Richard Lietz

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Richard Lietz
Richard lietz portrait.jpg
Nationality Austria Austrian
Born (1983-02-17) 17 February 1983 (age 31)
Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Austria
2014 Le Mans Series
Current team Team Felbermayr-Proton
Car no. 77
Championship titles
2007
2009
2010
International GT Open
Le Mans Series (GT2 class)
Le Mans Series (GT2 class)
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2007 -
Teams IMSA Performance Matmut
Team Felbermayr-Proton
Porsche AG Team Manthey
Best finish 11th (2010)
Class wins 3 (2007, 2010, 2013)

Richard Lietz (born 17 December 1983 in Waidhofen an der Ybbs) is an Austrian racing driver. He has competed in such series as American Le Mans Series, Formula 3 Euro Series and the Rolex Sports Car Series. He is also a multiple race-winner in Porsche Supercup. Lietz was overall series champion in the 2007 International GT Open season with Swiss driver Joël Camathias. He has won the GT2 class of the Le Mans Series twice, alongside German driver Marc Lieb in both in the 2009 and 2010 seasons.

Lietz won the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona GT division driving a Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with co-drivers Andy Lally, Rene Rast and team owner John Potter. He will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship with Team Felbermayr-Proton.

Racing record[edit]

Partial 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
2004 Tolimit Motorsport Porsche 996 GT3 ITA ESP MON GER USA USA FRA GBR GER
8
HUN
7
BEL
12
ITA
9
NC‡ 0‡
2005 Tolimit Motorsport Porsche 997 GT3 ITA
6
ESP
8
MON
5
GER
8
USA
5
USA
7
FRA
1
GBR
Ret
GER
5
HUN
6
ITA
21
BEL
6
5th 130
2006 Tolimit Motorsport Porsche 997 GT3 BHR
8
ITA
11
GER
2
ESP
22
MON
1
GBR
3
USA
Ret
USA
4
FRA
2
GER
1
HUN
4
ITA
5
3rd 157

‡ Not eligible for points.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2007 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 320 15th 1st
2008 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 26 DNF DNF
2009 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 24 DNF DNF
2010 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 338 11th 1st
2011 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
312 16th 4th
2012 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Germany Wolf Henzler
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
184 DNF DNF
2013 Germany Porsche AG Team Manthey France Romain Dumas
Germany Marc Lieb
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
315 16th 1st
2014 Germany Porsche Team Manthey Germany Marco Holzer
France Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
337 15th 3rd

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Michele Bartyan
International GT Open champion
2007
with Joël Camathias
Succeeded by
Andrea Montermini
Michele Maceratesi