Dominik Farnbacher

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Dominik Farnbacher
Dominik Farnbacher at Le Mans drivers parade 2010.jpg
Farnbacher at Le Mans in 2010
Nationality  German
Born (1984-09-26) 26 September 1984 (age 30)
Ansbach, Germany
2014 United SportsCar Championship
Debut season 2006
Current team SRT Motorsports
Car no. 91
Starts 54
Wins 5
Poles 0
Best finish 7th (GT) in 2013 (as ALMS)
Previous series
1996–2000
2001
2002–2006
2004
2006, 2009–2011
2012
2006-2013
Karting
Formula BMW Junior
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
Porsche Supercup
Le Mans Series
World Endurance Championship
American LeMans Series
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2006, 20092013
Teams Seikel Motorsport, Team Farnbacher, Luxury Racing, SRT Motorsports
Best finish 12th

Dominik Farnbacher (born 26 September 1984 in Ansbach) is a German sports car racing driver, and currently an SRT factory driver, driving an SRT Viper GTS-R in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Career[edit]

After beginning his career in karting, Farnbacher competed in Formula BMW Junior in 2001, finishing 9th in the championship. He then moved to sports car racing, participating in Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, at first for his father's team, Farnbacher Racing; he also participated in the 2004 Porsche Supercup season.

In 2005, Farnbacher co-drove for Farnbacher Racing to win the GT class in the 24 Hours of Daytona.[1] In 2006, Farnbacher drove in the Le Mans Series for Seikel Motorsport in the GT2 class. He also made his debut in the American Le Mans Series, driving at the 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans, and participated in his first 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing 2nd in class.[1] Farnbacher raced in the full ALMS season in 2007, driving a Porsche for Tafel Racing. He also ran in the Super GT series in Japan, taking two wins in the GT300 class at Motegi and Fuji. 2008 saw Farnbacher finish 2nd in the GT2 drivers' championship for Tafel, winning four races.

In 2009 Farnbacher switched to Team PTG, driving a Panoz Esperante. He also won the Okayama 1000 Kilometers. Farnbacher won the SP7 class of the 2010 24 Hours Nürburgring with co-drivers Allan Simonsen, Leh Keen, and Marco Seefried.[2] Farnbacher also finished 2nd in GT2 at Le Mans with Simonsen and Keen. He spent 2011 in the ADAC GT Masters series in Germany. Late in 2012, Farnbacher began racing the SRT Viper; he ran with SRT Motorsports for the full 2013 ALMS season, and remained with the team in the merged United SportsCar Championship in 2014.[1]

Motorsports career results[edit]

24 Hours of Le Mans[edit]

24 Hours of Daytona[edit]

(key)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dominik Farnbacher". SRT Motorsports. 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  2. ^ Broomhead, James (May 17, 2010). "BMW Motorsport Take Surprise Nurburgring 24 Victory". The Checkered Flag. Royston, Hertfordshire, England. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 

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