Philipp Peter

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24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2002, 2006 - 2007, 2009
Teams Audi Sport Team Joest, Swiss Spirit, PSI Experience, G.A.C Racing Team
Best finish 3rd (2002)
Class wins 0

Philipp Peter (born 6 April 1969 in Vienna) is a race car driver from Austria.

He started in junior formula cars with the highlight winning the Austria Formula 3 Cup in 1992. He represented Austria in the 1990 EFDA Nations Cup and also raced in Indy Lights finishing third in the Championship in 1999.

In 2003 he won the 12 Hours of Sebring in a Team Joest Audi R8 with teammates Marco Werner and Frank Biela. He previously competed in Indy Lights in 1998 and 1999, capturing victories in 1999 at Long Beach, Portland and Michigan and finishing 11th and 3rd in series points in his two years, respectively.

In 2006 Peter raced in the FIA GT Championship for RaceAlliance Motorsport in an Aston Martin DBR9 with Karl Wendlinger, scoring one win in Mugello. For 2007 he remained in the FIA GT Championship, but this time for PSI Experience driving a Chevrolet Corvette C6.R with Luke Hines and scoring a second place in Zhuhai. He also ran for JMB Racing in a Maserati MC12 with Joe Macari, Ben Aucott, and Marino Franchitti in the Spa 24 Hours, finishing seventh. He later switched to the GT2 class at Nogaro, running an Advanced Engineering Ferrari F430 with Rui Águas and finishing seventh in class. For the last race of the 2007 season, Peter teamed once again with Luke Hines in an Aston Martin DBR9 for Gigaware Motorsport, but was unable to finish the event. Peter finished 26th in the GT1 Drivers Championship standings and 39th in the GT2 Drivers Championship Standings.

Peter also competed in the 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans with PSI Experience driving a Chevrolet Corvette C6.R with Claude-Yves Gosselin and David Hallyday, finishing 28th overall.

Career Results[edit]

Complete Indy Lights Results[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Rank Points
1998 Dorricott Racing United States
MIA
11
United States
LBH
4
United States
NZR
Ret
United States
STL
2
United States
MIL
9
United States
DET
10
United States
POR
Ret
United States
CLE
7
Canada
TOR
4
United States
MIS
Ret
Canada
TRS
11
Canada
VAN
9
United States
LS
16
United States
FON
12
11th 62
1999 Dorricott Racing United States
MIA
13
United States
LBH
1
United States
NZR
8
United States
STL
11
United States
MIL
1
United States
DET
4
United States
POR
7
United States
CLE
1
Canada
TOR
8
United States
MIS
12
Canada
TRS
8
Canada
VAN
10
3rd 62

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2002 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Germany Marco Werner
Germany Michael Krumm
Audi R8 LMP900 372 3rd 3rd
2006 Switzerland Swiss Spirit Switzerland Harold Primat
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
Courage LC70-Judd LMP1 132 DNF DNF
2007 Belgium PSI Experience France Claude-Yves Gosselin
France David Hallyday
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GT1 289 28th 12th
2009 Switzerland GAC Racing Team Saudi Arabia Karim Ojjeh
France Claude-Yves Gosselin
Zytek 07S/2 LMP2 102 DNF DNF

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Josef Neuhauser
Austria Formula 3 Cup champion
1992
Succeeded by
Max Angelelli