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Flag of New Zealand Chris van der Drift

nationality New Zealander age 36 years old born March 8, 1986 hometown Hamilton

Racing highlights

20211stTCR New Zealand Touring Car Championship
20192ndLiqui-moly Bathurst 12 Hour Race - Class B - GT3 Cup Cars
20191stLamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Pro
20181stPorsche Carrera Cup Asia
20182ndChina GT Championship - GT3
20171stPorsche Carrera Cup Asia
20171stPorsche Invitational Race - Sepang - Overall
20172ndChina GT Championship - GT3
20151stPorsche Carrera Cup Asia
20152ndPorsche Carrera Cup - 24 Hours of Spa Support Race - Class A
20081stInternational Formula Master
20072ndInternational Formula Master
20062ndFormula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
20062ndFormula Renault 2.0 NEC

Racing career summary

Races entered321
Wins51
Podiums140
Pole positions45
Fastest laps39
Race win percentage15.9%
Podium percentage43.6%

Karting highlights

20072ndCIK Trophy of New Zealand - Formula 100 class
20011stCIK Trophy of New Zealand - Junior ICA class
20011stKartsport NZ Sprint Championship - Junior Intercontinental A
20011stKartsport NZ National Sprint Championship - 100cc Junior Yamaha class
19991stNZ Top Half Series - JR 100cc Yamaha class
19961stNZ Top Half Series - Cadet class

Esports career summary

(work in progress)

Races entered8
Wins0
Podiums0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage0%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Chris van der Drift.

Chris van der Drift vs. Hector Hurst | Chris van der Drift vs. Thed Björk | Chris van der Drift vs. Lucas Di Grassi | Chris van der Drift vs. Ahmad Al Harthy

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.

2022KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2021Racing7 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2020Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2020Esports8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2019Racing33 races9 wins22 podiums5 pole position8 fastest race laps
2018Racing17 races4 wins18 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
2017Racing30 races6 wins20 podiums5 pole position6 fastest race laps
2016Racing8 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2015Racing19 races7 wins11 podiums6 pole position2 fastest race laps
2014Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing15 races1 win3 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing22 races1 win5 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing10 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2010Racing20 races4 wins10 podiums1 pole positions3 fastest race laps
2009Racing24 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing16 races6 wins10 podiums7 pole position8 fastest race laps
2007Racing16 races2 wins7 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2006Racing31 races6 wins13 podiums9 pole position5 fastest race laps
2005Racing20 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2004Racing20 races0 wins8 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2001KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1999KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1996KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Chris van der Drift

2022 CIK Trophy of New Zealand - Vortex Rok DVS Senior

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Veloce Karting

2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th71Tasman Motorsport Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FT-60Toyota 2.0Hankook
Click to show race results for Castrol Toyota Racing Series 2021.

2021 TCR New Zealand Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st199TrackTec Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi RS 3 LMS TCRVolkswagen 2.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for TCR New Zealand Touring Car Championship 2021.

2021 Three Hour Carters Tyre Service South Island Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GTR GT3

2020 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Virtual Edition - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
13th33Team Shanghai Yongda
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2020 Toyota 86 Endurance Championship New Zealand

PositionPointsTeam
0Dayle ITM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Toyota 86 Endurance Championship New Zealand 2020.

2019 Liqui-moly Bathurst 12 Hour Race - Class B - GT3 Cup Cars

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Team Carrera Cup Asia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 CupPorsche 4.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for Liqui-moly Bathurst 12 Hour Race - Class B - GT3 Cup Cars 2019.

2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia - GT3 ProAm

PositionPointsTeam
6th115JRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100413
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RPirelli
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia - GT3 ProAm 2019.

2019 China GT Championship - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RMichelin
Click to show race results for China GT Championship - GT3 2019.

2019 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship - Rotax Max Light class

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Veloce Karting PDB Racing Team NZ
KartEngineTyres
FalconRotax MaxDunlop

2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
7th105Kamlung Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81501
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 991-IIMichelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2019.

2019 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
1st129Gama Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1281144
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EvoPirelli
Click to show race results for Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Pro 2019.

2019 CIK Trophy of New Zealand - Vortex Rok DVS Senior

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
KartEngineTyres
Gillard

2018 Liqui-moly Bathurst 12 Hour Race - Class B - GT3 Cup Cars

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Carrera Cup Asia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991)Porsche 3.8
Click to show race results for Liqui-moly Bathurst 12 Hour Race - Class B - GT3 Cup Cars 2018.

2018 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverVogel Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CruzeStock Car V8Pirelli
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2018.

2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
1st230Team Formax
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
134941
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 CupPorsche 4.0
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2018.

2018 Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0JR-M
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3 2018.

