Richard Alexander Burns (17 January 1971 - 25 November 2005) was an English rally driver who won the 2001 World Rally Championship with Subaru, finishing 2nd in the championship in 1999 and 2000.
He also helped Mitsubishi in 1998 and Peugeot in 2002 to win the World Rally Manufacturers Championship.
Co-driver throughout his career was Robert Reid.

1993 - 1995 Subaru
1996 - 1998 Mitsubishi
1999 - 2001 Subaru
2002 - 2003 Peugeot

Late Friday, November 25, 2005, four years after winning the Rally World Championship, Burns died in Westminster, Westminster. at the age of 34, after falling into a coma for a few days due to a brain tumor.
The Richard Burns Foundation was founded in 2006 with the mission of helping people with brain damage and illness in collaboration with Peter Hamlyn & BSF who was Richard's doctor.

Richard Burns