Bryce Miller

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Bryce Miller
Bryce Miller Le Mans drivers parade 2011 crop.jpg
Miller at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans driver parade.
Nationality United States American
Born (1982-07-26) 26 July 1982 (age 33)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Previous series
2008-2011
2010-2011
2010
2007-2009
2009
2006-2007
1997
American Le Mans Series
Grand-Am Rolex GT Championship
Le Mans 24 Hours
Grand-Am Rolex Series
FIA GT Championship
IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup
Canadian National Go-Kart
Championship titles
2014
2008
2007
1992
Tudor United Sports Championship
American Le Mans Series
NASCAR Rolex Grand-Am Sports
U.S. Grand National Go-Kart Champion, East Coast Regional Go-Kart Champion

Bryce Miller (born July 26, 1982) is an American racing driver from Summit, New Jersey.[1] He currently drives in the NASCAR owned Tudor United Sportscar Championship for Paul Miller Racing. Bryce is the son of Paul Miller and nephew of Kenper Miller, both of whom competed in sports car racing.professional driving career The family trio aggregates a consolidated 75 years of motor racing experience.

Early life[edit]

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Miller grew up watching his father, Paul Miller and uncle Kenper Miller’s professional driving career from Miller saw an early success the pits. He was influenced by his father and uncle to begin his go-karting career at the age of 7. Miller saw an early success winning over 60 International Karting Federation races which included breaking the track record at his home circuit, Oakland Valley Raceway. He began racing open wheel formula cars professionally when he was 17 years old and after he graduated The University of Vermont, Porsche invited Miller to the UPS Porsche Junior Team shoot-out to compete for a factory seat, this was the point when he decided to compete in sports car racing.[2]

Career[edit]

Miller started racing go-karts competitively at the age of 7, and by 10 years old he became the U.S. Grand National Karting Champion and East Coast Regional Karting Champion. He moved up to open-wheel formula cars, winning Rookie of the Year honors in the Formula Barber Dodge Championship and was invited to participate in the acclaimed Winfield Scholarship competition, where he finished runner-up to the scholarship winner. His open-wheel formula career spanned from 1999-2003. After Porsche invited him to compete in the Junior Cup shoot-out he decided to pursue sports car racing. In 2007, his debut year on the 13 race Grand-Am Rolex Series circuit, he accumulated 10 podiums, winning at Virginia International Raceway, winning the Team Championship and finishing 3rd in driver points and 2nd in Rookie of the Year points. In 2008, he won the Atlanta America Generac 500. Miller secured a total of 24 podium finishes from 2006 to 2009 racing in the Grand-Am Rolex Series and, American Le Mans Series and IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge. During these years he finished 2nd at the acclaimed Daytona 24 hours both in 2008 and 2011 and finished 2nd in the famed TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa.

He teamed with British driver Luke Hines in the American Le Mans Series GTC category. That season he secured a track record at the Salt Lake Grand Prix and qualified on pole at The Mosport Grand-Prix.[3] In June 2010, Miller joined up with JMW Motorsport to compete in the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans with co-drivers Rob Bell and Tim Sugden. In the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans, he joined Team Felbermayr-Proton, driving a Porsche 997 GT3-RSR with co-drivers Nick Tandy and Abdulaziz Al-Faisal.[4]

He also finished second in both the team and driver championship points of in the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar Championship in an Audi R8 LMS prepared by Paul Miller Racing. In 2014, Miller again competed in the 2015 Tudor United SportsCar Championship with Paul Miller Racing, joining both Christopher Haase and Dion Von Moltke. Miller partnered with full-season co-drivers Christopher Haase and Dion von Moltke in the Rolex 24 At Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring, moving 2015 off to a fast start with a pair of fifth-place finishes. He more recently scored a podium, 3rd-place finish at Watkins Glen’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen.

Career Results[edit]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2010 United Kingdom JMW Motorsport United Kingdom Rob Bell
United Kingdom Tim Sugden
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 GT2 71 DNF DNF
2011 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton United Kingdom Nick Tandy
Saudi Arabia Abdulaziz Al-Faisal
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
169 DNF DNF

American Le Mans Series results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos.
2008 United States Farnbacher-Loles Motorsport GermanyDirk Werner
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 622 18
2009 United States Farnbacher-Loles Racing Germany Marc Lieb
Germany Dirk Werner
Germany Pierre Ehret
Austria Richard Lietz
Austria Martin Ragginger
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 172 44
2010 United States Orbit Racing United States John McMullen Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTC 714 12
2011 United States Paul Miller Racing Germany Sascha Maassen
France Emmanuel Collard
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT 1424 13
2012 United States Paul Miller Racing Germany Sascha Maassen
United Kingdom Rob Bell
Austria Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT 1622 9
2013 United States Paul Miller Racing Germany Marco Holzer
Austria Richard Lietz
France Emmanuel Collard
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT 1086 19

Rolex Sports Car Series[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos.
2007 United States Farnbacher Loles Motorsports GermanyDirk Werner Porsche 997 GT3 GT 1717 1
2008 United States The Racer's Group
United States Farnbacher Loles Motorsports
GermanyDirk Werner
United StatesTed Ballou
Porsche 997 GT3 GT 1867 8
2009 United States The Racer's Group
United States Racers Edge Motorsports
United States Miller Barrett Racing
United States John Potter
United States Craig Stanton
Germany Marco Holzer
Mazda RX-8 GT 965 2
2010 United States Miller Barrett Racing Porsche 997 GT3 GT 501 43
2011 United States Paul Miller Racing Porsche 997 GT3 GT 684 57
2012 United States Paul Miller Racing Porsche 997 GT3 GT 224 105
2013 United States Paul Miller Racing Porsche 997 GT3 GT 161 105

Tudor United SportsCar Championship[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos.
2014 United States Paul Miller Racing GermanyChristopher Haase Audi R8 LMS GTD 376 2
2015 United States Paul Miller Racing GermanyChristopher Haase
United StatesDion Von Moltke
Audi R8 LMS GTD 15

FIA GT Championshipp[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos.
2009 Italy BMS Scuderia Italia Germany Marco Holzer
Austria Martin Ragginger
Porsche 997 GT3 RSR GT 2

Blancpain GT Series[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos.
2009 Belgium Prospeed Competition Belgium Ludovic Sougnez
Netherlands Paul van Splunteren
Porsche 997 GT3 RSR GT DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bryce Miller". American Le Mans Series. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Interview with MAR Magazine". Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "ALMS Mosport Final Grid" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2010-08-29. Archived (PDF) from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  4. ^ "Qualifying 3" (PDF). Automobile Club de l'Ouest. 10 June 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 

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