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Helmet of Markus Niemelä
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Flag of Finland Markus Niemelä

nationality Finnish age 35 years old hometown Rauma

Racing highlights

20081stCooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda
20041stFormula Ford Sweden - Zetec
20042ndFormula Ford Zetec Nordic
20041stFormula Ford Malja

Racing career summary

Races entered103
Wins10
Podiums25
Pole positions5
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage9.7%
Podium percentage24.3%

Karting highlights

20021stFinnish Championship Formula A
19981stFinnish Cup - Raket
19972ndFinnish Cup - Raket

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.

2013Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2012Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2008Racing11 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2007Racing17 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2006Racing20 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2005Racing23 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2004Racing12 races4 wins10 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2002KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2000KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1999KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1998KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1997KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Markus Niemelä

2013 27th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals - Warren CAT Tuesday Qualifier

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Steve Watt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stealth (Chevrolet)

2013 27th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Steve Watt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stealth (Chevrolet)

2012 26th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals - Vacuworx International Friday Qualifier

PositionPointsTeam
17th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2012 26th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
0Steve Watt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stealth (Chevrolet)

2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series - West

PositionPointsTeam
69th29
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR K&N Pro Series - West 2012.

2010 AMSOil USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Kruseman Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2009 IMSA Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th98Newman/Wachs Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 016.a (Mazda-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for IMSA Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship 2009.

2008 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
1st245Brooks Associates Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
112510
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 016.a (Mazda-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2008.

2007 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
16th20BVM Minardi Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 2007.

2007 Formula Renault Asian Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
11th87March 3 Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2007 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
0BCN Competicion
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05RenaultBridgestone
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2007.

2006 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
7th274Mark Burdett Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2006.

2005 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th61Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

2005 Formula BMW ADAC

PositionPointsTeam
7th85Team Rosberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW ADAC 2005.

2004 Formula Ford Zetec Nordic

PositionPointsTeam
2nd115Team Söderman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10380?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF01

2004 Formula Ford Sweden - Zetec

PositionPointsTeam
1st106Team Soderman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2004 Finnish Championship Cup ICA

PositionPointsTeam
4th38Intrepid

2004 Formula Ford Malja

PositionPointsTeam
1st119Team Söderman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF01

2004 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
4th38

2003 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
KartEngineTyres
Swiss Hutless (Vortex)

2003 Grand Prix Karting FFSA - Elite

PositionPointsTeam
22nd60

2003 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
21st5

2002 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
30th7
KartEngineTyres
Swiss Hutless (TM)

2002 World Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
27th0
KartEngineTyres
Birel (TM)

2002 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
9th27Swiss Hutless

2002 Finnish Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

2000 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
8th24

2000 Viking Trophy - ICA

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Matti Liimatainen Racing

1999 Finnish Cup Yamaha

PositionPointsTeam
13th54

1998 Finnish Cup - Raket

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Kart Racing Lahokoski

1997 Finnish Cup - Raket

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Kart Racing Lahokoski


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Markus Niemelä over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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