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Flag of Denmark Jan Magnussen

nationality Danish age 40 years old born July 4, 1973 hometown Roskilde

Career summary

Helmet of Jan Magnussen
© Jan Kaiser
Races entered558
Wins140
Podiums250
Pole positions69
Fastest laps93
Race win percentage25.1%
Podium percentage44.8%
World ranking92nd
National ranking3rd

Racing highlights

20131stAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
20123rdAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
20121stDanish Thundersport Championship
20112ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
20092ndDanish Touringcar Championship
20091stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
20081stDanish Touringcar Championship
20082ndLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
20081stAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
20073rdDanish Touringcar Championship
20072ndLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
20072ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
20062ndDanish Touringcar Championship
20061stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
20052ndDanish Touringcar Championship
20051stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
20041stLe Mans 24h - GTS class
20031stDanish Touringcar Championship
20031stDM Revanchen - 4h
19952ndInternational Touring Car Championship
19941stFormula 3 Britain
19943rdFormula 3 Macau GP
19921stFormula Ford Festival
19923rdFormula Ford Great Britain

Karting highlights

19912ndNordic Championship ICA
19901stWorld Championship Formula K

Driver relations

Father of Kevin Magnussen.

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Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20145 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
201330 races6 wins12 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
201232 races14 wins21 podiums8 pole position12 fastest race laps
201128 races4 wins9 podiums4 pole position8 fastest race laps
201026 races4 wins9 podiums3 pole position6 fastest race laps
200929 races8 wins16 podiums4 pole position9 fastest race laps
200839 races17 wins26 podiums8 pole position16 fastest race laps
200744 races8 wins26 podiums7 pole position12 fastest race laps
200630 races11 wins17 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
200530 races11 wins17 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
200434 races3 wins8 podiums0 pole position4 fastest race laps
200328 races10 wins20 podiums4 pole position5 fastest race laps
200223 races9 wins11 podiums7 pole position8 fastest race laps
200121 races5 wins10 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
200013 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
199916 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
19988 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199717 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199626 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
199521 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
199420 races14 wins16 podiums10 pole position2 fastest race laps
199320 races4 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
199218 races7 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1991Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1990Karting. Detailed race statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Jan Magnussen

