Pierre Kaffer

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24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2004, 2008 -
Teams Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx, Farnbacher Racing, Risi Competizione, PeCom Racing
Best finish 5th (2004)
Class wins 1 (2009)
Kaffer driving for Audi (Team Phoenix) in the 2006 DTM season.

Pierre Kaffer (born 7 November 1976 in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate) is a race driver from Germany, currently living in Switzerland.

Career[edit]

In, 1990 Kaffer started in Karting, moving in 1994 to Formula Ford, later Formula Opel and then from 1997 to 2001 in the German Formula 3 Championship.

His biggest success was in 2004, winning the 12 Hours of Sebring in an Audi R8.

For 2005 and 2006 he competed for Audi Sport Team Joest in the DTM series.

In 2009 Kaffer will pilot a Ferrari F430GT for Risi Competizione in the American Le Mans Series.

For 2012, Kaffer will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series in a Pecom Racing Oreca 03-Nissan.

Racing record[edit]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2004 United Kingdom Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx United Kingdom Allan McNish
Germany Frank Biela
Audi R8 LMP1 350 5th 5th
2008 Germany Farnbacher Racing Germany Pierre Ehret
Denmark Lars-Erik Nielsen
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 317 23rd 3rd
2009 United States Risi Competizione Brazil Jaime Melo
Finland Mika Salo
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 329 18th 1st
2010 United States Risi Competizione Brazil Jaime Melo
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 116 DNF DNF
2011 Argentina PeCom Racing Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
Argentina Matías Russo
Lola B11/40-Judd LMP2 139 DNF DNF
2012 Argentina PeCom Racing Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
France Soheil Ayari
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 352 9th 3rd
2013 Argentina Pecom Racing Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
France Nicolas Minassian
Oreca 03-Nissan LMP2 325 10th 4th
2014 Italy AF Corse Italy Davide Rigon
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
28 DNF DNF

Complete Porsche Supercup 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 11 12 DC Points
2002 Team HP-Phoenix - PZK Porsche 996 GT3 ITA ESP AUT MON GER
Ret
GBR GER HUN BEL ITA USA USA NC‡ 0‡
2003 Infineon Team Farnbacher PZM Porsche 996 GT3 ITA
1
ESP
1
AUT
2
MON
Ret
GER
5
FRA
4
GBR
5
GER
4
HUN
2
ITA
2
USA
Ret
USA
DSQ
3rd 154

‡ Not eligible for points for being a guest driver.

Complete Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 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 11 DC Points
2005 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi A4 DTM 2004 HOC
13†
LAU
5
SPA
14
BRN
12
OSC
17
NOR
8
NÜR
18
ZAN
11
LAU
Ret
IST
Ret
HOC
10
15th 5
2006 Audi Sport Team Phoenix Audi A4 DTM 2005 HOC
Ret
LAU
10
OSC
10
BRH
9
NOR
8
NÜR
14
ZAN
9
CAT
Ret
BUG
12
HOC
NC
16th 1
  • † — Retired, but was classified as he completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Complete Porsche Carrera Cup Germany results[edit]

(key)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
2007 Schnabl Engineering Porsche 997 GT3 HOC
12
OSC
11
LAU
1

12
LAU
2

9
NOR
Ret
ZAN
20
NÜR
5
CAT
9
HOC
10
12th 48

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Joël Camathias
Marcel Fässler
International GT Open champion
2010
with Álvaro Barba
Succeeded by
Soheil Ayari