Thorkild Thyrring

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Thorkild Thyrring (born 24 October 1946) is a Danish auto racing driver. He drove several times in the Le Mans 24 hour race, most recently in 2005 and 2006 for Sebah Automotive Ltd in a Porsche 911 GT3. His best result in the race was finishing nineteenth overall in 2005. Previously he raced a Lotus in 1993 and 1994 and a Corvette in 1995. His team had failed to finish the race in all of these previous attempts.

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He competed in the 1992 British Touring Car Championship for the works Toyota Team, but was dropped after half a season due to poor results, finishing in seventeenth place. [1] He has also raced in the Danish Touring Car Championship in 2000 with a Nissan Primera. He won three British GT Championship titles between 1993 and 1995.

Racing record

Complete British Touring Car Championship results

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

YearTeamCar123456789101112131415DCPts
1992 Team Securicor ICS Toyota Toyota Carina SIL
Ret
THR
Ret
OUL
Ret
SNE
7
BRH
10
DON
1

18
DON
2

Ret
SIL
KNO
1
KNO
2
PEM
BRH
1
BRH
2
DON
SIL
17th5

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results

YearTeamCo-DriversCarClassLapsPos.Class
Pos.
1993 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lotus Sport
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chamberlain Engineering
Flag of Japan.svg Yojiro Terada
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Peter Hardman
Lotus Esprit S300GT92DNFDNF
1994 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lotus Sport
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chamberlain Engineering
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Klaas Zwart
Flag of Germany.svg Andreas Fuchs
Lotus Esprit S300GT228DNFDNF
1995 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Agusta Racing Team Flag of Italy.svg Almo Coppelli
Flag of France.svg Patrick Bourdais
Callaway Corvette Supernatural GT296DNFDNF
2005 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sebah Automotive Ltd. Flag of Denmark.svg Lars-Erik Nielsen
Flag of Germany.svg Pierre Ehret
Porsche 911 GT3-RSRGT230719th5th
2006 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sebah Automotive Ltd. Flag of Germany.svg Christian Ried
Flag of France.svg Xavier Pompidou
Porsche 911 GT3-RSRGT2256DNFDNF

Reference list

  1. "BTCC :: Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2008-12-06. Official 1992 BTCC standings


He is still the most winning danish racedriver till this date, all wins from Denmark and the rest of the world added together.

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