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Dirk Werner (born 25 May 1981 in Hannover, Lower Saxony)[1] is a German Porsche factory racing driver.

Dirk Werner
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Dirk Werner and Jörg Müller at the 1000 km of Zhuhai of the 2010 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup
NationalityGerman
Born (1981-05-25) May 25, 1981 (age 37)
Debut season2004-present
Current teamPorsche GT Team
EnginePorsche 4.0 L Flat-6

Born in Hannover, Werner was 2007[2] and 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series champion for Farnbacher-Loles Racing driving a Porsche 911 and finished third in the GT Class in the 2011 American Le Mans Series season.[3] Werner has scored podiums at some of the most prestigious endurance races, such as the 24 Hours of Daytona, 24 Hours of Spa, 24 Hours of Nürburgring, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans.

Since 2010, Werner is a BMW works driver, and has competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (with little success), the Le Mans Series and the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in addition to the American Le Mans Series.

In 2012, he will be one of the six BMW drivers in its return to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters[4] after two decades of absence.

Contents

Racing recordEdit

Complete Porsche Supercup resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DC Points
2004 Farnbacher Racing Porsche 996 GT3 ITA
7
ESP
4
MON
3
GER
Ret
USA
3
USA
2
FRA
5
GBR
3
GER
15
HUN
2
BEL
19†
ITA
5
3rd 194
2005 MRS Racing Porsche 997 GT3 ITA ESP MON GER
9
USA USA FRA GBR NC‡ 0‡
Farnbacher Racing GER
18†
HUN ITA
5
BEL
1
2006 Farnbacher Racing Porsche 997 GT3 BHR
6
ITA
6
GER ESP MON GBR USA USA FRA GER HUN ITA 20th 10

† — Did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

‡ Not eligible for points

24 Hours of Daytona resultsEdit

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006   Farnbacher/Loles Racing   Dieter Quester
  Philipp Peter
  Luca Riccitelli
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 683 12th 3rd
2007   Farnbacher Loles Motorsports   Leh Keen
  Pierre Ehret
  Jörg Hardt
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 579 31st
DNF
14th
DNF
2008   Farnbacher Loles Racing   Dominik Farnbacher
  Pierre Ehret
  Timo Bernhard
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 646 18th 8th
2009   Farnbacher Loles Racing   Leh Keen
  Wolf Henzler
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 676 16th 8th
2012   Turner Motorsport   Bill Auberlen
  Paul Dalla Lana
  Michael Marsal
  Dirk Müller
BMW M3 GT 691 27th 16th
2014   BMW Team RLL   Graham Rahal
  John Edwards
  Dirk Müller
BMW Z4 GTE GTLM 668 14th 4th
2015   BMW Team RLL   Bill Auberlen
  Augusto Farfus
  Bruno Spengler
BMW Z4 GTE GTLM 725 5th 2nd
2016   BMW Team RLL   Bill Auberlen
  Augusto Farfus
  Bruno Spengler
BMW M6 GTLM GTLM 721 11th 5th

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2010   BMW Motorsport   Andy Priaulx
  Dirk Müller
BMW M3 GT2 GT2 53 DNF DNF
2011   BMW Motorsport   Augusto Farfus
  Jörg Müller
BMW M3 GT2 GTE
Pro
276 DNF DNF
2017   Porsche GT Team   Michael Christensen
  Kévin Estre
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
179 DNF DNF

Complete DTM resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos Points
2012 BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM HOC
17
LAU
19
BRH
16
SPL
Ret
NOR
10
NÜR
12
ZAN
8
OSC
4
VAL
9
HOC
5
9th 29
2013 BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM HOC
2
BRH
12
SPL
8
LAU
13
NOR
11
MSC
8
NÜR
15
OSC
13
ZAN
21†
HOC
8
13th 30

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2017 Porsche GT Team LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL SPA LMS
Ret
NÜR MEX COA FUJ SHA BHR NC 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dirk Werner". Racing Reference. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Dirk Werner". Gran-Am website. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  3. ^ O'Leary, Jamie (13 January 2012). "Dirk Werner takes sixth and final seat in BMW's 2012 DTM line-up". Autosport. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Dirk Werner completes BMW driver lineup for the German DTM". Autoweek. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christian Menzel
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
2006
Succeeded by
Uwe Alzen
Preceded by
Robin Frijns
Stuart Leonard
Dries Vanthoor
Winner of the Bathurst 12 Hour
2019
With: Matt Campbell & Dennis Olsen
Succeeded by
Incumbent