Warren Luff

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Warren Luff
Nationality Australia Australian
Born 21 April 1976 (1976-04-21) (age 41)
Sydney, New South Wales
Supercars Record
Car number 2
Current team Holden Racing Team
Series championships 0
Races 118
Race wins 2
Podium finishes 9
Pole positions 0
2016 Championship position 38th (432 pts)

Warren Luff (born 21 April, 1976), is best known as a race driver, stunt driver and driver training instructor. He is the son of well-known driver training instructor Ian Luff.

After starting in the Improved Production category in the early 1990s, he progressed to the Australian Super Touring Championship in 1997 & 1998 and his V8 Supercar debut was at the 1999 Queensland 500. He then joined various one make categories with great success. He was champion of the Australian Mitsubishi Mirage Cup in 1999 and 2000, then champion in the Brute Utes series in 2002 and 2003, as well as one off's in the Porsche 944 Challenge in 2003 [1] and the Australian Mini Challenge in 2009 and 2010 [2] seasons.

On 16 September 2012, Luff won his first ever V8 Supercars race, teaming up with Vodafone's Craig Lowndes at the Sandown 500. On 7 October 2012, Luff and Lowndes finished 3rd in the Supercheap Bathurst 1000, the 50th running of the event, where their car ran special Peter Brock livery to commemorate the history of Bathurst, and Lowndes' mentor. In 2013, again with Lowndes, Luff won the inaugural Enduro Cup. For 2014 Luff teamed up with Garth Tander to contest the 2014 Pirtek Enduro Cup for the Holden Racing Team. Tander and Luff joined forces again in 2015, and despite not winning a race, won the 2015 Enduro Cup, resulting in Luff becoming the first driver to win the award twice.

Career results[edit]

Luff placed second in the 2014 Australian Carrera Cup Championship
Season Series Position Car Team
1995 Australian Suzuki Swift Series 4th Suzuki Swift GTi Ian Luff Motivation
1999 Australian Mitsubishi Mirage Series 1st Mitsubishi Mirage RS Ian Luff Motivation
Australian GT Production Car Championship - Class E 5th Peugeot 306 Style Northshore Rallysport
2000 Australian Mitsubishi Mirage Series 1st Mitsubishi Mirage RS Ian Luff Motivation
Australian GT Production Car Championship - Class E 3rd Peugeot 306 Style Northshore Rallysport
2002 V8 Brute Utes Series 1st Ford AU Falcon XR8 Ute Coopers Racing
V8 Supercar Championship Series 58th Holden VX Commodore Lansvale Racing Team
2003 V8 Brute Utes Series 1st Ford AU Falcon XR8 Ute Coopers Racing
V8 Supercar Championship Series 49th Ford BA Falcon Dick Johnson Racing
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series 21st Ford BA Falcon Dick Johnson Racing
2005 V8 Supercar Development Series 2nd Ford BA Falcon Paul Cruickshank Racing
V8 Supercar Championship Series 55th Stone Brothers Racing
2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series 27th Ford BA Falcon Britek Motorsport
2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series 60th Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport
2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series 37th Ford BF Falcon Dick Johnson Racing
2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series 48th Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing
Australian Mini Challenge 21st Mini John Cooper Works Challenge Decorug Racing
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 28th Ford FG Falcon
Holden VE Commodore
Dick Johnson Racing
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
Australian Mini Challenge 19th Mini John Cooper Works Challenge McElrea Racing
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 28th Holden VE Commodore Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 30th Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
V8 Ute Racing Series 41st Holden VE Ute SS Auto One Wildcard
Australian GT Championship 19th Audi R8 LMS Melbourne Performance Centre
2013 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 3rd Porsche 997 GT3 Cup McElrea Racing
International V8 Supercars Championship 29th Holden VF Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
Australian GT Championship 28th Audi R8 LMS Ultra Melbourne Performance Centre
V8SuperTourers Championship 40th Ford FG Falcon John McIntyre Racing
2014 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 2nd Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 991 No Second Chance / Phase 8
Australian GT Championship 17th Audi R8 LMS Ultra JAMEC PEM Racing
International V8 Supercars Championship 38th Holden VF Commodore Holden Racing Team
2015 Australian GT Championship 40th Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car
McLaren 650S GT3
Fastway Couriers
Objective Racing
International V8 Supercars Championship 27th Holden VF Commodore Holden Racing Team
2016 International V8 Supercars Championship 37th Holden VF Commodore Holden Racing Team
Australian Endurance Championship 21st McLaren 650S GT3 McElrea Racing

Complete Bathurst 1000 results[edit]

Year No. Team Car Co-driver Position Laps
19971 60 FAI Insurance Honda Accord United Kingdom Julian Bailey 10th 138
19981 60 Knight Racing Ford Mondeo Australia Mark Zonneveld DNF 18
2002 3 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VX Commodore Australia Cameron McConville 15th 159
2003 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon Australia Steven Johnson 13th 156
2004 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon Australia Steven Johnson 7th 161
2005 1 Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon Australia Marcos Ambrose DNF 144
2006 25 Britek Motorsport Ford BA Falcon Australia Adam Macrow DNF 102
2007 26 Britek Motorsport Ford BF Falcon Australia Alan Gurr DNF 134
2008 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford BF Falcon Australia Steve Owen 11th 161
2009 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford FG Falcon Australia Jonathon Webb DNF 84
2010 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford FG Falcon Australia James Courtney 5th 161
2011 30 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VE Commodore Australia Nathan Pretty 15th 161
2012 888 Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore Australia Craig Lowndes 3rd 161
2013 888 Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore Australia Craig Lowndes 3rd 161
2014 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore Australia Garth Tander DNS 0
2015 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore Australia Garth Tander 3rd 161
2016 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore Australia Garth Tander DNF 150

^1 - Super Touring 1000

* Events highlighted in green denote designated co-driver role

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.944challenge.com/2003_Points.htm 2003 Porsche 944 Cup Pointscore
  2. ^ http://www.natsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/results.cgi?02/05/2010.QRI.MINI.M 2010 Mini Challenge QLD Raceway Pointscore

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
None
Winner of the V8 Supercars Endurance Cup
2013
(with Craig Lowndes)
Succeeded by
Jamie Whincup
Paul Dumbrell
Preceded by
Jamie Whincup
Paul Dumbrell
Winner of the V8 Supercars Endurance Cup
2015
(with Garth Tander)
Succeeded by
Shane van Gisbergen
Alexandre Prémat