Michael Ammermüller

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Michael Ammermüller
Michael Ammermueller.JPG
Ammermüller in 2010
Nationality Flag of Germany.svg German
Born (1986-02-14) 14 February 1986 (age 33)
Pocking, Germany
Porsche Supercup career
Debut season 2012
Current team BWT Lechner Racing
Car number1
Starts79
Wins11
Poles12
Fastest laps14
Best finish1st in 2017, 2018, 2019
Previous series
2008
2007-09
2007
2006-07
2004
2004
International Formula Master
A1 Grand Prix
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
GP2 Series
German Formula Renault
Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup
Championship titles
2017-2019 Porsche Supercup
Ammermuller driving for Carlin Motorsport in the Donington Park round of the 2007 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season. Michael Ammermuller 2007 WSBR.jpg
Ammermüller driving for Carlin Motorsport in the Donington Park round of the 2007 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season.
Ammermuller competing for A1 Team Germany at the 2008-09 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, South Africa. A1 Grand Prix, Kyalami - Germany.jpg
Ammermüller competing for A1 Team Germany at the 2008–09 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, South Africa.
Ammermuller as the Red Bull Racing Formula One team's third driver at the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix. Michael Ammermuller 2006 Brazil.jpg
Ammermüller as the Red Bull Racing Formula One team's third driver at the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix.
Ammermuller competing in the German Carrera Cup. 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup HockenheimringII Michael Ammermueller by 2eight 8SC2933.jpg
Ammermüller competing in the German Carrera Cup.
Ammermuller at the Red Bull Ring in 2018 FIA Porsche Supercup Austria 2018 Nr. 1 Ammermuller.jpg
Ammermüller at the Red Bull Ring in 2018

Michael Ammermüller (born 14 February 1986) is a racing driver from Germany. He has competed in various formulae as well as acting as test and reserve driver for the Red Bull Formula One team. He has also represented Germany in the A1 Grand Prix series.

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Career

In 2004 he drove the number three car in German Formula Renault, as well as competing in Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup. In 2006, he competed in the GP2 Series for Arden International.

As a member of the Red Bull Junior Team, after Christian Klien was dropped by the Red Bull Racing Formula One team for the final three races of the 2006 Formula One season, the team's third driver, Robert Doornbos, was promoted to the second race seat. This left a vacancy in the team, and Ammermüller was promoted to the position of third driver for the last three races of the season. He tested the car for the first time on 14 September, clocking up the miles necessary for an FIA Super Licence. [1]

After acting as Third Driver for the last three Grands Prix of 2006, Ammermüller was signed by Red Bull as a full-time tester for 2007. [2]

Ammermüller's 2007 GP2 Series season was disrupted by injury, and he was rested in favour of Sébastien Buemi. However, Sebastian Vettel's move to the Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 team left his Formula Renault 3.5 Series seat vacant, which Ammermüller took. [3] In 2008, he raced in the International Formula Master series.

A1 Grand Prix

Ammermüller has driven in A1 Grand Prix for Germany. In the 2007-08 season's third race at Sepang, he punted three cars off at turn two in three separate incidents. The first was to take third from Canada in the sprint race. In the feature race, he did it to Britain and got a drive through penalty. After this, he did the same to the Czech Republic, earning him the nickname "Hammermüller".

He then was disqualified but 3 weeks later he scored his maiden victory at Zhuhai.

Racing record

Career summary

SeasonSeriesTeamRacesWinsPolesFLapsPodiumsPointsPosition
2004 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Jenzer Motorsport 1700006411th
Formula Renault 2.0 Germany 1401252383rd
Formula Renault 2.0 Italy 201020NC
2005 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Jenzer Motorsport 16664101492nd
Formula Renault 2.0 Italy 15323112662nd
2006 GP2 Series Arden International 2110032511th
Formula One Red Bull Racing Test driver
2007 GP2 Series ART Grand Prix 60010126th
Formula Renault 3.5 Series Carlin Motorsport 501001222nd
Formula One Red Bull Racing Test driver
2007 - 08 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Germany 141102838th
2008 International Formula Master Iris Project141006743rd
Trident Racing 20000
2008 - 09 A1 Grand Prix A1 Team Germany 40000221st
2010 ADAC GT Masters Team Rosberg 1400012812th
FIA GT3 European Championship 80000629th
2011 ADAC GT Masters a-workx Akrapovic1610026416th
2012 Porsche Supercup Lechner Racing 1000121036th
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany 900018211th
2013 Porsche Supercup Lechner Racing 900141153rd
2014 Porsche Supercup Walter Lechner Racing 1010331143rd
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany QPOD Walter Lechner Racing 18651102312nd
2015 Porsche Supercup Lechner Racing Middle East 1113351243rd
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany The Heart of Racing by Lechner 1700061824th
2016 Porsche Supercup Lechner MSG Racing Team 1000031294th
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany KÜS TEAM75 Bernhard 221124011th
2017 Porsche Supercup Lechner MSG Racing Team 11423101931st
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany raceunion Huber Racing1413261773rd
ADAC GT Masters KÜS TEAM75 Bernhard 141112918th
2018 Porsche Supercup BWT Lechner Racing 1014371531st
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany 14222102422nd
2019 Porsche Supercup BWT Lechner Racing 1043171501st

