THE TEAM

 

Timmy Hansen

Name: Timmy Hansen
Born: May 21 1992
Nationality: Swedish
Team: Team Peugeot Hansen
Car: Peugeot 208 WRX
Car Number: 21
Hometown: Götene
Languages: Swedish, English
Occupation: Professional Race Driver


Get to know Timmy Hansen!

 

Sébastien Loeb

Name: Sébastien Loeb
Born: February 26 1974
Nationality: French
Team: Team Peugeot Hansen
Car: Peugeot 208 WRX
Car Number: 9
Hometown: Close to Lausanne in Switzerland
Languages: French, English
Occupation: Professional Race Driver

Kevin Hansen

Name: Kevin Hansen
Born: May 28 1998
Nationality: Swedish
Team: Team Peugeot Hansen
Car: Peugeot 208 WRX
Car Number: 71
Hometown: Götene
Languages: Swedish, English
Occupation: Student

 

Meet Kevin in a Chinese portrait!

 

Kenneth Hansen

Name: Kenneth Hansen
Born: September 29 1960
Nationality: Swedish
Team: Team Peugeot-Hansen
Hometown: Götene
Languages: Swedish, English
Occupation: Team Manager
14 times FIA European Rallycross Champion: 1989-1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008
10 times Swedish Rallycross Champion: 1986, 1988-1994, 1999, 2002
6 times Silver medal in the FIA European [...]  

Team principal at Team Peugeot Hansen. Kenneth’s journey in rallycross is a remarkable one. He started in RX back in 1983 on a basic level with an old Volvo. With a determination and love to the sport he continued to build on his success and has earned 14 Gold medals in the FIA European Rallycross Championship during the years. An unbreakable record?

Today Kenneth has turned his focus on running the team instead of racing, but he still likes to have a test drive now and then not to loose the feeling and understanding of the cars. Kenneth likes to work and develop young drivers talent.
And he likes to win! Despite all the years of competition – to win is still the major desire that drives him forward each and every day.

Kenneth lives in Källby in Sweden with his wife Susann, who is the team’s manager. Together they have two boys, Timmy and Kevin. Both of them has inherited the passion for motorsport, especially rallycross.
Kenneth is balanced, warm hearted, street smart and not afraid to fight for what he believes in.

Susann Hansen

Team Manager at Team Peugeot-Hansen.

Susann brings a unique blend of the tactical and organisational skills that have been at the core of the development of the team.
Whether it is preseason preparation or race day management Susann is on the frontline of the team’s quest for success.

Susann’s skill set is grounded in her practical success as a driver having been the sports only female European champion in 1994. The same quiet determination and work ethic that brought her victory as a driver has been directed into the development of rallycross’s most successful team.

Professional, innovative, inspiring and driven all executed with a permanent, welcoming smile, that’s Susann Hansen.

 

Kennet Nyberg

Chief mechanic at Team Peugeot-Hansen. Lives in Götene, Sweden, with his wife and three children. He is the mechanic that has been working the longest for Hansen Motorsport. He joined the team in 1991 and still plays a major role in the team as mechanic on Timmy Hansen’s Peugeot 208 WRX. Kennet has an incredible eye for details. He has full control of everything on the cars. He is calm, positive minded and always 100% focused on winning. A great guy!

Martins Zulis

Mechanic at Team Peugeot-Hansen who has looked after the Peugeot 208WRX of Timur Timerzyanov’s in 2014 and Davy Jeanney in 2015. Martins lives in Valmieras in Latvia with his wife and their little daughter. Before Martins began in the Hansen team he took care of Tatarstan president Rustam Minnikahnov’s car together with TT Motorsport. Martins is hard working and never hesitates to do those extra details to make the cars perfect. He is very skilled and always has a smile on his face.

 

Mads Sorensen

He has been a mechanic at Team Peugeot-Hansen for several seasons,  taking care of Timmy Hansen’s Peugeot 208 WRX. He is from Aars in the north of Denmark, where his everyday work is as a car mechanic and part time  fireman. Earlier Mads helped his fellow country man Ulrik Linnemann driving a Peugeot in the Super1600 category. He has the good combination of being strong and calm at the same time and is easy to work with. Mads is young, highly motivated and a quick learner. A great person!

