Date of birth : 04/09/1985
Who is he? Avcioglu graduates to the European championship after winning the FIA Balkan Rally Trophy in 2017.
Anything else? He won his country’s world championship candidate event last season, sells communications equipment when he’s not driving rally cars and is a thoroughly decent bloke.
And married now? Yes, he married on 27 May and was on his way to the airport within one hour of tying the knot.
Why? He had to get a flight to Greece to begin his preparations for the EKO Acropolis Rally where he scored his first European championship points by finishing eighth overall in his Toksport WRT ŠKODA Fabia R5.