Maxime Martin

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Maxime Martin
Nationality  Belgian
Born (1986-03-20) 20 March 1986 (age 28)
Uccle (Belgium)
2014 DTM
Debut season 2014
Current team BMW Team RMG
Starts 10
Wins 1
Poles 1
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 7th in 2014
Previous series
2006
2007
2007
2007, 09
2007–08
2008
2008
2008–09
2008–10
2009
2009
2009
2010–12
2010
2013
2013
Formula Renault 1.6 Belgium
French Formula Renault
THP Spider Cup
GT4 European Cup
Eurocup Mégane Trophy
FIA GT Championship
Renault Clio Cup France
Renault Clio Cup Belgium
FIA GT3 Championship
Formula Le Mans
Belgian GT Championship
ADAC GT Masters
FIA GT1 World Championship
French GT Championship
Blancpain Endurance Series
American Le Mans Series
Championship titles
2008 Clio Cup France

Maxime Martin (born 20 March 1986 in Uccle) is a Belgian racing driver, competing in the DTM for BMW Team RMG. Martin has been a BMW factory driver since 2013, racing full-time in the American Le Mans Series for BMW Team RLL that season, as well as acting as BMW's DTM test and reserve driver. In late 2013 at BMW Motorsport's yearly review, Martin was confirmed as a full-time BMW DTM driver for the 2014 season.

Career[edit]

In 2006 Martin finished fourth in the Formula Renault 1.6 Belgium series.[1] In 2007 he began racing in the Eurocup Mégane Trophy, finishing third overall with one victory. The following year he finished as runner-up, with six wins. He also won the French Renault Clio Cup title. In 2009 he raced mainly in the FIA GT3 European Championship for AutoGT Racing in a Morgan Aero 8, winning at Silverstone.

For 2010 Martin began racing in the new FIA GT1 World Championship for the Marc VDS Racing Team in a Ford GT. Along with teammate Bas Leinders he scored two podium finishes and ended the season 14th in the standings. In 2011, Martin teamed with Frédéric Makowiecki to win 4 races, including both rounds at Ordos.

Racing record[edit]

Complete GT1 World Championship results[edit]

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pos Points
2010 Marc VDS Racing Team Ford ABU
QR

6
ABU
CR

13
SIL
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19
SIL
CR

8
BRN
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16
BRN
CR

Ret
PRI
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20
PRI
CR

4
SPA
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9
SPA
CR

Ret
NÜR
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Ret
NÜR
CR

11
ALG
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Ret
ALG
CR

5
NAV
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3
NAV
CR

5
INT
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11
INT
CR

5
SAN
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3
SAN
CR

Ret
14th 54
2011 Marc VDS Racing Team Ford ABU
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1
ABU
CR

8
ZOL
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5
ZOL
CR

8
ALG
QR

6
ALG
CR

Ret
SAC
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1
SAC
CR

Ret
SIL
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NC
SIL
CR

Ret
NAV
QR

3
NAV
CR

4
PRI
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5
PRI
CR

6
ORD
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1
ORD
CR

1
BEI
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Ret
BEI
CR

4
SAN
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15
SAN
CR

11
6th 98
2012 Valmon Racing Team Russia Aston Martin NOG
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16
NOG
CR

12
ZOL
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9
ZOL
CR

12
NAV
QR

14
NAV
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Ret
SVK
QR
SVK
CR
ALG
QR
ALG
CR
SVK
QR
SVK
CR
MOS
QR
MOS
CR
NUR
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NUR
CR
DON
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DON
CR
28th 0

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2011 Belgium Kronos Racing
Belgium Marc VDS Racing Team
Belgium Vanina Ickx
Belgium Bas Leinders
Lola-Aston Martin B09/60 LMP1 328 7th 7th
2012 France OAK Racing Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson
Belgium Bas Leinders
Morgan LMP2-Nissan LMP2 341 14th 7th
2013 France Thiriet by TDS Racing France Pierre Thiriet
France Ludovic Badey
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 310 DNF DNF

Complete DTM results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos Points
2014 BMW Team RMG BMW M4 DTM HOC
20
OSC
14
HUN
6
NOR
17
MSC
1
SPL
15
NÜR
7
LAU
14
ZAN
6
HOC
Ret
7th 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maxime Martin". Driver Database. Retrieved 8 June 2014.