2018 China GT Championship - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd150
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?09??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2017 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
1st235Team Formax
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1331043
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 CupPorsche F6 3.8Michelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2017.

2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
33rd1Craft Bamboo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3 2017.

2017 Porsche Invitational Race - Sepang - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Formax
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 991
Click to show race results for Porsche Invitational Race - Sepang - Overall 2017.

2017 China GT Championship - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd175JRM JiaRui-TengDa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122811
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R

2017 China GT Championship - GTC

PositionPointsTeam
16th23JRM JiaRui - TengDa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pirelli

2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
0Mobil 1 New Zealand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup S
Click to show race results for Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class B 2016.

2016 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0KÜS TEAM75 Bernhard
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#17 Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2016.

2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

PositionPointsTeam
49th234Erebus Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VF CommodoreDunlop
Click to show race results for Virgin Australia Supercars Championship 2016.

2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Porsche Holding
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 991Porsche PF638Michelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2016.

2015 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
8th0GT3 Endurance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 CupPorsche 3.8
Click to show race results for Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class B 2015.

2015 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

PositionPointsTeam
32nd0GT3 Endurance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

2015 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
0RC3 Bassani
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 408Stock Car V8Pirelli
Click to show race results for Stock Car Brasil 2015.

2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia

PositionPointsTeam
1st234Kamlung Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1471062
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 991Porsche PF638Michelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2015.

2015 Porsche Carrera Cup - 24 Hours of Spa Support Race - Class A

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Team Carrera Cup Asia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup - 24 Hours of Spa Support Race - Class A 2015.

2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Germany - Class A

PositionPointsTeam
22nd9Team 75 Bernhard
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 Cup
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Germany - Class A 2015.

2014 Blancpain Endurance Series - Pro-Am Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Boutsen Ginion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Series - Pro-Am Cup 2014.

2014 Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro

PositionPointsTeam
19th12Bhaitech
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro 2014.

2013 International GT Open - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
8th37Bhai Tech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151330
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4 12C GT3
Click to show race results for International GT Open - GTS 2013.

2012 Auto GP World Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th127Manor MP Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52 (Zytek)
Click to show race results for Auto GP World Series 2012.

2012 Italian GT Championship - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
19th18Bhaitech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C
Click to show race results for Italian GT Championship - GT3 2012.

2012 V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Championship

PositionPointsTeam
41st405Edgell Performance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VE Commodore (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Championship 2012.

2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th43Mofaz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara T08Nissan VQ35Michelin
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 3.5 Series 2011.

2011 Superleague Formula

PositionPointsTeam
7th113Team New Zealand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz DP09B (Menard)
Click to show race results for Superleague Formula 2011.

2010 Superleague Formula

PositionPointsTeam
4th653Olympiacos, Galatasaray
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2041013
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz DP09B (Menard)
Click to show race results for Superleague Formula 2010.

2008-09 GP2 Asia Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th5Trident Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05 (Renault)
Click to show race results for GP2 Asia Series 2008-09.

2008-09 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
7th36Team New Zealand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferraru A1 08FerrariMichelin
Click to show race results for A1GP 2008-09.

2009 Formula Renault 3.5 Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th41Epsilon Euskadi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara FR35 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 3.5 Series 2009.

2008 International Formula Master

PositionPointsTeam
1st101JD Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1661078
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus N.T07 (Honda K20A)
Click to show race results for International Formula Master 2008.

2007 International Formula Master

PositionPointsTeam
2nd65JD Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162712
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus N.T07 (Honda K20A)
Click to show race results for International Formula Master 2007.

2007 CIK Trophy of New Zealand - Formula 100 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

2006 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
2nd91JD Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142621
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2006.

2006 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

PositionPointsTeam
2nd267JD Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
144774
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2006.

2006 Toyota Racing Series New Zealand

PositionPointsTeam
28th58International Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus TT104ZZ (Toyota)

2006 CIK Trophy of New Zealand - Formula 100 class

PositionPointsTeam
0

2005 Formula BMW ADAC

PositionPointsTeam
4th149Team Rosberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201501
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW ADAC 2005.

2004 Formula BMW ADAC

PositionPointsTeam
4th168Team Rosberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200800
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW ADAC 2004.

2003 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship - 100cc Yamaha Light class

PositionPointsTeam
0

2003 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship - Rotax Max Light class

PositionPointsTeam
0

2001 CIK Trophy of New Zealand - Junior ICA class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

2001 Kartsport NZ Sprint Championship - Junior Intercontinental A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

2001 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship - 100cc Junior Yamaha class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1999 NZ Top Half Series - JR 100cc Yamaha class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1996 NZ Top Half Series - Cadet class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Chris van der Drift over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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