Matt Campbell (racing driver)

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Matt Campbell
Nationality  Australian
Born (1995-02-17) 17 February 1995 (age 23)
Warwick, Queensland
Supercars Record
Car number 97
Current team Triple Eight Race Engineering
(Endurance Race Co-Driver)
Series championships 0
Races 8
Race wins 0
Podium finishes 1
Pole positions 1
2017 Championship position 30th (591 pts)

Matt Campbell (born 17 February 1995) is an Australian racing car driver. He contested the 2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia, winning the series for McElrea Racing.

Racing career[edit]

Supercars[edit]

Campbell made his Supercars debut for Nissan Motorsport in 2016, co-driving with Todd Kelly in the Pirtek Enduro Cup.[1][2] In 2017, Campbell joined defending champion Shane van Gisbergen at Triple Eight Race Engineering.

Sports cars[edit]

In 2014, Campbell competed in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia. He moved up to the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship in 2015, finishing third in the series, and then won the 2016 series.[3]

In 2017, he drove for Fach Auto Tech in the Porsche Supercup coming third over all. This led to a drive for Dempsey-Proton Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship - LMGTE Am series. He won the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTE class race with Christian Ried and Julien Andlauer.

Career results[edit]

Campbell won the 2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia series driving for McElrea Racing
Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2011 Queensland Formula Ford Championship Greg Fahey Motorsport 12 0 1 1 6 147 2nd
Queensland Race Car Series 7 0 0 2 4 94 3rd
2012 Queensland Formula Ford Championship Greg Fahey Motorsport 12 9 4 11 12 241 1st
New South Wales Formula Ford Championship 3 0 0 1 3 77 15th
Australian Formula Ford Championship Synergy Motorsport 9 0 0 0 0 41 12th
2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship Synergy Motorsport 22 0 0 1 0 67 11th
Queensland Sports Sedan and Invited Championship 2 0 0 0 0 18 20th
Queensland Historic Touring Car Championship 4 0 0 1 0 47 19th
2014 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia McElrea Racing 18 3 1 3 5 325 4th
Australian GT Championship - GT Trophy class HHH Racing 6 0 0 0 1 236 8th
Queensland Historic Touring Car Championship 8 0 0 1 1 103 10th
2015 Australian Carrera Cup Championship McElrea Racing 22 6 2 5 10 860 3rd
Australian GT Championship - GT Trophy class HHH Racing 4 0 0 1 0 3 51st
Queensland Historic Touring Car Championship 6 0 0 0 0 60 13th
2016 Australian Carrera Cup Championship McElrea Racing 24 14 7 8 18 1204.5 1st
International V8 Supercars Championship Nissan Motorsport Australia 4 0 0 1 0 324 43rd
Queensland Historic Touring Car Championship 5 0 0 0 0 23 20th
2017 Porsche Supercup Fach Auto Tech 11 4 5 1 5 151 3rd
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany 2 1 1 1 2 - N/A
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Triple Eight Race Engineering 4 0 0 0 0 591 30th
Pirtek Enduro Cup 4 0 0 0 0 591 4th
2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMGTE Am Dempsey-Proton Racing 2 1 1 0 1 51 1st

Complete Bathurst 12 Hour results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2014 Australia Fiat Abarth Motorsport Australia Matt Cherry
Australia Luke Ellery
Fiat Abarth 500 F 10 28th 3rd
2015 Australia Amac Motorsport Australia Andrew Macpherson
Australia Bradley Shiels
Porsche 997 GT3-R AA 41 DNF DNF
2016 Australia Objective Racing Australia Warren Luff
Australia Tim Slade
Australia Tony Walls
McLaren 650S GT3 AA 49 DNF DNF
2017 United States Competition Motorsports Australia David Calvert-Jones
United States Patrick Long
Germany Marc Lieb
Porsche 911 GT3 R APA 289 2nd 1st
2018 United States Competition Motorsports Australia David Calvert-Jones
United States Patrick Long
Australia Alex Davison
Porsche 911 GT3 R APA 271 4th 2nd

Supercars Championship results[edit]

Supercars results
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 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Pos. Pts
2016 Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 ADE
R1
ADE
R2
ADE
R3
SYM
R4
SYM
R5
PHI
R6
PHI
R7
BAR
R8
BAR
R9
WIN
R10

PO
WIN
R11

PO
HID
R12
HID
R13
TOW
R14
TOW
R15
QLD
R16

PO
QLD
R17

PO
SMP
R18
SMP
R19
SAN
QR

21
SAN
R20

7
BAT
R21

Ret
SUR
R22

8
SUR
R23

21
PUK
R24
PUK
R25
PUK
R26
PUK
R27
SYD
R28
SYD
R29
43rd 324
2017 Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore ADE
R1
ADE
R2
SYM
R3
SYM
R4
PHI
R5
PHI
R6
BAR
R7
BAR
R8
WIN
R9
WIN
R10
HID
R11
HID
R12
TOW
R13
TOW
R14
QLD
R15
QLD
R16
SMP
R17
SMP
R18
SAN
QR

25
SAN
R19

15
BAT
R20

5
SUR
R21

4
SUR
R22

3
PUK
R23
PUK
R24
NEW
R25
NEW
R26
30th 591

Bathurst 1000 results[edit]

Year Team Car Co-driver Position Lap
2016 Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 Australia Todd Kelly DNF 157
2017 Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore VF New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen 5th 161

Complete Porsche Supercup results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 DC Pts
2017 Fach Auto Tech CAT
5
CAT
3
MON
5
RBR
1
SIL
7
HUN
16
SPA
6
SPA
5
MNZ
1
MEX
1
MEX
1
3rd 151

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2018–19 Dempsey-Proton Racing LMGTE Am Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SPA
4
LMS
1
SIL FUJ SHA SEB SPA LMS 1st* 51*

* Season still in progress.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2018 Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing Germany Christian Ried
France Julien Andlauer
Porsche 911 RSR LMGTE Am 335 25th 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campbell confirmed for Nissan enduro seat". Speedcafe. 26 April 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Matt Campbell to drive with Todd Kelly at Nissan Motorsports in 2016 enduro cup". Fox Sports. 26 April 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cafe Chat: Rising star Matt Campbell". Speedcafe. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 

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