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Tom Kimber-Smith (born 1 November 1984 in Ascot, Berkshire) is a British race car driver. He is currently driving the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca FLM09 in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship PC class with Robert Alon.

Tom Kimber-Smith
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Born (1984-11-01) 1 November 1984 (age 34)
Ascot, Berkshire, England
European Le Mans Series career
Debut season2012
Current teamGreaves Motorsport
Car no.41
Starts7
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish5th in 2012
Previous series
2006-07
2006, 08
2005
2004
2002-03
2001
2000
Le Mans Series GT2
British GT
Formula Renault UK
Formula 3 Euro Series
Formula Ford UK
Slick 50 FF Championship
T Cars
Championship titles
2003Formula Ford UK
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2006-2007, 2011-2014
TeamsTeam LNT, Greaves Motorsport, Starworks Motorsport
Best finish7th (2012)
Class wins3 (2006, 2011, 2012)

He has enjoyed success in sportscars, winning both the Le Mans 24 Hours and Le Mans Series LMP2 class for Greaves Motorsport in 2011.[1] He won the LMP2 class again in the 2012 race, driving for Starworks Motorsport with Ryan Dalziel and Enzo Potolicchio in Starworks Motorsport's HPD ARX-03b. He won the 2015 24 hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Petit Le Mans in the PC class, nearly sweeping the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2015.

He is the son of Geoff Kimber-Smith, a former driver in the British Touring Car Championship.

Contents

Racing recordEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2000 T Cars 20 ? ? ? 10 ? 1st
2001 Slick 50 Formula Ford Championship Infocus Racing 6 0 0 0 0 0 31st
2002 British Formula Ford Panasonic Batteries Racing Team JLR 18 0 0 1 2 226 6th
Formula Ford Festival 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
2003 British Formula Ford Panasonic Batteries Racing Team JLR 20 5 1 1 10 421 1st
Formula Ford Festival 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
Formula Renault UK Winter Series Team JLR 4 0 0 0 1 14 15th
2004 Formula 3 Euro Series Team Kolles 20 0 0 0 0 2 20th
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 27th
2005 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Team JLR 20 0 0 1 1 206 12th
Formula Renault 2.0 Netherlands 2 0 0 0 0 15 25th
2006 British GT Championship Team LNT 11 2 5 ? 11 71 2nd
24 Hours of Le Mans - GT2 1 1 0 ? 1 N/A 1st
American Le Mans Series 1 0 0 0 0 14 35th
2007 Le Mans Series - LMGT2 Team LNT 4 0 0 0 0 5 19th
Le Mans Series - LMP2 1 0 1 0 1 8 19th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMGT2 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
2008 2008 Rolex Sports Car Series - DP Cheever Racing 5 0 0 0 0 78 32nd
2011 Le Mans Series Greaves Motorsport 5 3 1 1 4 64 1st
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 1 0 0 1 N/A 1st
2012 FIA World Endurance Championship Starworks Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 21 19th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 1st
European Le Mans Series Greaves Motorsport 3 0 0 0 1 48 5th
American Le Mans Series - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2013 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Greaves Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 40 8th
European Le Mans Series - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 10 17th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 11th
American Le Mans Series - GT CORE Autosport 5 0 0 0 1 32 17th
2014 European Le Mans Series Greaves Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 32 9th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 Caterham Racing 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 11th
United SportsCar Championship - PC 8 Star Motorsports 4 0 0 0 1 107 16th
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge - GS Turner Motorsport 12 0 0 0 2 243 7th

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2004 Team Kolles Dallara F302/076 Mercedes HOC
1

21
HOC
2

Ret
EST
1

7
EST
2

21
ADR
1

9
ADR
1

Ret
PAU
1

13
PAU
2

10
NOR
1

DSQ
NOR
1

21
MAG
1

Ret
MAG
2

Ret
NÜR
1

DSQ
NÜR
2

DSQ
ZAN
1

14
ZAN
2

Ret
BRN
1

18
BRN
2

23
HOC
1

22
HOC
2

Ret
20th 2

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006   Team LNT   Lawrence Tomlinson
  Richard Dean
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 321 15th 1st
2007   Team LNT   Danny Watts
  Tommy Milner
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 60 DNF DNF
2011   Greaves Motorsport   Karim Ojjeh
  Olivier Lombard
Zytek Z11SN-Nissan LMP2 326 8th 1st
2012   Starworks Motorsport   Enzo Potolicchio
  Ryan Dalziel
HPD ARX-03b LMP2 354 7th 1st
2013   Greaves Motorsport   Alexander Rossi
  Eric Lux
Zytek Z11SN-Nissan LMP2 307 23rd 10th
2014   Caterham Racing   Chris Dyson
  Matt McMurry
Zytek Z11SN-Nissan LMP2 329 25th 11th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Weeks, James (16 December 2011). "Kimber-Smith sticks with Greaves but loses Le Mans berth". motorstv.com. Motors TV. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2011.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tom Boardman
T Cars Champion
2000
Succeeded by
Ben Reeves
Preceded by
Westley Barber
British Formula Ford
Champion

2003
Succeeded by
Valle Mäkelä
Preceded by
Thomas Erdos
Mike Newton
Le Mans Series LMP2 Champion
2011 with:
Karim Ojjeh
Succeeded by
Mathias Beche
Pierre Thiriet
European Le mans Series