Complete Formula One participations

(key)

YearEntrantChassisEngine123456789101112131415161718WDCPoints
2006 Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB2 Ferrari 056 2.4 V8 BHR MAL AUS SMR EUR ESP MON GBR CAN USA FRA GER HUN TUR ITA CHN
TD
JPN
TD
BRA
TD
--

Complete GP2 Series results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrant123456789101112131415161718192021DCPoints
2006 Arden International VAL
FEA

7
VAL
SPR

1
IMO
FEA

2
IMO
SPR

Ret
NÜR
FEA

10
NÜR
SPR

6
CAT
FEA

3
CAT
SPR

8
MON
FEA

7
SIL
FEA

Ret
SIL
SPR

Ret
MAG
FEA

12
MAG
SPR

8
HOC
FEA

9
HOC
SPR

Ret
HUN
FEA

Ret
HUN
SPR

11
IST
FEA

13
IST
SPR

Ret
MNZ
FEA

12
MNZ
SPR

Ret
11th25
2007 ART Grand Prix BHR
FEA

10
BHR
SPR

7
CAT
FEA
CAT
SPR
MON
FEA
MAG
FEA

Ret
MAG
SPR

19
SIL
FEA

10
SIL
SPR

12
NÜR
FEA
NÜR
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
IST
FEA
IST
SPR
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
SPA
FEA
SPA
SPR
VAL
FEA
VAL
SPR
26th1

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrant1234567891011121314151617DCPoints
2007 Carlin Motorsport MNZ
1
MNZ
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
MON
1
HUN
1
HUN
2
SPA
1

10
SPA
2

DNS
DON
1

6
DON
2

5
MAG
1

Ret
MAG
2

15
EST
1
EST
2
CAT
1
CAT
2
22nd12

Complete A1 Grand Prix results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearEntrant1234567891011121314151617181920DCPoints
2007–08 A1 Team Germany NED
SPR
NED
FEA
CZE
SPR
CZE
FEA
MYS
SPR

16
MYS
FEA

EX
CHN
SPR

1
CHN
FEA

4
NZL
SPR
NZL
FEA
AUS
SPR

4
AUS
FEA

7
RSA
SPR

EX
RSA
FEA

Ret
MEX
SPR

Ret
MEX
FEA

20
CHN
SPR

6
CHN
FEA

10
GBR
SPR

20
GBR
SPR

Ret
8th83
2008–09 NED
SPR
NED
FEA
CHN
SPR
CHN
FEA
MYS
SPR
MYS
FEA
NZL
SPR
NZL
FEA
RSA
SPR

14
RSA
FEA

11
POR
SPR
POR
FEA
GBR
SPR

11
GBR
SPR

Ret
21st2

Complete Porsche Supercup results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

YearTeam1234567891011Pos.Points
2012 Veltins Lechner Racing BHR
4
BHR
15
MON
6
VAL
Ret
SIL
7
HOC
2
HUN
2
HUN
4
SPA
8
MNZ
9
6th102
2013 Walter Lechner Racing CAT
3
MON
3
SIL
2
GER
5
HUN
14
SPA
5
MNZ
2
UAE
6
UAE
8
3rd115
2014 Lechner Racing Team CAT
DNS
MON
3
RBR
5
SIL
5
GER
5
HUN
5
SPA
Ret
MNZ
5
USA
2
USA
1
3rd114
2015 Lechner Racing Middle East CAT
1
MON
5
RBR
9
SIL
3
HUN
7
SPA
Ret
SPA
6
MNZ
3
MNZ
3
USA
C
USA
2
3rd124
2016 Lechner MSG Racing Team CAT
5
MON
3
RBR
9
SIL
13
HUN
3
HOC
6
SPA
5
MNZ
2
USA
4
USA
5
4th129
2017 Lechner MSG Racing Team CAT
1
CAT
1
MON
1
RBR
2
SIL
2
HUN
1
SPA
3
SPA
2
MNZ
10
MEX
2
MEX
2
1st193
2018 BWT Lechner Racing CAT
1
MON
2
RBR
7
SIL
2
HOC
3
HUN
6
SPA
6
MNZ
2
MEX
2
MEX
3
1st153
2019 BWT Lechner Racing CAT
3
MON
1
RBR
2
SIL
6
HOC
Ret
HUN
1
SPA
8
MNZ
2
MEX
1
MEX
1
1st150

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References

  1. "Ammermuller enjoys F1 debut". GPUpdate.net. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  2. "Doornbos and Ammermueller both named as Red Bull testers". Grandprix.com. 2006-01-26. Retrieved 2006-01-26.
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Sporting positions
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Porsche Supercup
Champion

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