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Thomas Holzer
Thomas Holzer
Thomas Holzer Driver of Lotus's Lotus T128 (8669106614) (cropped).jpg
NationalityGerman
Born (1985-12-27) 27 December 1985 (age 36)
Augsburg (Germany)
FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season2012
Current teamLotus
Car number32
Starts11
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish65th in 2012
Previous series
2011
2005
2003-04
2002
2001
ADAC GT Masters
Formula 3 Euro Series
German Formula Three
Formula BMW ADAC
Formula BMW Junior

Thomas Holzer (born 27 December 1985) is a German racing driver.

Career

Formula BMW

Born in Augsburg, Holzer began his karting career in 1997, before moving into the Formula BMW ADAC championship in 2001, with ADAC e.V. Motorsport.[1] Holzer finished seventh in the championship.[2] He switched teams and went to the main class, joining Mücke Motorsport for 2002 and finished the season on the sixth place with two wins at EuroSpeedway Lausitz.[3]

Formula Three

Holzer graduated to the Formula 3 class in 2003, joining the German Formula Three Championship and Trella Motorsport. He finished seventh with one podium.[4] He stayed in the series for the next year, but switched to his family team AM-Holzer Rennsport. He improved to fifth place in the standings and won race at EuroSpeedway Lausitz.[5]

In 2005, Holzer moved to the Formula 3 Euro Series. He finished 22nd in the standings without scoring a point.[6]

ADAC GT Masters

After six-year absence Holzer returned in racing, participating in local series ADAC GT Masters with Heico Motorsport.[7]

FIA World Endurance Championship

In 2012 Holzer moved to the endurance racing, joining FIA World Endurance Championship and Lotus.[8] He continued his LMP2 campaign with Lotus-backed Kodewa in 2013.[9]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2001 Formula BMW Junior ADAC e.V. Motorsport 20 1 0 1 4 131 7th
2002 Formula BMW ADAC Mücke Motorsport 20 2 1 0 4 130 6th
2003 German Formula Three Trella Motorsport 10 0 0 0 1 72 7th
2004 German Formula Three AM-Holzer Rennsport 18 1 1 2 4 121 5th
2005 Formula 3 Euro Series AM-Holzer Rennsport 20 0 0 0 0 12 22nd
Masters of Formula 3 1 0 0 0 0 N/A 22nd
2011 ADAC GT Masters Heico Motorsport 18 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2012 FIA World Endurance Championship Lotus 8 0 0 0 0 2.5 65th
FIA WEC (LMP2) 8 0 0 0 0 32 8th
24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP2) 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
2013 FIA World Endurance Championship Lotus 3 0 0 0 0 0.5* 17th*
FIA WEC - Trophy for LMP2 Drivers 3 0 0 0 0 8* 28th*
24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP2) 1 0 0 0 0 N/A NC
European Le Mans Series (LMP2) Boutsen Ginion Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC

* Season still in progress.

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results

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

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 DC Points
2005 AM-Holzer Rennsport Dallara FF305/060 Opel HOC
1

11
HOC
2

Ret
PAU
1

18
PAU
2

13
SPA
1

DSQ
SPA
2

16
MON
1

Ret
MON
2

14
OSC
1

16
OSC
2

20
NOR
1

13
NOR
2

17
NÜR
1

19
NÜR
2

15
ZAN
1

11
ZAN
2

13
LAU
1

11
LAU
2

16
HOC
3

Ret
HOC
4

15
22nd 0

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2012 Lotus LMP2 Lola B12/80 Lotus 3.6 L V8 SEB
6
SPA
Ret
LMS
Ret
SIL
6
SÃO
8
BHR
Ret
FUJ
Ret
SHA
6
8th 32
2013 Lotus LMP2 Lotus T128 Praga Judd 3.6 L V8 SIL
NC
SPA
6
LMS
Ret
SÃO
Ret
COA FUJ SHA BHR 32nd* 8*

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2012 Germany Lotus Germany Mirco Schultis
Italy Luca Moro
Lola B08/80-Lotus (Judd) LMP2 155 DNF DNF
2013 Czech Republic Lotus Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Lotus T128-Praga (Judd) LMP2 219 DNF DNF

References

  1. ^ "Results". cmv-sportmedia.de. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Formula BMW Junior 2001". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Formula BMW ADAC 2002". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Deutsche Formel 3 Meisterschaft 2003". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Deutsche Formel 3 Meisterschaft 2004". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Formula 3 Euro Series 2005". Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ "ADAC GT Masters 2011". Driver Database. Retrieved 2013.
  8. ^ O'Leary, Jamie (24 February 2012). "Thomas Holzer to drive Lotus-backed LMP2 Kodewa Lola in World Endurance Championship". Autosport. Haymarket. Retrieved 2013.
  9. ^ "Lotus LMP2 in FIA WEC and 24H of Le Mans". endurance-info.com. Endurance-Info. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 2013.

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