Who is your biggest rival on the World RX circuit?
Probably Sebastien Loeb this year
What’s been your career highlight so far?
My three World Championship titles in 2003 (WRC), 2014 and 2015 (World RX)
Who was your biggest inspiration?
Colin McRae and Tommi Mäkinen
What advice would you give to young rallycross drivers?
Drive as much as possible in all sorts of karts and cars – and never give up!
What’s your favourite World RX track and why?
My home events at Höljes and Hell, they are both fantastic natural tracks
If you weren’t a rallycross driver what would you be?
It’s unthinkable… but definitely something within motorsport. I love the business side of it too.
Who’s the funniest World RX driver?
We all have fun together so I can’t just pick one
If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
What one item would you take with you if you were stuck on a desert island?
No “Wilson” for me… but instead I’d want a magic lamp with a genie and three wishes
Which three celebrities would you invite to a dinner party, and why?
David Coulthard, Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. It would be guaranteed good fun and full of positive energy.
Tell us a secret !
In the final World RX of 2015 in Argentina, I was actually on the toilet when I was made aware of the cancelling of qualifying heat 4 and that I had won the World Championship title. It was a strange place to get THAT happy…