Jānis Baumanis began his profesional racing career at the age of 16, quickly becoming one of the first internationally recognized Latvian drivers. He has already become the European Rallycross Champion in Super 1600 class, and double Latvian Champion in autocross and Estonian Rallycross Champion in 2015 with Supercar. Jānis has earned the title of „Master of motorsport“ in Latvia
In 2013 he switched from B600 buggies to cars and began his rallycross career.
In 2014 in his first full European Rallycross championship season he reached 3rd place in the season overal in the Super 16000 category
In 2015 in his second European Rallycross championship season Jānis becomes a European Champion. Also Jānis won Estonian Rallycross championship title in Supercar category.
In 2016 Jānis joins World RX Team Austria where he drived full season in FIA World Rallycross championship, Jānis ended his debut season in 10th place at championship standings.
Born: June 15, 1992 (age 24), Jelgava, Latvia
Current Team: STARD
Car: 2017 FORD FIESTA RXS Evo3
Sponsors: LOCO Energy Drink