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Casper Elgaard (born 5 April 1978) is a Danish auto racing driver. He has competed several times in the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2001, as well as regular drives in the Le Mans Series. In 2008 he finished second in the LMP2 class of Le Mans for Team Essex in a Porsche RS Spyder.[1] He also won his class at the 2008 1000 km of Monza. In 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans Elgaard won the LMP2 class in the Team Essex Porsche Spyder.

24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2001, 2003-2004, 2006 - 2009, 2011
TeamsMassive Motorsport, Elgaard Motorsport, Team Den Blå Avis, RN Motorsport Ltd., Lister Racing, Zytek Engineering, Aston Martin Racing Larbre, Team Essex
Best finish7th (2007)
Class wins1 (2009)
Elgaard in a BMW 320si waiting to start in the Danish Touring Car Championship.

He is five times champion of the Danish Touring Car Championship between 2004 and 2006, and again in the series final season in 2010 as well as in 2014. Early racing includes finishing as runner-up in the 1998 Danish Formula Ford series, as well as a drive in German Formula Ford. In 1999 he raced in the Formula Renault Euro Cup.

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2001   Team Den Blå Avis
  Team Goh
  John Nielsen
  Hiroki Katoh
Dome S101-Judd LMP900 66 DNF DNF
2003   RN Motorsport   John Nielsen
  Hayanari Shimoda
DBA4 03S-Zytek LMP675 288 22nd 2nd
2004   Lister Racing   John Nielsen
  Jens Møller
Lister Storm LMP-Chevrolet LMP1 279 24th 9th
2006   Zytek Engineering
  Team Essex Invest
  John Nielsen
  Philip Andersen
Zytek 06S LMP1 269 NC NC
2007   Aston Martin Racing Larbre   Christophe Bouchut
  Fabrizio Gollin
Aston Martin DBR9 GT1 341 7th 3rd
2008   Team Essex   John Nielsen
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo LMP2 347 12th 2nd
2009   Team Essex   Kristian Poulsen
  Emmanuel Collard
Porsche RS Spyder Evo LMP2 357 10th 1st
2011   Hope Racing   Steve Zacchia
  Jan Lammers
Oreca 01-Swiss HyTech LMP1 115 DNF DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2009-01-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) 2008 Le Mans 24 hour standings.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jan Magnussen
Danish Touring Car Champion
2004 - 2006
Succeeded by
Michel Nykjaer
Preceded by
Michel Nykjaer
Danish Touring Car Champion
2010
Succeeded by
series became STCC