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Helmet of Klaus Ludwig
© Frank Lehnert

Flag of Germany Klaus Ludwig

nationality German age 69 years old born October 5, 1949 hometown Roisdorf

Racing highlights

20062nd24h Nürburgring - SP7
20003rdDTM
19981stFIA GT - GT1
19953rdDeutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft
19941stDTM
19921stDTM
19912ndDTM
19881stDTM
19872ndFIA World Touring Car Championship
19862ndSupercup
19851stLe Mans 24 Hours
19811stDRM (German Racing Championship)
19803rdDRM (German Racing Championship)
19791stDRM (German Racing Championship)
19791stLe Mans 24 Hours
19762ndDRM (German Racing Championship)
19763rdXXXIX Internationales ADAC-Eifelrennen
19752ndDRM (German Racing Championship)
19743rdEuropean Touring Car Championship
19743rdDRM (German Racing Championship)

Racing career summary

Races entered502
Wins103
Podiums198
Pole positions75
Fastest laps79
Race win percentage20.5%
Podium percentage39.4%

Driver relations

Father of Luca Ludwig.

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.

2018Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing10 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2006Racing7 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2000Racing16 races2 wins7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1998Racing11 races5 wins9 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1997Racing11 races4 wins5 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1996Racing26 races4 wins8 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing22 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing21 races2 wins8 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1993Racing22 races1 win9 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1992Racing24 races5 wins10 podiums2 pole position5 fastest race laps
1991Racing20 races4 wins8 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1990Racing22 races1 win4 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1989Racing15 races4 wins6 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1988Racing41 races9 wins21 podiums7 pole position7 fastest race laps
1987Racing20 races7 wins9 podiums8 pole position8 fastest race laps
1986Racing23 races2 wins4 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
1985Racing21 races7 wins11 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1984Racing14 races1 win2 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing14 races1 win5 podiums3 pole position4 fastest race laps
1982Racing18 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1981Racing14 races10 wins11 podiums13 pole position10 fastest race laps
1980Racing13 races6 wins7 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
1979Racing12 races11 wins12 podiums6 pole position7 fastest race laps
1978Racing10 races1 win7 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1977Racing8 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1976Racing16 races3 wins7 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1975Racing10 races3 wins6 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
1974Racing8 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1973Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Klaus Ludwig

2018 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 3

PositionPointsTeam
64th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 356A SpeedsterPorsche 1.6
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 3 2018.

2018 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 6

PositionPointsTeam
66th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 930Porsche 3.0 turbo
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 6 2018.

2012 24h Nürburgring - SP9 GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0Gemballa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C GT3

2009 FIA GT3 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th5Reiter Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo GT3
Click to show race results for FIA GT3 European Championship 2009.

2008 Speedcar Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th8Phoenix Racing, G.P.C. Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Speedcar V8
Click to show race results for Speedcar Series 2008.

2008 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
19th15Toni Seiler Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Corvette
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2008.

2007 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
18th3Callaway Competition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette

2007 FIA GT3 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th2Martini Callaway Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Corvette Z06R

2006 24h Nürburgring - SP7

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0H&R Spezialfedern
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1?1??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche GT3

2006 FIA GT3 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Carsport Callaway
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Corvette Z06 GT3

2000 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
3rd122HWA Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162710
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes CLK
Click to show race results for DTM 2000.

1998 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
1st77AMG Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105901
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AMG Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
Click to show race results for FIA GT - GT1 1998.

1998 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0AMG Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes CLK-GTR LM
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 class 1998.

1997 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
4th51Kremer Racing, AMG Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
114512
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1
AMG Mercedes CLK-GTR
Click to show race results for FIA GT - GT1 1997.

1996 FIA International Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th130Opel Team Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
264820
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Calibra V6
Click to show race results for FIA International Touring Car Championship 1996.

1995 International Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th21Opel Team Rosberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Calibra V6
Click to show race results for International Touring Car Championship 1995.

1995 Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft

PositionPointsTeam
3rd80Opel Team Rosberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Opel Calibra V62.5L V6 NAMichelin

1994 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
1st222AMG-Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
212801
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes C-class

1993 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
4th171AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
221902
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AMG-Mercedes 190E
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2

1992 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
1st228AMG-Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2451025
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2

1991 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
2nd166AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
204802
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2

1990 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
5th140AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
221422
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo2
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo

1989 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
11th155AMG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
134643
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes 190E 2.3-16
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo

1989 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th18Bayside Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th145Joest Racing, Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th241Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93634
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth

1988 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
1st258Grab Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
215832
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra Cosworth

1988 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th15Omron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th78Bayside - Leven Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1988 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd268Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
104474
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth

1987 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra XR4Ti

1987 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
8th20Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30002
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1987 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th20Bayside Disposal Racing, Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1987 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

1986 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
8th29
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1986 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
25th14
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra XR4Ti

1986 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
2nd46000
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th30Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956B

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd36Team Zakspeed USA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101122
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang Probe

1986 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
31st15Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1985 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
11th73.5Ringshausen ABR Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
54420
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra XR4Ti

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th58Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th48Team Zakspeed USA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90223
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang Probe

1985 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
0Brooks Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Thunderbird

1985 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
1st0New-Man Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956 B2.6L F6 Bi-TurboDunlop

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th39Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956
Zakspeed C1 (Cosworth)

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd16Team Zakspeed USA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100030
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GTP

1983 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
5th30Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60223
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Zakspeed C1/4 (Ford)

1983 Norisring Trophäe

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Zakspeed C1/4 (Ford)

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Joest Racing, Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956
Zakspeed C1 (Ford)

1983 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st32Zakspeed Roush
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GTP
Ford Mustang Turbo

1983 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
17th15Team Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Zakspeed C1/4Ford Turbo

1982 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
4th83Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102513
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford C100
Ford Capri Turbo

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
38th11Ford Werke AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford C100

1982 Formula Eastern

PositionPointsTeam
33rd32
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1982 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th20Zakspeed Roush
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang Turbo

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 IMSA Camel GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
10th56
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
1st215Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1310111310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri Turbo

1980 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
3rd143Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
136746
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri Turbo

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Zakspeed Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri Turbo

1979 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
1st215Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101167
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche Kremer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3 (Gr.5+2.0)3.0L F6 TurboDunlop

1978 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
6th115Gelo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101712
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1977 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Willi Kauhsen Racing, KWS Autotechnik
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kauhsen 2J (Renault)
Chevron B40 (Ford BDA)

1977 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
19th20Rodenstock
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 2002 Turbo

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
13th4Willi Kauhsen Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 762 (Hart)

1976 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
2nd115Eurpoa Möbel Team Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83622
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort II

1976 XXXIX Internationales ADAC-Eifelrennen

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Willi Kauhsen Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 762 (Hart)

1975 Kyalami 1000 km - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford Köln
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS 3100

1975 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
2nd112Castrol Team Zakspeed, Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93623
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort
Ford Capri RS

1974 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
3rd113Ford, Castrol Team Zakspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS
Ford Escort

1974 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd56Grab Ford Siegen, Team Zakspeed, Ford Deutschland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS2600
Ford Escort RS1600
Ford Capri RS3100

1973 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
13th33
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
500?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS

1973 European Touring Car Championship - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Grab Ford Siegen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS 2600

1972 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 2002


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