Ove Andersson (3 January 1938 – 11 June 2008) was a Swedish rally driver and the first head of Toyota's F1 program, being team principal in 2002 and 2003. His nickname was "Påven" ("the Pope").

He came second in the very first WRC rally, the 1973 Monte Carlo Rally and won the 1975 Safari Rally.


Career ResultsEdit

Complete World Rally Championship results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pts Pos
1973 Monaco Sweden Portugal Kenya Morocco Greece Poland Finland Austria Italy United States United Kingdom France 0 NC
2nd Ret Ret 3rd Ret 8th 12th
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd Template:DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish 14thNon-points finish
BoldPole position ItalicsPoints for Fastest lap
DNS Did not start more symbols

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