Thomas Holzer

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Thomas Holzer
Nationality Germany German
Born (1985-12-27) 27 December 1985 (age 29)
Augsburg (Germany)
FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season 2012
Current team Lotus
Car no. 32
Starts 11
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 65th in 2012
Previous series
2011
2005
2003–04
2002
2001
ADAC GT Masters
Formula 3 Euro Series
German Formula Three
Formula BMW ADAC
Formula BMW Junior

Thomas Holzer (born 27 December 1985) is a German racing driver.

Career[edit]

Formula BMW[edit]

Born in Augsburg, Holzer began his karting career in 1997, before moving into the Formula BMW ADAC championship in 2001, with ADAC e.V. Motorsport.[1] Holzer finished seventh in the championship.[2] He switched teams and went to the main class, joining Mücke Motorsport for 2002 and finished the season on the sixth place with two wins at EuroSpeedway Lausitz.[3]

Formula Three[edit]

Holzer graduated to the Formula 3 class in 2003, joining the German Formula Three Championship and Trella Motorsport. He finished seventh with one podium.[4] He stayed in the series for the next year, but switched to his family team AM-Holzer Rennsport. He improved to fifth place in the standings and won race at EuroSpeedway Lausitz.[5]

In 2005, Holzer moved to the Formula 3 Euro Series. He finished 22nd in the standings without scoring a point.[6]

ADAC GT Masters[edit]

After six-year absence Holzer returned in racing, participating in local series ADAC GT Masters with Heico Motorsport.[7]

FIA World Endurance Championship[edit]

In 2012 Holzer moved to the endurance racing, joining FIA World Endurance Championship and Lotus.[8] He continued his LMP2 campaign with Lotus-backed Kodewa in 2013.[9]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2001 Formula BMW Junior ADAC e.V. Motorsport 20 1 0 1 4 131 7th
2002 Formula BMW ADAC Mücke Motorsport 20 2 1 0 4 130 6th
2003 German Formula Three Trella Motorsport 10 0 0 0 1 72 7th
2004 German Formula Three AM-Holzer Rennsport 18 1 1 2 4 121 5th
2005 Formula 3 Euro Series AM-Holzer Rennsport 20 0 0 0 0 12 22nd
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 22nd
2011 ADAC GT Masters Heico Motorsport 18 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2012 FIA World Endurance Championship Lotus 8 0 0 0 0 2.5 65th
FIA WEC (LMP2) 8 0 0 0 0 32 8th
24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP2) 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
2013 FIA World Endurance Championship Lotus 3 0 0 0 0 0.5* 17th*
FIA WEC – Trophy for LMP2 Drivers 3 0 0 0 0 8* 28th*
24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP2) 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
European Le Mans Series (LMP2) Boutsen Ginion Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC

* Season in progress.

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2005 AM-Holzer Rennsport Dallara FF305/060 Opel HOC
1

11
HOC
2

Ret
PAU
1

18
PAU
2

13
SPA
1

DSQ
SPA
2

16
MON
1

Ret
MON
2

14
OSC
1

16
OSC
2

20
NOR
1

13
NOR
2

17
NÜR
1

19
NÜR
2

15
ZAN
1

11
ZAN
2

13
LAU
1

11
LAU
2

16
HOC
3

Ret
HOC
4

15
22nd 0

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2012 Lotus LMP2 Lola B12/80 Lotus 3.6 L V8 SEB
6
SPA
Ret
LMS
Ret
SIL
6
SÃO
8
BHR
Ret
FUJ
Ret
SHA
6
8th 32
2013 Lotus LMP2 Lotus T128 Praga Judd 3.6 L V8 SIL
NC
SPA
6
LMS
Ret
SÃO
Ret
COA FUJ SHA BHR 32nd* 8*

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2012 Germany Lotus Germany Mirco Schultis
Italy Luca Moro
Lola B08/80-Lotus (Judd) LMP2 155 DNF DNF
2013 Czech Republic Lotus Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Lotus T128-Praga (Judd) LMP2 219 DNF DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results". cmv-sportmedia.de. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Formula BMW Junior 2001". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Formula BMW ADAC 2002". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Deutsche Formel 3 Meisterschaft 2003". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Deutsche Formel 3 Meisterschaft 2004". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Formula 3 Euro Series 2005". Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "ADAC GT Masters 2011". Driver Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  8. ^ O'Leary, Jamie (24 February 2012). "Thomas Holzer to drive Lotus-backed LMP2 Kodewa Lola in World Endurance Championship". Autosport (Haymarket). Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Lotus LMP2 in FIA WEC and 24H of Le Mans". endurance-info.com. Endurance-Info. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 

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