Casper Elgaard

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24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2001, 2003-2004, 2006 - 2009, 2011
Teams Team Den Blå Avis, RN Motorsport Ltd., Lister Racing, Zytek Engineering, Aston Martin Racing Larbre, Team Essex
Best finish 7th (2007)
Class wins 1 (2009)
Elgaard in a BMW 320si waiting to start in the Danish Touring Car Championship.

Casper Elgaard (born 5 April 1978) is a Danish auto racing driver. He has competed several times in the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2001, as well as regular drives in the Le Mans Series. In 2008 he finished second in the LMP2 class of Le Mans for Team Essex in a Porsche RS Spyder.[1] He also won his class at the 2008 1000 km of Monza. In 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans Elgaard won the LMP2 class in the Team Essex Porsche Spyder.

He is four times champion of the Danish Touring Car Championship between 2004 and 2006, and again in the series final season in 2010. Early racing includes finishing as runner-up in the 1998 Danish Formula Ford series, as well as a drive in German Formula Ford. In 1999 he raced in the Formula Renault Euro Cup.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2001 Denmark Team Den Blå Avis
Japan Team Goh
Denmark John Nielsen
Japan Hiroki Katoh
Dome S101-Judd LMP900 66 DNF DNF
2003 United Kingdom RN Motorsport Denmark John Nielsen
Japan Hayanari Shimoda
DBA4 03S-Zytek LMP675 288 22nd 2nd
2004 United Kingdom Lister Racing Denmark John Nielsen
Denmark Jens Møller
Lister Storm LMP-Chevrolet LMP1 279 24th 9th
2006 United Kingdom Zytek Engineering
Denmark Team Essex Invest
Denmark John Nielsen
Denmark Philip Andersen
Zytek 06S LMP1 269 NC NC
2007 France Aston Martin Racing Larbre France Christophe Bouchut
Italy Fabrizio Gollin
Aston Martin DBR9 GT1 341 7th 3rd
2008 Denmark Team Essex Denmark John Nielsen
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo LMP2 347 12th 2nd
2009 Denmark Team Essex Denmark Kristian Poulsen
France Emmanuel Collard
Porsche RS Spyder Evo LMP2 357 10th 1st
2011 Switzerland Hope Racing Switzerland Steve Zacchia
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Oreca 01-Swiss HyTech LMP1 115 DNF DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.experiencelemans.com/en-us/dept_262.html 2008 Le Mans 24 hour standings.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jan Magnussen
Danish Touring Car Champion
2004 - 2006
Succeeded by
Michel Nykjaer
Preceded by
Michel Nykjaer
Danish Touring Car Champion
2010
Succeeded by
series became STCC