Nicolas Armindo

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Nicolas Armindo
Nationality  French
Born (1982-03-08) 8 March 1982 (age 32)
Colmar (France)
2014 FIA GT1 World Championship
Debut season 2010
Current team Matech Competition
Car no. 6
Former teams Mad-Croc Racing
Starts 8
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best champ.
finish
33rd in 2010
Previous series
2009
2002-03
2002-03
FIA GT3
Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
FFSA Formula Renault 2.0
Championship titles
2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2011, 2012, 2014
Teams IMSA Performance Matmut
Best finish 17th
Class wins 0

Nicolas Armindo (born 8 March 1982) is a race car driver born in Colmar, France.

As a child he enjoyed Karting and raced in many local races. Starting his career in French Formula Campus in 2001, Armindo moved on to drive in French Formula Renault (2002–2003), Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup (2002–2003) and more recently Porsche Carrera Cup Germany (2004). [1]

In 2010 Nicolas became champion in Porsche Carrera Cup Germany with Attempto racing .

In 2009 he was third in the FIA GT3 European Championship with Rosberg team with an Audi R8 LMS.

In 2005 he competed in the FIA GT Championship at the race of Istanbul. With position five in his class he scored 4 points. [2]

He currently holds the record for the fastest lap time in the 6th round of the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup, completing the 5.1-kilometre track in 1:51.692 minutes.[3]

Nicolas Armindo's team is currently IMSA Performance in the Le-Mans Series and Hermes Attempto Racing in the German Porsche Carrera Cup. Together they were able to win the Drivers- and the Team-title in the Carrera Cup in 2010. He also did several guest-starts for Lechner Racing in the Supercup and was able to win in Hockenheim.

In 2011 he raced the Le Mans-Series in a 2010 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR together with Raymond Narac in the GTE-AM-Class and won the Title in the GTE-AM-Class. For the 24 Hours of Le Mans he changed to the GTE-Pro-Class and drove the new 2011 GT3 RSR. He also drove a Porsche 997 GT3 R of the Attempto Team in the ADAC GT-Masters and the 24 Hours of Dubai.

In 2012 he drove the Rolex 24 in Daytona together with Orbit Racing and James Sofronas.


Racing record[edit]

Complete Porsche Supercup results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position – 2 points awarded 2008 onwards in all races) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DC Points
2006 Lechner Racing School Team Porsche 997 GT3 BHR
19
ITA1 GER1 ESP MON GBR USA1 USA2 FRA GER2 HUN ITA2 NC‡ 0‡
2007 Tolimit Motorsport Porsche 997 GT3 BHR1
Ret
BHR2
8
ESP
8
MON
7
FRA
2
GBR
1
GER
11
HUN
Ret
TUR
Ret
ITA
19
BEL
Ret
9th 72
2008 Tolimit Motorsport Porsche 997 GT3 BHR1
18
BHR2
6
ESP1
4
TUR
Ret
MON
18
FRA
9
GBR
15
GER
6
HUN
16
ESP2 BEL ITA
1
11th 73
2010 Al Faisal Lechner Racing Porsche 997 GT3 BHR1 BHR2 ESP1 MON ESP2 GBR GER
1
HUN BEL
5
ITA
7
NC‡ 0‡

† — Did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

‡ — Guest driver – Not eligible for points.

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 Mad-Croc Racing Corvette ABU
QR
ABU
CR
SIL
QR

12
SIL
CR

11
BRN
QR
BRN
CR
PRI
QR
PRI
CR
33rd 14
Matech Competition Ford SPA
QR
SPA
CR
NÜR
QR
NÜR
CR
ALG
QR
ALG
CR
NAV
QR

4
NAV
CR

7
INT
QR

7
INT
CR

8
SAN
QR

17
SAN
CR

8

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2011 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
France Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
311 17th 5th
2012 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Anthony Pons
France Raymond Narac
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
328 21st 2nd
2014 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
France David Hallyday
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
323 31st 11th