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Scott Maxwell (born January 20, 1964), is a Canadian auto racing driver.

Scott Maxwell
NationalityCanada Canadian
Born (1964-01-20) January 20, 1964 (age 55)
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2000-2001, 2003, 2005-2006
TeamsMultimatic Motorsports
Team Ascari
Team Panoz
Best finish25th
Class wins1

Scott has competed and won titles in Formula Vee (1984), Formula Ford 1600 (1985 and 1986), Canadian National Showroom Stock (1992 and 1993) and Grand-Am/Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS (2002 and 2008, 2016). He also contested the Canadian GM Challenge, Porsche Carrera Cup and Pro Formula Ford 2000 series from 1986 through 1990. He made a single Indy Lights start in 1992.

One of the highlights of Maxwell's career came in 2000 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans when he won the LMP 675 class[1] for Multimatic Motorsports aboard a Nissan-powered Lola with fellow Canadians John Graham and Greg Wilkins.

In 2003, Scott Maxwell along with David Empringham and David Brabham won the first ever Daytona Prototype race at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. However, The Racer's Group GT-class Porsche 911 won overall honors in that race. He also contested the American Le Mans Series with Panoz in 2003[2] and Krohn-Barbour Racing (Lamborghini) in 2004 as well as contesting several Rolex Sports Car Series events for Multimatic Daytona Prototype customers. 2003 was to also see Maxwell make his NASCAR Winston Cup Series debut, but he failed to qualify the #43 car for Petty Enterprises at Watkins Glen International.

The Canadian co-drove with Grand Am Cup Champion David Empringham in 2005 aboard a Multimatic Motorsports entered factory Ford Mustang FR500C. Maxwell missed out on sharing the title because he skipped one race to compete at Le Mans for Panoz Motor Sports.

In 2006, Maxwell clinched another milestone victory for Multimatic Motorsports when he teamed with David Brabham and Sébastien Bourdais to win the GT2 class at the 2006 12 Hours of Sebring.[3] In 2008 he won the Grand American Road Racing KONI Sports Car Challenge driver's championship with partner Joe Foster aboard the Hypersports Mustang FR500C run in cooperation with Multimatic Motorsports. Maxwell clinched the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS championship co-driving with Billy Johnson in the Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

(key) (Bold - Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics - Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Winston Cup SeriesEdit

NASCAR Winston Cup Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 NWCC Pts
2003 Petty Enterprises 43 Dodge DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX TAL MAR CAL RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY CHI NHA POC IND GLN
DNQ
MCH BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV TAL KAN CLT MAR ATL PHO CAR HOM NA 0

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2000   Multimatic Motorsports   John Graham
  Greg Wilkins
Lola B2K/40-Nissan LMP675 274 25th 1st
2001   Team Ascari   Klaas Zwart
  Xavier Pompidou
Ascari A410-Judd LMP900 66 DNF DNF
2003   JML Team Panoz   Benjamin Leuenberger
  David Saelens
Panoz LMP01 Evo-Élan LMP900 233 DNF DNF
2005   Panoz Motor Sports   Bill Auberlen
  Robin Liddell
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 27 DNF DNF
2006   Multimatic Motorsport Team Panoz   Gunnar Jeannette
  Tommy Milner
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 34 DNF DNF

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