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Thorkild Thyrring

Thorkild Thyrring (born 24 October 1946) is a Danish auto racing driver. He drove several times in the Le Mans 24 hour race, most recently in 2005 and 2006 for Sebah Automotive Ltd in a Porsche 911 GT3. His best result in the race was finishing nineteenth overall in 2005. Previously he raced a Lotus in 1993 and 1994 and a Corvette in 1995. His team had failed to finish the race in all of these previous attempts.

He competed in the 1992 British Touring Car Championship for the works Toyota Team, but was dropped after half a season due to poor results, finishing in seventeenth place.[1] He has also raced in the Danish Touring Car Championship in 2000 with a Nissan Primera. He won three British GT Championship titles between 1993 and 1995.

Racing recordEdit

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
1993   Lotus Sport
  Chamberlain Engineering
  Yojiro Terada
  Peter Hardman
Lotus Esprit S300 GT 92 DNF DNF
1994   Lotus Sport
  Chamberlain Engineering
  Klaas Zwart
  Andreas Fuchs
Lotus Esprit S300 GT2 28 DNF DNF
1995   Agusta Racing Team   Almo Coppelli
  Patrick Bourdais
Callaway Corvette Supernatural GT2 96 DNF DNF
2005   Sebah Automotive Ltd.   Lars-Erik Nielsen
  Pierre Ehret
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 307 19th 5th
2006   Sebah Automotive Ltd.   Christian Ried
  Xavier Pompidou
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 256 DNF DNF

Reference listEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2008-12-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Official 1992 BTCC standings

He is still the most winning danish racedriver till this date, all wins from Denmark and the rest of the world added together.