Jens Marquardt

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Jens Marquardt (born in Sindelfingen at the 20th May 1967), is a motor sports engineer and manager, most recently the business development manager of Toyota Motorsport GmbH.

After gaining a degree in aerospace technology, he joined Ilmor Engineering in 1996, developing both Formula One and CART engines. In 2000 he joined Toyota Motorsport, initially working on engine design and development, before becoming F1 Operations and Team Manager in 2008. After Toyota exited Formula1 at the end of the 2009 season, he was as General Manager Business Development, Operations & Production.

Marquardt joined BMW as co-director of its motorsport division on 1 January 2011, before replacing the retiring Mario Theissen on 1 July.[1]

Marquardt oversaw BMW domination in the DTM with BMW taking the manufacturers' title, teams' title with BMW Team Schnitzer, and drivers' title with Bruno Spengler.


  1. ^ "Mario Theissen to hand over to Jens Marquardt on 1 July 2011". BMW. 24 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-24.