Dieter Glemser

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Dieter Glemser in 1972

Dieter Glemser (born 1938 in Stuttgart) is a former touring car racing driver from Stuttgart, Germany.

He started his career in the early 1960s in rallying with a Porsche 356 and

In 1963 he won the Rally Poland with a Mercedes-Benz 220SE.

In circuit racing, be became very successful in the early 1970s for Ford:

Glemser also drove one time in Australia, partnering then 3-time and defending race winner Allan Moffat in Moffat's V8 powered Ford XB Falcon GT Hardtop in the 1974 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 at the Mount Panorama Circuit. After numerous engine and transmission troubles in practice (which saw them qualify in 15th) and again in the race, the Falcon was retired from the 163 lap race on lap 92. The Allan Moffat Racing team had gone into the race as favourites after Moffat easily won the traditional lead up event to Bathurst, the Sandown 250 just one month earlier.

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Preceded by
Toine Hezemans
European Touring Car Championship champion
Succeeded by
Jochen Mass