René Rast

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René Rast
Rene rast brandshatch2014.JPG
Nationality German
Born (1986-10-26) 26 October 1986 (age 28)
Minden (Germany)
Porsche Supercup career
Debut season 2007
Current team Lechner Racing
Car no. 16
Former teams Veltins MRS Racing
Starts 53
Wins 20
Poles 19
Fastest laps 15
Best finish 1st in 2010, 2011, 2012

René Rast (born 26 October 1986 ) is a German professional racing driver. He has competed in such series as Porsche Supercup and Formula BMW ADAC. He won the ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup in 2005 for Volkswagen Motorsport.

Born in Minden,[1] Rast won the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona GT division, driving a Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with co-drivers Andy Lally, Richard Lietz and team owner John Potter.

Rast driving for Veltins MRS Racing in the 2009 Porsche Supercup at the Hungaroring.

Racing Record[edit]

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 12 13 DC Points
2007 Veltins MRS Racing BHR BHR ESP MON FRA GBR GER
13
HUN TUR BEL ITA NC‡ 0‡
2008 Veltins MRS Racing BHR
Ret
BHR
3
ESP
5
TUR
Ret
MON
7
FRA
Ret
GBR GER
5
HUN
8
ESP
6
BEL
7
ITA
8
6th 95
2009 Veltins MRS Racing BHR
Ret
BHR
2
ESP
DSQ
MON
2
TUR
2
GBR
1
GER
1
HUN
1
ESP
1
BEL
17†
ITA
1
UAE
1
UAE
2
2nd 207
2010 Al Faisal Lechner Racing BHR
1
BHR
1
ESP
Ret
MON
1
ESP
1
GBR
2
GER
Ret
HUN
3
BEL
3
ITA
4
1st 152
2011 Veltins Lechner Racing TUR
5
ESP
7
MON
1
GER
1
GBR
1
GER
1
HUN
Ret
BEL
2
ITA
2
UAE
2
UAE
1
1st 181
2012 Lechner Racing BHR
1
BHR
3
MON
Ret
ESP
1
GBR
1
GER
1
HUN
DNS
HUN
DNS
BEL
2
ITA
1
1st 142

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

‡ – As Rast was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points.

Complete FIA GT Series results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Points
2013 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS ultra Pro NOG
QR

2
NOG
CR

6
ZOL
QR

3
ZOL
CR

5
ZAN
QR

3
ZAN
CR

Ret
SVK
QR

5
SVK
CR

2
NAV
QR
NAV
CR
BAK
QR

1
BAK
CR

15
6th 80

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2014 Sébastien Loeb Racing LMP2 Oreca 03R Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SIL SPA LMS
4
COA FUJ SHA BHR SÃO NC† 0†
2015 Audi Sport Team Joest LMP1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo V6
(Hybrid Diesel)
SIL SPA
4
LMS
7
NÜR COA FUJ SHA BHR 10th* 24*

* Season in progress.
† Guest driver

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2014 France Sébastien Loeb Racing Czech Republic Jan Charouz
France Vincent Capillaire
Oreca 03R-Nissan LMP2 354 8th 4th
2015 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Italy Marco Bonanomi
Portugal Filipe Albuquerque
Audi R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 387 7th 7th

Complete Blancpain Sprint Series results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Points
2014 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS ultra Pro NOG
QR

DSQ
NOG
CR

7
BRH
QR

14
BRH
CR

9
ZAN
QR

4
ZAN
CR

1
SVK
QR

9
SVK
CR

3
ALG
QR

3
ALG
CR

5
ZOL
QR

4
ZOL
CR

Ret
BAK
QR

4
BAK
CR

Ret
5th 71

* Season in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introducing...René Rast". Autosport 200 (1): p. 63. 2010-04-01. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Uwe Alzen
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
2008
Succeeded by
Thomas Jäger
Preceded by
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Porsche Supercup
Champion

20102012
Succeeded by
Nicki Thiim
Preceded by
Nick Tandy
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
2012
Succeeded by
Kévin Estre
Preceded by
Diego Alessi
Daniel Keilwitz
ADAC GT Masters Champion
2014 with:
Kelvin van der Linde
Succeeded by
Incumbent