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Jörg Bergmeister

Jörg Bergmeister
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Bergmeister at the 2008 Petit Le Mans.
Nationality German
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2002 –
Teams Freisinger Motorsport, The Racer's Group, White Lightning Racing, Petersen Motorsports, Flying Lizard Motorsports
Best finish 10th (2004)
Class wins 1 (2004)

Jörg Bergmeister (born 13 February 1976, in Leverkusen) is a professional racing driver from Germany.

His late father, Willi Bergmeister, owned a workshop and dealership where Michael Schumacher learned his trade as a car mechanic in the 1980s.

Since 1996, Jörg has raced in the Porsche Carrera Cup. In 2006 he won the Grand-American Rolex Series Championship. He also won the 2003 24 Hours of Daytona overall in a Porsche 911 GT3-RS. His most recent achievement is 1st place at the 24 Hours of Daytona in the GT Class with TRG.

He also won the Porsche Supercup in 2001, and the German Cup in 2000. He is one of the tallest sport car drivers at 6'4". He also has a degree in economics. As of 2010, Jörg drives for Flying Lizard Motorsports in the American Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans and BMS Scuderia Italia in the FIA GT2 European Championship.

For 2012, Bergmeister will return with Flying Lizard Motorsports and co-driver Patrick Long.

Career

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2002 23x15px Freisinger Motorsport 23x15px Romain Dumas
23x15px Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 321 17th 2nd
2003 23x15px The Racer's Group 23x15px Kevin Buckler
23x15px Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 304 20th 5th
2004 23x15px White Lightning Racing 23x15px Patrick Long
23x15px Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 327 10th 1st
2005 23x15px Petersen Motorsports
23x15px White Lightning Racing
23x15px Patrick Long
23x15px Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 331 11th 2nd
2006 23x15px White Lightning Racing
23x15px Krohn Racing
23x15px Nic Jönsson
23x15px Tracy Krohn
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 148 DNF DNF
2007 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Johannes van Overbeek
23x15px Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 124 DNF DNF
2008 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Johannes van Overbeek
23x15px Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 289 32nd 6th
2009 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Darren Law
23x15px Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 194 DNF DNF
2010 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Seth Neiman
23x15px Darren Law
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 61 DNF DNF
2011 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Lucas Luhr
23x15px Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
310 18th 6th
2012 23x15px Flying Lizard Motorsports 23x15px Patrick Long
23x15px Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
114 DNF DNF
2013 23x15px Porsche AG Team Manthey 23x15px Patrick Pilet
23x15px Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
315 16th 2nd
2014 23x15px Porsche Team Manthey 23x15px Patrick Pilet
23x15px Nick Tandy
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
309 36th 7th

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Preceded by
Lucas Luhr
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
2000
Succeeded by
Timo Bernhard
Preceded by
Patrick Huisman
Porsche Supercup champion
2001
Succeeded by
Stéphane Ortelli
Preceded by
Max Angelelli
Wayne Taylor
Rolex Sports Car Series DP Champion
2006
Succeeded by
Alex Gurney
Jon Fogarty