Lisa Jonasson

Mechanic at Team Peugeot Hansen and works on Timmy’s Peugeot 208 WRX. Lives in Nykroppa, Sweden, and has grown up in a family involved in motorsport. She won the "Young Technichian Award" in 2016. Moving fast, she went from race mechanic school to World RX in the same year. She is calm, accurate and easy-going.

Lilian and Thord Bergvall

Lilian works in the team hospitality at Team Peugeot-Hansen. Together with ours chefs they make delicious and well prepared lunches and dinner. Thord is one of the truck drivers and the team’s caretaker on race weekends. They live in Karlskoga, Sweden, and are Timmy Hansen‘s and Kevin Hansen‘s grand mother and grand father. Being responsible for the kitchen means having the longest working days of the whole team. Being a perfectionist Lilian always leave the kitchen tip-top and shiny, ready to face a new day only hours away. She is caring, positive and kind.

Thord loves driving the team truck and being a brilliant driver it feels good to know he takes good care of the big values he transports from circuit to circuit. Thord is calm, funny and has a genuine interest in all kind of motor sport.

 

Stéphanie Val

Communication manager at Team Peugeot-Hansen. Stephanie joined the in 2014 and works for Peugeot Sport in Velizy France. She has an impressive background from LeMans24 and Andros Trophee.


In the team she makes sure PR and communication is taken care of in a proper way, making the most of each event with videos, press and social media. She also plans and coordinate for our guest when they visit the team. She is hard working, creative and very joyful!

 

Tommy Engström

Mechanic for Timmy Hansen and his Peugeot 208 WRX. Tommy has been with the team for quite many years now and has worked with several drivers such as Kenny Bräck, Alexander Hvaal, Liam Doran and Kenneth Hansen. He was chief engineer for Kevin Hansen in JRX.


Tommy lives with his wife and their two children in Jönköping in Sweden, where he also works in a mechanical workshop. In the team he is flexible and a has good experience in many areas. Tommy is well organised, clever and is easy to laugh.

 

Stefan Bäcklund

Mechanic on the Peugeot 208WRX of Davy Jeanney. Stefan has been a part of the team for many years. He has a back ground in rally, where he was a mechanic for his successful brother Kenneth Bäcklund. Stefan works as an electrician back home in Nossebro, Sweden.


He lives with his wife Katarina and they have two grown up daughters. Stefan is good at many things and there are almost no problem he can’t solve. He is down to earth, positive and has a good social competence.

Kristian Ceder

Mechanic on the Peugeot 208 WRX of Timmy Hansen in the World RX. Kristian started in the team working on the junior programme with Kevin Hansen some years ago and was also a mechanic for him in 2015 in the Swedish Championship in RX Lites. 
Kristian lives in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a social and easy-going person, always having a smile to everyone. He learns quickly and is skilled in many areas.  

 

Philippe Lallemand

Our engine engineer from Oreca in Magny-Cours France has been in the team several years. Philippe both looks after the two Peugeot 208 WRX on race weekends and build engines in the Oreca workshop.Philippe is calm and methodical in his work, dedicating many hours to make the best for the team. He is clever and a good team player contributing in many ways.

 

Erik Larsson

Mechanic and spotter for Davy Jeanney. Erik works on the Peugeot 208 WRX in the team workshop and follow the car to the races. To be a spotter is not an easy task, but being a race driver in RX himself has helped.
Erik drove a 2014 Peugeot 208 WRX in the Swedish Championhsip in 2015 finishing on second place. He brings a good spirit to the team and has his feet on the ground. Erik lives in Lidköping in Sweden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicolas Guéranger

Project Manager who draw up the technical brief for the Peugeot 208 WRX and decide how it should be built. He also looks after the budget and oversees the test and development programme. Nicolas lives in Paris. He is analytic, calm and intelligent.