Thorkild Thyrring

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Thorkild Thyrring (born 24 October 1946) is a Danish auto racing driver. He drove several times in the Le Mans 24 hour race, most recently in 2005 and 2006 for Sebah Automotive Ltd in a Porsche 911 GT3. His best result in the race was finishing nineteenth overall in 2005. Previously he raced a Lotus in 1993 and 1994, and a Corvette in 1995. His team had failed to finish the race in all these previous attempts.

He competed in the 1992 British Touring Car Championship for the works Toyota Team, but was dropped after half a season due to poor results, finishing in seventeenth place.[1] He has also raced in the Danish Touring Car Championship in 2000 with a Nissan Primera. He won three British GT Championship titles between 1993 and 1995.

Racing record[edit]

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1993 United Kingdom Lotus Sport
United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering
Japan Yojiro Terada
United Kingdom Peter Hardman
Lotus Esprit S300 GT 92 DNF DNF
1994 United Kingdom Lotus Sport
United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering
Netherlands Klaas Zwart
Germany Andreas Fuchs
Lotus Esprit S300 GT2 28 DNF DNF
1995 United Kingdom Agusta Racing Team Italy Almo Coppelli
France Patrick Bourdais
Callaway Corvette Supernatural GT2 96 DNF DNF
2005 United Kingdom Sebah Automotive Ltd. Denmark Lars-Erik Nielsen
Germany Pierre Ehret
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 2003 19th 6th
2006 United Kingdom Sebah Automotive Ltd. Germany Christian Ried
France Xavier Pompidou
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 2003 19th 6th

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