Patric Niederhauser

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Patric Niederhauser
Nationality   Swiss
Born (1991-10-08) 8 October 1991 (age 23)
Münsingen (Switzerland)
2014 GP3 Series
Debut season 2012
Current team Jenzer Motorsport
Car no. 11
Starts 50
Wins 5
Poles 0
Fastest laps 4
Best finish 7th in 2012
Previous series
2012
2010-11
2010
Italian Formula Three
Formula Abarth
Formula Renault 2.0 MEC
Championship titles
2011 Formula Abarth Italian Series

Patric Niederhauser (born 8 October 1991 in Münsingen) is a professional racing driver from Switzerland. He was the champion of the Formula Abarth Italian Series.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Niederhauser began karting in 2006 and raced primarily in his native Switzerland for the majority of his career, working his way up from the junior ranks to progress through to the KF2 category by 2009, when he finished as runner-up in Swiss Karting Championship.[1]

Formula Abarth[edit]

In 2010, Niederhauser graduated to single–seaters, racing in the newly–launched Formula Abarth series in Italy for Jenzer Motorsport. Race victory at in Varano and another five podiums at the end of the season saw him finish as runner-up in the Italian series,[1] Niederhauser remained in Formula Abarth for a second season in 2011, when the series split in European and Italian series. He won the Italian Series title in clash with teammate (till Spa round) Sergey Sirotkin, taking six wins in fourteen races.[2] In European Series the Swiss driver finished as runner-up with five race victories, 37 points behind Sirotkin.[3]

Formula Renault[edit]

During the 2010 Niederhauser also contested a single round of the Formula Renault 2.0 Middle European Championship at Dijon, finishing on podium in both races.[4]

GP3 Series[edit]

In 2012 Niederhauser will continue his collaboration with Jenzer Motorsport into GP3 Series.[5]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F.L. Podiums Points Position
2010 Formula Abarth Jenzer Motorsport 14 1 1 1 6 106 2nd
Formula Renault 2.0 Middle European Championship 2 0 0 0 2 N/A NC†
2011 Formula Abarth Italian Series Jenzer Motorsport 14 6 2 6 8 149 1st
Formula Abarth European Series 14 5 1 6 9 138 2nd
2012 GP3 Series Jenzer Motorsport 16 2 0 1 4 101 7th
Italian Formula Three European Series BVM 9 1 0 1 2 48 11th
Italian Formula Three Italian Series 3 0 0 0 0 10 13th
2013 GP3 Series Jenzer Motorsport 16 0 0 0 2 33 13th
2014 GP3 Series Arden International 18 3 0 3 3 62 10th

† - As Niederhauser was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points.

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 D.C. Points
2012 Jenzer Motorsport ESP
FEA

4
ESP
SPR

5
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

15
VAL
FEA

8
VAL
SPR

1
GBR
FEA

10
GBR
SPR

3
GER
FEA

1
GER
SPR

9
HUN
FEA

16
HUN
SPR

2
BEL
FEA

11
BEL
SPR

6
ITA
FEA

5
ITA
SPR

Ret
7th 101
2013 Jenzer Motorsport ESP
FEA

2
ESP
SPR

3
VAL
FEA

13
VAL
SPR

Ret
GBR
FEA

15
GBR
SPR

11
GER
FEA

12
GER
SPR

8
HUN
FEA

25
HUN
SPR

15
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

9
ITA
FEA

8
ITA
SPR

Ret
ABU
FEA

Ret
ABU
SPR

15
13th 33
2014 Arden International ESP
FEA

10
ESP
SPR

9
AUT
FEA

10
AUT
SPR

6
GBR
FEA

13
GBR
SPR

Ret
GER
FEA

12
GER
SPR

6
HUN
FEA

6
HUN
SPR

1
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

Ret
ITA
FEA

13
ITA
SPR

19
RUS
FEA

8
RUS
SPR

1
ABU
FEA

7
ABU
SPR

DSQ
10th 62

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2013 Switzerland Race Performance Switzerland Michel Frey
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
Oreca 03-Judd LMP2 314 18th 9th

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PATRIC NIEDERHAUSER". Formula Abarth. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "NIEDERHAUSER WINS IN MONZA AND IS THE NEW ITALIAN CHAMPION". Formula Abarth. 16 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "SIROTKIN WINS RACE ONE IN BARCELONA AND GETS THE TITLE". Formula Abarth. 30 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "LO Formula Renault 2.0 Suisse 2010". Driver Database. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Jenzer Motorsport confirm Niederhauser for 2012". GP3 Series (GP2 Motorsport Limited). 3 March 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Brandon Maïsano
Formula Abarth
Formula Abarth Italian Series
Champion

2011
Succeeded by
Nicolas Costa