Antti Buri

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Antti Buri
NationalityFinnish
Born (1988-12-02) 2 December 1988 (age 30)
Turku, Finland
TCR International Series career
Debut season2016
Current teamLMS Racing
Car no.48
Former teamsLeopard Racing
Starts6
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish15th in 2016
Previous series
2016
2015
2014
2012-13
2013-14
2013, 15
2013
2012
2011
2010-11
2009-12
2008-12
2007, 09, 12
2007-09
ADAC TCR Germany
Blancpain Endurance Series
Porsche Supercup
International GTSprint Series
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
Porsche GT3 Cup Finland
Portuguese GT Championship
ADAC Formel Masters
Benelux Formula Ford
Finnish Formula Ford Junior
British Formula Ford
Formula Ford Festival
Formula Ford NEZ
Finnish Formula Ford Zetec
Championship titles
2013
2012
2010-11
2007, 09, 12
Porsche GT3 Cup Finland
British Formula Ford
Finnish Formula Ford Junior
Formula Ford NEZ

Antti Buri (born 2 December 1988) is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in the TCR International Series. Having previously competed in the Blancpain Endurance Series, Porsche Carrera Cup Germany & International GTSprint Series amongst others.

Racing career[edit]

Buri began his career in 2007 in Finnish Formula Ford Zetec, he raced there for many seasons up until 2009, also racing in the Formula Ford NEZ at the time. In 2009 he switched to the British Formula Ford Championship, he raced there up until 2012 and won the championship title that year. He switched to the Finnish Formula Ford Junior for 2010, taking the championship title in both 2010 & 2011. He made a couple of one-off appearances in the Benelux Formula Ford, ADAC Formel Masters & Portuguese GT Championship from 2011-13. For 2013 he switched to the Finnish Porsche GT3 Cup, ultimately winning the championship that year.[1] In 2013 he made a one-off appearance in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany series, ahead off a full entry in 2014, he finished 27th in the standings that year. From 2013-15 he made one-off appearances in the International GTSprint Series, Porsche Supercup & Blancpain Endurance Series.[2][3] In 2016 he raced in the ADAC TCR Germany Touring Car Championship, he took his first win in race 2 at the second round held at Sachsenring.[4][5]

In May 2016 it was announced that he would race in the TCR International Series, driving a Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR for Leopard Racing.[6][7]

Racing record[edit]

Complete TCR International Series 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 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2016 Leopard Racing Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR BHR
1
BHR
2
POR
1
POR
2
BEL
1

10
BEL
2

3
ITA
1
ITA
2
AUT
1
AUT
2
15th 30
LMS Racing SEAT León Cup Racer GER
1

5
GER
2

Ret
RUS
1
RUS
2
THA
1
THA
2
SIN
1
SIN
2
MYS
1
MYS
2
MAC
1

23†
MAC
2

Ret

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 75% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antti Buri career statistics". Driver Database. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Jaap van Lagen competes in Spa". racecam.de. racecam GmbH. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  3. ^ Dagys, John (18 May 2015). "61 Entries for Blancpain Endurance at Silverstone". Sportscar365. John Dagys Media, LLC. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Feld der ADAC TCR Germany ist komplett" [ADAC TCR Germany's field is complete]. www.adac-motorsport.de (in German). 4 April 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  5. ^ "TCR Germany: Buri first in eventful Sachsenring race 2". tcr-series.com. 1 May 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Corthals and Buri join the field at Spa-Francorchamps". tcr-series.com. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  7. ^ Hudson, Neil (3 May 2016). "Pierre-Yves Corthals and Antti Buri added to Spa field". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. Retrieved 12 May 2016.

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