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Helmet of Butch Leitzinger

Flag of U.S.A. Butch Leitzinger

nationality American age 50 years old hometown Homestead, Pennsylvania

Racing highlights

20092ndAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP2
20073rdAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP2
20063rdAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP1
20053rdGrand American Rolex Series - DP
20042ndAmerican Le Mans Series - LMP1
20022ndTrans-Am - TA
20011stLe Mans 24h - GTP class
20012ndGrand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes
19992ndGrand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes
19981stIMSA World Sports Car Championship
19971stIMSA World Sports Car Championship
19963rdIMSA World Sports Car Championship
19931stIMSA GTU Championship
19922ndIMSA GTU Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered301
Wins53
Podiums137
Pole positions26
Fastest laps16
Race win percentage17.6%
Podium percentage45.5%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

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.

2015Racing12 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2014Racing10 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing5 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2010Racing7 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing10 races2 wins9 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing24 races0 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2005Racing24 races4 wins10 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2004Racing20 races2 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing10 races2 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2002Racing24 races4 wins12 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
2001Racing15 races6 wins11 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing10 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing14 races2 wins6 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1998Racing8 races5 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1997Racing13 races5 wins9 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1996Racing12 races3 wins6 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1995Racing12 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing5 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing8 races6 wins8 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
1992Racing11 races3 wins7 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1986Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Butch Leitzinger

2015 Pirelli World Challenge - GT

PositionPointsTeam
19th662Bentley/Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley Continental GT34.0L V8 T/CPirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli World Challenge - GT 2015.

2014 Pirelli World Challenge - GT

PositionPointsTeam
11th702Bentley/Breitling
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley Continental GT34.0L V8 T/CPirelli
Click to show race results for Pirelli World Challenge - GT 2014.

2013 American Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B12/60 (Mazda)
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMP1 2013.

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Alex Job Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 CupContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2012.

2012 American Le Mans Series - LMPC

PositionPointsTeam
11th44PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca FLM09 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMPC 2012.

2011 American Le Mans Series - GTC

PositionPointsTeam
26th13Alex Job Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup3.8L F6 NAMichelin

2011 American Le Mans Series - LMPC

PositionPointsTeam
15th25PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca FLM09 (Chevrolet)

2011 American Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B09/86 (Mazda)

2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Oryx Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B09/86 (Mazda)
Click to show race results for Intercontinental Le Mans Cup - LMP1 2011.

2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
32nd46Brumos Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (Porsche)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2010.

2010 American Le Mans Series - GTC

PositionPointsTeam
9th68Alex Job Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - GTC 2010.

2010 American Le Mans Series - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar RSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XKR-S5.0L V8 NA
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - GT2 2010.

2009 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
2nd137Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102900
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B08/86 (Mazda)
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMP2 2009.

2008 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
5th113Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche RS Spyder
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMP2 2008.

2007 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd128Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche RS Spyder

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
66th79Bill Davis Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2007.

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
67th19Howard Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Crawford

2006 American Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd106Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B06/10 (AER)

2006 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
116th91NDS Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2006.

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
12th341Howard Boss Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Crawford

2005 American Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
5th124Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola EX257 (AER)

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
3rd360Howard-Boss Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142601
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac-Crawford5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2004 American Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd111Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91510
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG-Lola EX257

2004 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
7th295Howard Boss Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Crawford

2003 Le Mans 24h - GT class

PositionPointsTeam
0Risi Competizione
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2003 American Le Mans Series - LMP675

PositionPointsTeam
6th85Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
92633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG-Lola EX257

2002 Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Team Bentley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley EXP Speed 8

2002 American Le Mans Series - LMP900

PositionPointsTeam
25th37Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Lincoln)

2002 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
6th142Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Ford)

2002 American Le Mans Series - LMP675

PositionPointsTeam
13th61Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG-Lola EX257

2002 Trans-Am - TA

PositionPointsTeam
2nd288
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12374?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 Le Mans 24h - GTP class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Bentley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley EXP Speed 8 (Audi)

2001 American Le Mans Series - LMP900

PositionPointsTeam
16th71Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III C (Lincoln)

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
2nd389Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105920
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Ford)

2000 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
87th175Innovative Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2000 Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Team Cadillac
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cadillac Northstar LMP

2000 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
9th230Philip Creighton Motorsports, Dyson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
73300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B00/10 (Ford)
Riley & Scott (Ford)

2000 American Le Mans Series - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
47th17Team Cadillac
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cadillac Northstar LMP

1999 Le Mans 24h - LMP class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Panoz Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S (Ford)

1999 American Le Mans Series - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
8th110Dyson Racing. Transatlantic Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk III (Ford)

1999 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1999 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
2nd154Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
52411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1998 International Sports Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
22nd15Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1998 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st173Dyson Racing, Transatlantic Racing Services
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
75710
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1997 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0David Price Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz Esperante GTR1 (Ford)
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 class 1997.

1997 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
0David Price Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz GTR
Click to show race results for FIA GT - GT1 1997.

1997 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st231Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
115912
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)6.0L V8 NA

1996 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
78th118Innovative Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1996 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
58th103
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1996 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd240Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1995 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
86th0Innovative Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1995 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
54th127
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1995 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th188Dyson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott MkIII (Ford)

1994 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
98th82Innovative Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1994 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
73rd70
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1994 IMSA World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scandia Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice WSC94 (Chevrolet)

1994 IMSA Exxon Supreme GT Series - GTS-1

PositionPointsTeam
34th6Cunningham Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300ZX

1994 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Hoss' Steak/Sea House
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240SX

1993 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st155Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
86855
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX

1992 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd150Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
113720
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX

1991 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th58Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX

1990 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th25Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX

1989 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th30Leitzinger Racing, Alderman Nissan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 240 SX
Nissan 300 ZX

1988 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th13Leitzinger Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX

1986 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Butch Leitzinger
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZX


DriverDB Rating graph

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