Artis Baumanis started his rallycross career in 2014, where he participated in two rallycross series – Estonian Rallycross Championship and North European Zone Rallycross Championship (NEZ) in Super 1600 class. His first rallycross apearane was in Estonia, where in the second race he already gained his first victory. He finished second in 2014 North European Rallycross Championship.
In 2015 he drove in Rallycross Challenge Europe (RCE) series with Finnish rallycross team “SET PROMOTION”. He became second in championship standings.
In the same team for 2016, Artis drove full season in European Rallycross Championship, finising in 5th place.
Born: February 17, 1990 (age 27), Jelgava, Latvia
Current Team: Volland Racing, Škoda Fabia S1600 – Audi A1 S1600
Sponsors: LOCO Energy Drink