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Helmet of Karl Wendlinger

Flag of Austria Karl Wendlinger

nationality Austrian age 53 years old born December 20, 1968 hometown Kufstein

Racing highlights

20072ndFIA GT1 Championship
20032nd24h Nürburgring - E1-XP
20013rd69th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP900 class
20002ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GTS
20001st68th 24 Hours of Le Mans GTS class
20001st24 Hours of Daytona - GTO
20001st24 Hours of Daytona
19991stFIA GT
19992ndAmerican Le Mans Series - GTS
19991st67th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTS class
19983rdFIA GT - GT2
19962nd64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class
19891stFormula 3 Germany
19881stFormula 3 Austria

Racing career summary

Races entered327
Wins37
Podiums83
Pole positions16
Fastest laps10
Race win percentage11.3%
Podium percentage25.4%

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.

2019Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2016Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing4 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2008Racing11 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing12 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing10 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing13 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing12 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2003Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2000Racing15 races12 wins14 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1999Racing16 races10 wins16 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1998Racing10 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1997Racing21 races0 wins7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing19 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing12 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing15 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing28 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1988Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing? races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Karl Wendlinger

2019 RAC Tourist Trophy Celebration

PositionPointsTeam
18th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bizzarrini 5300GTChevrolet 5.4

2019 St Marys Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Studebaker Silver HawkStudebaker 4.2

2016 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0Car Collection Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2016.

2015 Blancpain Endurance Pro-Am Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Car Collection Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Pro-Am Cup 2015.

2015 24H Series - A6-Pro

PositionPointsTeam
0Car Collection Motorsport 1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for 24H Series - A6-Pro 2015.

2013 Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Fortec Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup 2013.

2012 Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup

PositionPointsTeam
16th21KRK Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup 2012.

2012 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
0SMS Seyffarth Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2012.

2012 International GT Open - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
0Seyffarth Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for International GT Open - GTS 2012.

2012 International GT Open

PositionPointsTeam
0Seyffarth Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

2011 FIA GT1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th31Swiss Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Murciélago LP670 R-SVLamborghini 6.5Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA GT1 World Championship 2011.

2011 Le Mans Series - LM GTE Pro

PositionPointsTeam
0Lotus Jetalliance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Evora GTE (Toyota)

2010 FIA GT1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd2Swiss Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R Nismo GT1Nissan 5.6Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA GT1 World Championship 2010.

2009 FIA GT1 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th10K plus K Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Saleen S7-RFord 7.0Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA GT1 Championship 2009.

2008 Toyo Tires 24H Series-A6

PositionPointsTeam
9th19Jetalliance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 RSR
Click to show race results for Toyo Tires 24H Series-A6 2008.

2008 FIA GT1 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th44Jetalliance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83430
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9Aston Martin 6.0Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA GT1 Championship 2008.

2008 24h Nürburgring - SP8

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Tomas Enge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBRS 9

2008 76th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Aston Martin Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9Aston Martin 6.0Michelin
Click to show race results for 76th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 2008.

2008 24H Series Toyo Tires

PositionPointsTeam
247th9Jetalliance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 RSR

2007 FIA GT1 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd57Jetalliance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10343?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
79th6Sigalsport BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Riley

2007 Le Mans Series - LMGT1

PositionPointsTeam
16th4Jetalliance Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9

2006 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
14th32Race Alliance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9

2005 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
4th71JMB Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati MC 12

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
172nd7Red Bull Ebimotors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup3.6L F6 NAHoosier

2005 33° Mil Milhas Brasileiras

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 46

2004 FIA GT

PositionPointsTeam
8th50.5JMB Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 575 Maranello

2004 24h Nürburgring Nordschleife

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Abt Sportsline
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TT-R

2003 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
16th1Abt Sportsline
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TT-R
Click to show race results for DTM 2003.

2003 24h Nürburgring - E1-XP

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Abt Sportsline
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TT-R

2002 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
13th3Abt Sportsline
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TT-R
Click to show race results for DTM 2002.

2001 V8Star Germany

PositionPointsTeam
11th142Zakspeed Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 69th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP900 class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Team Playstation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SP1Mopar 6.0Michelin

2001 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
33rd22Schnitzer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E46 M3 GTRBMW 4.0Michelin

2000 68th 24 Hours of Le Mans GTS class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Viper Team ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

2000 24 Hours of Daytona - GTO

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Oreca
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTSR

2000 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
2nd264Viper Team Oreca
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1291123
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

2000 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Viper Team Oreca
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTS-RMichelin

1999 67th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTS class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Viper Team ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

1999 FIA GT

PositionPointsTeam
1st78Viper Team Oreca
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
96932
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Click to show race results for FIA GT 1999.

1999 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
2nd137Dodge Viper Team Oreca
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63601
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

1998 FIA GT - GT2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd38ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9160?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-R

1998 66th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Societé Viper Team ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Viper GTS-RChrysler 8.0Michelin

1997 Italian Super Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th156Audi Sport Italia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200700
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi A4

1997 65th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Roock Racing Int Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1Porsche 3.2 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for 65th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1997.

1996 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th366AZK Roc Compétition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi A4

1996 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1Porsche 3.2 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1996.

1995 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Red Bull Sauber Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber C14Cosworth EC 3.0Goodyear
Click to show race results for Formula One World Championship for Drivers 1995.

1995 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Mach One Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren F1 GTR

1994 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th4Broker Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber C13Mercedes-Benz 3.5Goodyear

1993 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
12th7Team Sauber Formula 1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber C12Ilmor 3.5Goodyear

1992 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
12th3March F1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March CG911BIlmor 3.5Goodyear

1992 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Peugeot Talbot Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 905 Evo 1BPeugeot 3.5Michelin

1991 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Leyton House Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Leyton House CG911Ilmor 3.5Goodyear

1991 Formula 3000 International Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th6RSM Marko
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 91DCosworth DFV 3.0Avon

1991 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th43Team Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber-Mercedes C11Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turboGoodyear
Sauber-Mercedes C291Mercedes-Benz 3.5Goodyear

1990 Formula 3000 International Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th2RSM Marko
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T90/50Cosworth DFV 3.0Avon

1990 FIA World Sports-Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
5th21Team Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber-Mercedes C9Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turboGoodyear
Sauber-Mercedes C11Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turboGoodyear

1990 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
0AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo

1989 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
1st164Marko RSM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
112512
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Alfa Romeo)

1989 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Marko RSM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Alfa Romeo)

1989 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
30th20RSM Marko
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 Evo
Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

1988 Formula 3 Austria

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1988 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0Krafft Walzen Team RSM Marko
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT32 (Alfa Romeo)

1988 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
11th69Krafft Walzen Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT 32 (Alfa Romeo)

1988 Porsche 944 Turbo Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 Turbo

1987 EFDA Bridgestone EuroCup Formula Ford 1600

PositionPointsTeam
15th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?00??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 Formula Ford 1600 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
7th208
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen (Ford)


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