201411thDunlop 24H Dubai - A6-Pro
Ram Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
5thUnited Sports Car Championship - GTLM
3 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
Auto-G Danish Thundersport Championship
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Telesikring Racing
Car: Chevrolet Camaro
International GT Open - GTS
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Kessel Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 GT Italia GT3
European Le Mans Series - GTC
1 race. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Formula Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
201343rdGrand American Rolex Series - GT
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Stevenson Motorsports
Car: Camaro GT.R
1stAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
10 races. 3 wins. 6 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1
19thInternational GT Open - GTS
10 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Kessel Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
9thAuto-G Danish Thundersport Championship
6 races. 3 wins. 4 podiums. 1 pole position. 1 fastest race laps.
Magnussen Racing Experience
Car: Chevrolet Camaro
4thLe Mans 24h - GTE Pro
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6-ZR1
13thSpanish GT Championship - GTS
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Kessel Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMGTE Pro
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
21stSpanish GT Championship
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Kessel Racing
Car: Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
201233rdGrand American Rolex Series - DP
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Spirit of Daytona
Car: Corvette DP
Nordic Camaro U.S. Race
5 races. 5 wins. 5 podiums. 2 pole positions. 4 fastest race laps.
Fukamuni Racing
Car: Chevrolet Camaro Gen-5
3rdAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
10 races. 0 wins. 5 podiums. 2 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6-ZR1
1stAuto-G Danish Thundersport Challenge
10 races. 5 wins. 7 podiums. 2 pole positions. 4 fastest race laps.
Fukamuni Racing
Car: Chevrolet Camaro Gen-5
15thCamaro Cup Sweden
3 races. 3 wins. 3 podiums. 2 pole positions. 3 fastest race laps.
Fukamuni Racing
Car: Chevrolet Camaro Gen-5
24h Nürburgring - SP9 GT3
Haribo Racing Team
Car: Chevrolet Callaway Corvette
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMGTE Pro
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6-ZR1
8thDanish Endurance Championship - Class 4
1 race. 1 win. 1 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ferrari 458 Challenge
724thVLN Endurance
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
201124thGrand American Rolex Series - GT
8 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 2 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
Stevenson Motorsports
Car: Chevrolet Camaro GT.R
7thCamaro Cup Sweden
8 races. 2 wins. 4 podiums. 2 pole positions. 4 fastest race laps.
Fukamuni Racing
Car: Chevrolet Camaro Gen-5
2ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GT
9 races. 1 win. 4 podiums. 0 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
67thInternational V8 Supercars Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Paul Morris Motorsport
Car: Holden VE Commodore
Le Mans 24h - GTE Pro
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1
201024thGrand American Rolex Series - GT
6 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Stevenson Motorsports
Car: Camaro GT.R
6thAmerican Le Mans Series - GT2
8 races. 1 win. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
5thDanish Touringcar Championship
10 races. 3 wins. 6 podiums. 3 pole positions. 5 fastest race laps.
Team Bauhaus Telesikring
Cars: BMW 320si E90, Chevrolet Lacetti
7thScandinavian Touring Car Cup
8 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Bauhaus Telesikring
Cars: BMW 320si E90, Chevrolet Lacetti
63rdNASCAR Sprint Cup Series
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Hendrick Motorsports
Car: Chevrolet
Le Mans 24h - GT2 class
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1
200957thGrand American Rolex Series - GT
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Banner Racing
Car: Pontiac GXP.R
American Le Mans Series - GT1
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6-R
2ndDanish Touringcar Championship
18 races. 5 wins. 10 podiums. 1 pole position. 8 fastest race laps.
Ree Sport
Car: BMW 320si E90
1stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
Started from pole position.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix - Royal ProAm
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: BMW 2002
6thAmerican Le Mans Series - GT2
5 races. 1 win. 4 podiums. 1 pole position. 1 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
200837thGrand American Rolex Series - GT
4 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Banner Racing
Car: Pontiac GXP.R
1stDanish Touringcar Championship
21 races. 8 wins. 12 podiums. 4 pole positions. 13 fastest race laps.
Den Blå Avis Fleggaard Racing
Car: BMW 320si E90
1stAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
11 races. 8 wins. 11 podiums. 4 pole positions. 3 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Corvette C6.R
2ndLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
Corvette Racing
Car: Corvette C6-R
Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix - Royal ProAm
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ford Escort
20072ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
12 races. 3 wins. 10 podiums. 5 pole positions. 6 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
3rdDanish Touringcar Championship
23 races. 3 wins. 10 podiums. 1 pole position. 6 fastest race laps.
Den Blå Avis Fleggaard Racing
Car: BMW 320si E90
2ndLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6-R
26thGrand American Rolex Series - DP
8 races. 2 wins. 5 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
SunTrust Racing
Car: Pontiac Riley
20061stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
Corvette Racing
Car: Corvette C6-R
2ndDanish Touringcar Championship
18 races. 7 wins. 12 podiums. 1 pole position. 1 fastest race laps.
Den Blå Avis Fleggaard Racing
Car: BMW 320si
World Touring Car Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
BMW Team UK
Car: BMW 320si
7thAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
28thGrand American Rolex Series - DP
6 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
SunTrust Racing
Car: Pontiac Riley
Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix - Royal ProAm
