Dirk Werner

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Dirk Werner and Jörg Müller at the 1000 km of Zhuhai of the 2010 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.

Dirk Werner (born 25 May 1981)[1] is a German BMW factory racing driver.

Born in Hannover, Werner was 2007[2] and 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series champion for Farnbacher-Loles Racing driving a Porsche 911 and finished third in the GT Class in the 2011 American Le Mans Series season.[3] Werner has scored podiums at some of the most prestigious endurance races, such as the 24 Hours of Daytona, 24 Hours of Spa, 24 Hours of Nürburgring, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans.

Since 2010, Werner is a BMW works driver, and has competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (with little success), the Le Mans Series and the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in addition to the American Le Mans Series.

In 2012, he will be one of the six BMW drivers in its return to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters[4] after two decades of absence.

Racing record[edit]

Complete Porsche Supercup 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 DC Points
2004 Farnbacher Racing Porsche 996 GT3 ITA
7
ESP
4
MON
3
GER
Ret
USA
3
USA
2
FRA
5
GBR
3
GER
15
HUN
2
BEL
19†
ITA
5
3rd 194
2005 MRS Racing Porsche 997 GT3 ITA ESP MON GER
9
USA USA FRA GBR NC‡ 0‡
Farnbacher Racing GER
18†
HUN ITA
5
BEL
1
2006 Farnbacher Racing Porsche 997 GT3 BHR
6
ITA
6
GER ESP MON GBR USA USA FRA GER HUN ITA 20th 10

† — Did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

‡ Not eligible for points

24 Hours of Daytona results[edit]

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006 United States Farnbacher/Loles Racing Austria Dieter Quester
Austria Philipp Peter
Italy Luca Riccitelli
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 683 12th 3rd
2007 United States Farnbacher Loles Motorsports United States Leh Keen
Germany Pierre Ehret
Germany Jörg Hardt
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 579 31st
DNF
14th
DNF
2008 United States Farnbacher Loles Racing Germany Dominik Farnbacher
Germany Pierre Ehret
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 646 18th 8th
2009 United States Farnbacher Loles Racing United States Leh Keen
Germany Wolf Henzler
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 676 16th 8th
2012 United States Turner Motorsport United States Bill Auberlen
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
United States Michael Marsal
Germany Dirk Müller
BMW M3 GT 691 27th 16th
2014 United States BMW Team RLL United States Graham Rahal
United States John Edwards
Germany Dirk Müller
BMW Z4 GTE GTLM 668 14th 4th
2015 United States BMW Team RLL United States Bill Auberlen
Brazil Augusto Farfus
Canada Bruno Spengler
BMW Z4 GTE GTLM 725 5th 2nd
2016 United States BMW Team RLL United States Bill Auberlen
Brazil Augusto Farfus
Canada Bruno Spengler
BMW M6 GTLM GTLM 721 11th 5th

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2010 Germany BMW Motorsport United Kingdom Andy Priaulx
Germany Dirk Müller
BMW M3 GT2 GT2 53 DNF DNF
2011 Germany BMW Motorsport Brazil Augusto Farfus
Germany Jörg Müller
BMW M3 GT2 GTE
Pro
276 DNF DNF

Complete DTM 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 Pos Points
2012 BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM HOC
17
LAU
19
BRH
16
SPL
Ret
NOR
10
NÜR
12
ZAN
8
OSC
4
VAL
9
HOC
5
9th 29
2013 BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM HOC
2
BRH
12
SPL
8
LAU
13
NOR
11
MSC
8
NÜR
15
OSC
13
ZAN
21†
HOC
8
13th 30

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2017 Porsche GT Team LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL
SPA
LMS
NÜR
MEX
COA
FUJ
SHA
BHR
* *

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dirk Werner". Racing Reference. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dirk Werner". Gran-Am website. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  3. ^ O'Leary, Jamie (13 January 2012). "Dirk Werner takes sixth and final seat in BMW's 2012 DTM line-up". Autosport. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dirk Werner completes BMW driver lineup for the German DTM". Autoweek. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christian Menzel
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
2006
Succeeded by
Uwe Alzen