is born and lives in Umeå in the northern parts of Sweden.
”Rådis” is one of Swedens biggest rallysport stars who
looking for new challenges in the highes division of
cross 2005 in cooperation with Hyundai and Olsbergs.
He started as a rally driver three days after he had got his driving
license, using his mothers car without her knowledge. This was in
1984, and after that he has never left the driver’s seat.
In 1988 he became a member of the Swedish Junior Rally Team.
One year later he took the silvermedal in the Swedish Junior
Championship and the year after it was time for the goldmedal.
1994 he took he´s first WC victory by winning Swedish rally.
1995 Thomas entered the World Rally Championship when he joined
Toyota as a professional worksdriver. Now in 2004 he is still dominating Swedish rally sport and is the ruling Swedish Champion.
The 38 year old Swede has driven in all WRC rallies and have been
on the “Podium” for four different Manufacturers; Toyota, Mitsubishi,
Ford and recently with the Citroën Team.
Some of Thomas biggest WRC victorys are 1:st place in the Swedish
Rally with Toyota, following up later with a 2:nd place together with
Mitsubishi and a 3:rd with Ford Focus as well as a 3:rd place in the
Safari rally with Citroën´s new WRC car in 2002.
Actually nearly the same car in which Sebastian Loeb and Citroën is
dominating this year of World Rally Championship.
RallyTeam Olsbergs and Thomas Rådström started a deeper
coorperation 2003 and can look back over two fantastic rally
seasons 2003 and 2004. The team has been dominating the
WRC class in the Swedish Championship over the last years, and after the Grand Slam in 2003/2004 by victories in all 12 events he
participated in, Thomas can once again call himself, “The Swedish Champion”
Thomas Rådström also participated in a number of Rallycross events 2004
with the Hyundai Rallycross car built from a factory WRC car.
He raced in
div 1. which is the fastest class and made several fine results with a 2:nd
place in Kalix, 3:rd place in Kinnekulle and a sensational 3:rd place in the A-final
in the European Championship
final in Buxtehude in Germany.
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