Jörg Bergmeister (born 13 February 1976, in Leverkusen) is a former racing driver from Germany and an ambassador of Porsche.

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, he 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.

Career

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
pos.
2002 Germany Freisinger Motorsport France Romain Dumas
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 321 17th 2nd
2003 United States The Racer's Group United States Kevin Buckler
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 304 20th 5th
2004 United States White Lightning Racing United States Patrick Long
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 327 10th 1st
2005 United States Petersen Motorsports
United States White Lightning Racing
United States Patrick Long
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 331 11th 2nd
2006 United States White Lightning Racing
United States Krohn Racing
Sweden Nic Jönsson
United States Tracy Krohn
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 148 DNF DNF
2007 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Johannes van Overbeek
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 124 DNF DNF
2008 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Johannes van Overbeek
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 289 32nd 6th
2009 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Darren Law
United States Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 194 DNF DNF
2010 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Seth Neiman
United States Darren Law
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 61 DNF DNF
2011 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports Germany Lucas Luhr
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
310 18th 6th
2012 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Patrick Long
Germany Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
114 DNF DNF
2013 Germany Porsche AG Team Manthey France Patrick Pilet
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
315 16th 2nd
2014 Germany Porsche Team Manthey France Patrick Pilet
United Kingdom Nick Tandy
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
309 36th 7th
2015 Germany Porsche Team Manthey Austria Richard Lietz
Denmark Michael Christensen
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
327 30th 5th
2016 Germany Porsche Motorsport New Zealand Earl Bamber
France Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
140 DNF DNF
2018 Germany Team Project 1 United States Patrick Lindsey
Norway Egidio Perfetti
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
332 34th 7th
2019 Germany Team Project 1 United States Patrick Lindsey
Norway Egidio Perfetti
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
334 31st 1st

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results

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

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
2013 Porsche AG Team Manthey LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL
7
SPA
Ret
LMS
2
SÃO
3
COA
9
FUJ
3
SHA
3
BHR
2
6th 99.5
2014 Porsche Team Manthey LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL
2
SPA
2
LMS
11
COA
4
FUJ
4
SHA
2
BHR
4
SÃO
6
6th 99
2015 Porsche Team Manthey LMGTE Pro Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL SPA LMS
7
NÜR COA FUJ SHA BHR 18th 12
2018–19 Team Project 1 LMGTE Am Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 SPA
9
LMS
3
SIL
3
FUJ
1
SHA
2
SEB
3
SPA
5
LMS
1
1st 151
2019–20 Team Project 1 LMGTE Am Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 SIL FUJ SHA BHR COA SPA LMS BHR
1
16th 38

IMSA SportsCar Championship results

(key)

Year Team Car Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
2014 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GTLM DAY
DNF
SEB
1
LBH LAG WGI MOS IMS ELK VIR COA
11
PET
5
18th 107
2015 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GTLM DAY
7
SEB
7
LBH
8
LGA
3
WGL
2
MOS
7
ELK
2
VIR
2
AUS
5
PET
8
6th 276
2016 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
17
SEB
17
LGA
11
BEL
2
WGL
8
MOS
6
LIM
10
ELK
2
VIR AUS
5
PET
12
11th 203
2017 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
24
SEB
6
LBH
4
AUS
8
BEL
9
WGL MOS
9
LIM
1
ELK
2
VIR
10
LGA
3
PET
3
10th 275
2018 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
18
SEB
9
MOH BEL WGL
6
MOS LIM ELK
11
VIR LGA
2
PET 16th 112

References

  1. ^ "FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP POINT STANDINGS" (PDF). American Le Mans Series. International Motor Sports Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2010. Retrieved 7 October 2010.

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
Champion

2000
Succeeded by
Preceded by Porsche Supercup
Champion

2001
Succeeded by
Preceded by Rolex Sports Car Series
DP Champion

2006
Succeeded by
Preceded by FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers
2018–19
With: Patrick Lindsey & Egidio Perfetti
Succeeded by