- Date of Birth: April 21, 1982
- Home: Ostersund, Sweden
- Website: http://www.patriksandell.com
- 2006 Junior World Rally champion
- Two-time Chinese Rally champion
- 2010 Super 2000 World Rally runner-up
A year after competing in two World Rally events for the MINI factory team, Sandell joins OlsbergsMSE for a full GRC campaign. He brings an impressive pedigree, having won multiple rally championships over the past decade. The 2006 Junior World Rally champion will attempt to be GRC’s fastest newcomer in 2013.