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Helmet of Franz Engstler

Flag of Germany Franz Engstler

nationality German age 61 years old born July 25, 1961 hometown Kempten

Racing highlights

20193rdADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - V2T class
20141stFIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy
20102ndFIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independent's Trophy
20092ndEuropean Touring Car Cup - S2000
20093rdFIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy
20081st24h Nürburgring - SP6
20081st24H Series - A5
20082ndFIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independents' Trophy
20071stADAC Procar - Division I
20061stAsian Touring Car Championship Division 1
20051stAsian Touring Championship Division 1
20033rdGerman Touring Car Challenge
20023rd24h Nürburgring - A8
20001stGerman Touring Car Challenge
19891stFormula 3 Germany Trophy
19882ndFormula 3 Germany Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered467
Wins79
Podiums144
Pole positions47
Fastest laps70
Race win percentage16.9%
Podium percentage30.8%

Driver relations

Father of Luca Engstler.

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 Franz Engstler.

Franz Engstler vs. Graham Rahal | Franz Engstler vs. Norbert Michelisz | Franz Engstler vs. Juan Pablo Montoya

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.

2022Racing6 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2019Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing8 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2014Racing23 races20 wins22 podiums10 pole position23 fastest race laps
2013Racing23 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing25 races0 wins8 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2011Racing26 races4 wins7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing21 races1 win10 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2009Racing27 races2 wins12 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
2008Racing31 races5 wins16 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps
2007Racing19 races14 wins16 podiums9 pole position2 fastest race laps
2006Racing19 races15 wins17 podiums8 pole position14 fastest race laps
2005Racing18 races12 wins13 podiums13 pole position12 fastest race laps
2004Racing17 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2003Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2002Racing13 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2001Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing9 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1999Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing24 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Franz Engstler

2022 Ferrari Challenge Europe - Coppa Shell

PositionPointsTeam
1st70Scuderia GT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61502
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 488 Challenge EVO
Click to show race results for Ferrari Challenge Europe - Coppa Shell 2022.

2019 ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - V2T class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Hyundai Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hyundai i30 Fastback N
Click to show race results for ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - V2T class 2019.

2019 VLN Series - V4 class

PositionPointsTeam
77th7.71Lubner Motorsport, rent2drive-FAMILIA-racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E90 325i
Click to show race results for VLN Series - V4 class 2019.

2015 TCR International Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th16Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TTMichelin
Click to show race results for TCR International Series 2015.

2015 European Touring Car Cup - TC2T

PositionPointsTeam
5th42Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E90 320 TC
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - TC2T 2015.

2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th8Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2014.

2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st249Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2320221023
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy 2014.

2014 FIA European Touring Car Cup - Super 2000 TC2T

PositionPointsTeam
6th1Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA European Touring Car Cup - Super 2000 TC2T 2014.

2013 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class A GT3 Outright

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3

2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st4LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
220000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC1.6L I4 T/C
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2013.

2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
8th34LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
220100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy 2013.

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
68th16Mitchum Motorsports
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 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th64Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
240000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2012.

2012 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Drivers Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th114Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
240802
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Drivers Trophy 2012.

2011 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th88Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
241200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2011.

2011 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th67Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
143600
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320 TC
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Trophy 2011.

2011 Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
0Ligui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3

2011 24H Dubai - A6

PositionPointsTeam
0LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3

2010 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th5Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
210000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2010.

2010 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independent's Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd127Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2111022
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independent's Trophy 2010.

2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th7Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
240000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2009.

2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd158Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2421022
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy 2009.

2009 European Touring Car Cup - S2000

PositionPointsTeam
2nd16Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - S2000 2009.

2009 24h Nürburgring - SP9 GT3

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Alpina
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Alpina B6 GT3

2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independents' Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd149Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2411102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Yokohama Independents' Trophy 2008.

2008 24H Series - A5

PositionPointsTeam
1st26ORMS-Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 Coupé
Click to show race results for 24H Series - A5 2008.

2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th3Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
240000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2008.

2008 24h Nürburgring - SP6

PositionPointsTeam
1st0ORMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 M

2008 European Touring Car Cup - S2000

PositionPointsTeam
7th5Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si E90
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - S2000 2008.

2008 ADAC Procar - Division I

PositionPointsTeam
9th26Liqui Moly Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i E46
Click to show race results for ADAC Procar - Division I 2008.

2008 24H Series Toyo Tires

PositionPointsTeam
18th26ORMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 Coupe

2007 ADAC Procar - Division I

PositionPointsTeam
1st134Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1512147?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i E46

2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2007.

2007 Asian Touring Championship Division 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si

2006 ADAC Procar - Division I

PositionPointsTeam
7th48BMW Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
54523
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2006 Asian Touring Car Championship Division 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st165Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121111611
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2006 Russian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th20MTS-AC Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2005 European Touring Car Cup - S2000

PositionPointsTeam
7th6BMW Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for European Touring Car Cup - S2000 2005.

2005 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th6Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i
Click to show race results for Italian Super Touring Car Championship 2005.

2005 Asian Touring Championship Division 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st225Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1210111210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2005 German Production Car Championship - I

PositionPointsTeam
0Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2004 DMSB Produktionswagen Meisterschaft Division 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th303Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171502
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2003 German Touring Car Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
3rd259ER Competition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2002 V8Star Germany

PositionPointsTeam
22nd47GAG Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2002 German Touring Car Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
11th142Schubert Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2002 Vodafone Dutch Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Schubert Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

2002 24h Nürburgring - A8

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wiesmann GT

2001 European Superproduction Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 147

2001 German Touring Car Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
15th93Scuola Sportiva Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 147

2000 German Touring Car Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
1st322Schäfer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i E46

1999 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th103ER Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 TS

1998 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st119Irmscher Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Vectra 16V

1998 Central European Zone Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Cool Fire-Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 TS

1997 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th57Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 TS

1996 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th135Team Engstler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155TS

1996 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th3Engstler Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 TS

1994 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
19th1Schübel Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI

1994 Telekom D1 ONS ADAC Tourenwagen Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Team Schneider
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 318is

1993 FIA Touring Car Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
22nd7Schubel Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 155

1992 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
16th26Valier Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
240000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Sport Evolution

1991 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
0Opel Team Irmscher
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Omega 3000 Evo 500

1990 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
17th8Pfeil Sportpr./Kaufmann Motorsp.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK60 Volkswagen

1990 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Sport Evolution

1990 24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Linder M Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E30 M3 Sport EvoBMW 2.5Pirelli

1989 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
12th65Mönninghoff Sympathik Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 883 (Volkswagen)

1989 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
0Tauber Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1989 Formula 3 Germany Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st64
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1988 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
12th68WTS Liqui Moly Equipe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynaard 873 (Volkswagen)

1988 Formula 3 Germany Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd52
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


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