Prazsky Rallysprint Benzina (TE)

Season 2005

  • 20. place in Rallye Monte Carlo (MS) (Martin Prokop - MP)
  • 1. place in category Super 1600 in Valasske rally and Rally Cesky Krumlov(MP)
  • 5. place in category Super 1600 in Catalunya rally (MS)(MP)
  • 9. place in final classification in JWRC (MP)

Season 2006

  • 1. place in Barum rally Zlín (ME) (Roman Kresta - RK)

Season 2007

  • 1. place in Rally Cesky Krumlov (MMCR) (RK)
  • 1. place in Rally Bohemia (ZSE, koef.10) (RK)
  • 4. place in Barum rally Zlín (IRC, ME) (RK)
  • 3. place in MMCR 2007 (RK)

Season 2008

  • 1. place in Mogul Sumava Rallye Klatovy (MMCR) (RK)
  • 1. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (MMCR) (RK)
  • 2. place in Agrotec Rally Hustopece (MMCR) (RK)
  • 2. place in Horacka Rally Trebic (MMCR) (RK)
  • 1. place in Rally Bohemia (MMCR) (RK)
  • 1. place in MMCR 2008 (title) (RK)

Season 2009

  • 1. place in Valasske Rally (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 2. place in Mogul Sumava Rallye Klatovy (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in Agrotec Rally Hustopece (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 4. place in Barum Czech Rally Zlin (RK) - (IRC, ME)
  • Retired (engine failure) in Rally Pribram (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 10. place in Rally Bohemia (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in MMCR 2009 (title) (RK)

Season 2010

  • Retired in Rally Sweden for technical reason after SS 12 (RK) - (MS)
  • Retired in Valasska Rally Rally for technical reason in SS 12 (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 2. place in Mogul Sumava Rallye Klatovy (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 3. place in Agrotec Rally Hustopece (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 13. place in Rally Krkonose (JT) - (MCR)
  • 4. place in Rally Bohemia (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 23. place in Neste Oil Rally Finland (RK) - (WRC)
  • 2. place in Rally Agropa (RK) - (MCR)
  • Crashed in SS 5 Barum Czech Rally Zlin (RK) - (IRC, ME)
  • Retired in Herkul Rally Pribram for technical reason in SS 4 (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 4. place in MMCR 2010

Season 2011

  • 2. place in Bonver Valasske Rally (RK) - (MMCR)
  • Mogul Rallye Sumava - rally was canceled (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 3. place in Agrotec Mogul Hustopece (RK) - (MMCR)
  • Retired on Rally Bohemia before SS 10 - electric problem (RK) - MMCR)
  • 8. place in Barum Czech Rally Zlin (RK) - (IRC, ME)
  • 1. place in Rallye Pribram (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 1. place in MMCR 201119 (Champion)
  • 3. place in MCR - S 2001 (1. place in group N) - (driver Miroslav Jakes - rally car Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV)

Season 2012

  • 2. place in Bonver Valasske Rally (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 2. place in Rallye Sumava Klatovy (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 18. place in 20. Rallysprint Kopna (RA) - (MCR)
  • 2. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 2. place in Agrotec Mogul Hustopece (RK) - (MMCR)
  • Accident in SS1 - Rally Bohemia (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 2. place in Barum Czech Rally Zlin (RK) - (MMCR)
  • Retired after SS 12 - technical failure - Rally Pribram (RK) - (MMČR)
  • 2. place in MMCR 2012

Season 2013

  • 2. place in Rallye Cesky Krumlov (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 3. place in Rally Bohemia (RK) - (MMCR)
  • 5. place in Barum Czech Rally Zlin (RK) - (MMCR)



Drivers:

PS = Pavel Sibera
JK = Jan Klokocka
TH = Tomas Hrdinka
TE = Tomas Enge
MP = Martin Prokop
RK = Roman Kresta
JT = Jiri Tosovsky
RA = Robert Adolf

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