Marco Holzer (born 30 July 1988) is a German professional racing driver. He has competed in sports car competitions such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 24 Hours of Daytona, American Le Mans Series and Le Mans Series as a Porsche works driver.
|Born||30 July 1988|
|FIA GT3 European Championship career|
|Current team||Paul Miller Racing|
Born in Bobingen, Bavaria, Holzer graduated from karting in 2003, and raced at the Formula BMW ADAC formula championship from 2004 to 2006. In 2006 he competed at the Formula 3 Euro Series, where he scored no points.
In 2008, Holzer switched to sports car racing, finishing fifth at the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany. He signed as Porsche junior works driver, and raced at the 2009 FIA GT Championship for Prospeed and VLN for Manthey, in both cases driving a Porsche 911.
The German became a Porsche works driver in 2010. That year, he resulted vice-champion at the FIA GT3 European Championship for Prospeed with two wins. Also, he raced in several endurance races, such as the VLN for Manthey, the Le Mans Series for Prospeed, Petit Le Mans for Flying Lizard, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans for BMS Scuderia Italia, resulting 3rd in the GT2 class.
Holzer competed partial-time at the 2011 American Le Mans Series for Flying Lizard, the five rounds of the Le Mans Series for Prospeed, and the VLN, where he got an overall win with a hybrid Porsche 911.
In 2012, he raced full-time at the American Le Mans Series for Flying Lizard in the GT class, collecting a best result of 5th at Virginia, and the International GT Open for Manthey, winning three races and resulting vice-champion in the Super GT class. The driver switched to Paul Miller Racing for the 2013 American Le Mans Series, still as Porsche works driver, resulting 13th in the GT class.
Holzer was dropped by Porsche in late 2014.
|2004||Formula BMW ADAC||AM-Holzer Rennsport||19||0||0||0||4||20th|
|2005||Formula BMW ADAC||AM-Holzer Rennsport||19||0||0||0||41||13th|
|Formula BMW World Final||AM-Holzer Rennsport||1||1||0||0||N/A||1st|
|2006||Formula BMW ADAC||AM-Holzer Rennsport||18||3||2||3||129||3rd|
|Formula One||BMW Sauber||Test driver|
|2007||Formula 3 Euro Series||AM-Holzer Rennsport||20||0||0||0||0||19th|
24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit
|2010||BMS Scuderia Italia|| Richard Westbrook
|Porsche 997 GT3-RSR||GT2||327||14th||3rd|
|2011||Prospeed Competition|| Marc Goossens
Jaap van Lagen
|Porsche 997 GT3-RSR||GTE
|2012||Flying Lizard Motorsports|| Jörg Bergmeister
|Porsche 997 GT3-RSR||GTE
|2014||Porsche Team Manthey|| Frédéric Makowiecki
|Porsche 911 RSR||GTE
- Porsche celebrates historic Hybrid victory - VLN, 29 May 2011
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