Arttu Makela

In the season 2018, Arttu has been taking part in the UAE Rally Championships series and has after very successful beginning of the season two wins and one P2 in his belt. At the moment Arttu leads the series in the FWD category before last two rounds.

Arttu’s co-driver is Suraj Prasad who has a long experience as a co-driver and he’s playing big role in the team!

At the moment, only goal for Arttu and Suraj is to win the championship title. The series is now in the summer break, but the team is focused on grinding the pacenotes, testing and fitness training during the summer. In addition, the whole car goes through a full maintenance during summer months.

Arttu Makela

ABOUT ARTTU

As a youngster Arttu had two objects of interests, an aviation and motorsports. At 15 Arttu was really into glider planes and that passion for hobby later turned into a career in the cockpit of an jet airliner.

After several years he spent all over the world as a flight instructor and a pilot time was finally right for motorsports.

Racing history

2009: Endurance Saloon national (Finland), BMW 325

2010: Finnish Touring Car championships, V1600, Citroen C2 GT, 1 podium - overall 7th

2010: Endurance Saloon national (Finland), BMW 320&325

2011: Finnish Touring Car championships, V1600, Alfa-Romeo 147 TS. 7 podiums - overall 5th

2011: Endurance Saloon national (Finland) and Momo Cup, 3 races - 2 podiums

2012: TTA (STCC, Sweden) Radical Prosport, 6 podiums - overall 2nd

2012: Endurance Saloon Momo Cup (Finland) BMW 325, 4 races - 2 podiums

2013: Endurance Saloon Momo Cup (Finland) BMW 325, 3 races - 2 podiums

2014: Radical Championship Sweden, 2 races - 1 podium

2015: Endurance Momo Cup (Finland) BMW 325, 2 races - 1 podium

2016/2017: Radical Middle East Cup, Dream Racing Dubai team - Team Championship Winner


Suraj Prasad

Age: 31yrs

It all began in the year 2005 when I went to spectate a rally event and that's when my love for motor sport began. After spending countless hours as a spectator, my passion towards rallying led to my first break in year 2011 followed by many successful podium.

Years active - 7 years
Total Rally - 31
Podiums - 19
2012 INRC 1600 champion Co-driver

Racing history
2011 - 2016 : INDIAN NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
2018 : UAE rally championship

Suraj Prasad

Ford Fiesta ST150

Engine: 1999cc Duratec engine. Four cylinders in line, DOHC, 16 valves, alloy cylinder head and block. Electronic multipoint fuel injection.

Transmission: Five-speed 'dog' engagement gearkit fitted to standard ST road car casing. Upgraded driveshafts fitted as standard. Plated LSD.

Suspension: Upgraded rally suspension includes revised front knuckles and strengthened twist beam rear axle. Reiger dampers, adjustable for rebound, and revised spring rates. Uprated suspension bushes.

Brakes: Standard ST front and rear disc brakes.

Wheels:
Gravel: 15in OZ Racing wheels
Asphalt: 17in OZ Racing wheels

Bodyshell: Multipoint roll cage designed by M-Sport, complying with FIA regulations. Includes three X braces in rear and twin tube door bars with no cross-over.

Electronics: 'Piggy back' loom supplements standard loom. Includes electronic circuit breaker and wiring for additional requirements.

Fuel tank: Standard 45-litre tank with Kevlar composite moulded guard.

Dimensions:
Length: 3921mm.
Width: 1683mm.
Height: 1468mm.
Wheelbase: 2486mm.

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29

YEARS ACTIVE

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RACES

76

PODIUMS

12

WINS

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