1 race. 1 win. 1 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ford Escort
20057thAmerican Le Mans Series - GT1
2 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
1stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
Corvette Racing
Car: Corvette C6-R
2ndDanish Touringcar Championship
17 races. 5 wins. 9 podiums. 2 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Team Den Blå Avis
Car: Toyota Corolla
Renault Clio Cup Denmark
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 1 pole position. 2 fastest race laps.
Car: Renault Sport Clio 2,0 16V
20thGrand American Rolex Series - GT
6 races. 3 wins. 4 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
TRG
Car: Pontiac GTO.R
Le Mans Endurance Series LMP1
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Lister Racing
Car: Lister Storm LMP
72ndGrand American Rolex Series - DP
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Doran Racing
Car: Lexus Doran
2004European Touring Car Championship
13 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Sport
Car: Peugeot 307 Gti
20thSwedish Touring Car Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Sport
Car: Peugeot 307 Gti
1stLe Mans 24h - GTS class
Corvette Racing
Car: Corvette C5-R
11thDanish Touringcar Championship
11 races. 0 wins. 4 podiums. 0 pole positions. 4 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Statoil Motorsport
Car: Peugeot 307 Gti
8thAmerican Le Mans Series - GTS
2 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Corvette Racing
Car: Chevrolet Corvette C5-R
24thGrand American Rolex Series - DP
5 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Doran Lista Racing
Car: Lexus Doran
20034thLe Mans 24h - LMP 900 class
Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
Car: Audi R8
American Le Mans Series - LMP900
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Jim Matthews Racing
Car: Riley & Scott Mk III C (Ford)
1stDanish Touringcar Championship
18 races. 6 wins. 14 podiums. 3 pole positions. 5 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Statoil Motorsport
Car: Peugeot 307 GTI
6thAmerican Le Mans Series - GTS
6 races. 3 wins. 5 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Veloqx Prodrive Racing
Car: Ferrari 550 Maranello
V8 Supercar Championship Series
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Dynamik
Car: Holden Commodore VY
1stDM Revanchen - 4h
Car: Peugeot 307
2002Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class
Panoz Motor Sports
Car: Panoz LMP01 - Elan
5thDanish Touringcar Championship
12 races. 7 wins. 8 podiums. 7 pole positions. 8 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Statoil Motorsport
Car: Peugeot 307 Xsi
8thAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP900
10 races. 2 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Panoz Motor Sports
Car: Panoz LMP01 Evo (Elan)
20015thDanish Touringcar Championship
10 races. 3 wins. 5 podiums. 5 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
Peugeot Statoil Motorsport
Car: Peugeot 306 GTi
Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class
Panoz Motorsports
Car: Panoz LMP07
5thAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP900
10 races. 2 wins. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Panoz Motorsports
Cars: Panoz LMP07 (Zytek), Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S (Ford)
10thEuropean Le Mans Series - LMP900
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
20008thLe Mans 24h - LMP 900 class
Panoz Motorsports
Car: Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S (Ford)
8thAmerican Le Mans Series - Prototype
12 races. 1 win. 6 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Panoz Motor Sports
Cars: Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S (Elan), Panoz LMP07 (Zytek)
199924thCART FedEx Champ Car World Series
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Patrick Racing
Car: Reynard 99i (Ford)
9thLe Mans 24h - LMP class
Panoz Motorsports
Car: Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S (Ford)
6thAmerican Le Mans Series - Prototype
8 races. 1 win. 4 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Panoz Motorsports
Cars: Panoz Esperante GTR-1 (Ford), Panoz LMP-1 Roadster-S (Ford)
199815thFormula 1
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Stewart Ford
Car: Stewart SF2 (Ford)
Porsche Supercup
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Porsche AG
Car: Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
1997Formula 1
17 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Stewart Ford
Car: Stewart SF1 (Ford Zetec-R 3.0 V10)
199623rdPPG Indy Car World Series
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Hogan Penske Racing
Car: Penske PC25 (Mercedes-Benz)
10thFIA International Touring Car Championship
22 races. 1 win. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Warsteiner Team AMG Mercedes
Car: AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse
199530thFormula 1
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Marlboro McLaren Mercedes
Car: McLaren MP4-10B (Mercedes 3.0 V10)
2ndInternational Touring Car Championship
8 races. 1 win. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
AMG-Mercedes
Car: AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse
8thDeutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft
12 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
AMG-Mercedes
Car: AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse
1994Formula 1 - Test driver
McLaren
Masters of Formula 3
Paul Stewart Racing
Car: Dallara 394 (Mugen)
3rdFormula 3 Macau GP
Mobil 1 Paul Stewart Racing
Car: Dallara 394 (Mugen)
1stFormula 3 Britain
18 races. 14 wins. 15 podiums. 10 pole positions. 2 fastest race laps.
Paul Stewart Racing
Car: Dallara 394 (Mugen Honda)
199311thFormula 3 Britain
2 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Paul Stewart Racing
Car: Dallara 393 (Mugen Honda)
Formula Vauxhall
2 races. 1 win. ? podiums. 1 pole position. ? fastest race laps.
Foundation Racing
4thFormula Opel Lotus Euroseries
16 races. 3 wins. 7 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Foundation Racing, David Sears Motorsport
19921stFormula Ford Festival
Fastest lap of the race.
Foundation Racing
Car: Van Diemen RF92 (Ford)
3rdFormula Ford Great Britain
17 races. 6 wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Foundation Racing
Car: Van Diemen
1991Formula Ford 1600 Denmark
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.

Karting details – the karting career of Jan Magnussen

199128thWorld Cup Formula K
5thEuropean Championship Formula K
2ndNordic Championship ICA
19901stWorld Championship Formula K
Kart: Rotax (CRG)


DriverDB Rating graph

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