Lucas Auer

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Lucas Auer
2014 F3 HockenheimringII Lucas Auer by 2eight 8SC4307.jpg
Lucas Auer - 2014
Nationality Austria Austrian
Born (1994-09-11) 11 September 1994 (age 26)
Tyrol, Austria
Related to Gerhard Berger (uncle)
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters career
Debut season 2015
Current team Mercedes-Benz DTM Team Mücke
Car no. 22
Former teams ART Grand Prix
Starts 21
Wins 0
Poles 1
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 23rd in 2015
Previous series
2012-14
2012-13
2012
2011
2011
European Formula 3 Championship
Toyota Racing Series
German Formula Three
JK Racing Asia Series
Formula Pilota China
Championship titles
2011 JK Racing Asia Series

Lucas Auer (born 11 September 1994) is a racing driver. He currently drives for Mercedes-Benz in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters

Early career

In October 2011, Lucas Auer wins the title of the 2011 JK Racing Asia Series season. Then the young Austrian tested a F3 Euroseries car at Valencia, with his 52-year-old uncle Gerhard Berger looking on.[1]

On 25 August 2012, Lucas Auer (Van Amersfoort Racing) won the 21st round of the German F3 season, held at the 4.534-kilometre Lausitzring. He is now second in the championship.[2]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2011 JK Racing Asia Series EuroInternational 18 7 6 9 17 292 1st
2012 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 15 0 2 0 2 589 6th
German Formula Three Van Amersfoort Racing 27 2 2 4 11 298 2nd
FIA European Formula 3 Championship Van Amersfoort Racing 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC‡
2013 Toyota Racing Series Giles Motorsport 15 2 3 4 6 797 3rd
FIA European Formula 3 Championship Prema Powerteam 30 1 0 2 8 277 4th
2014 FIA European Formula 3 Championship kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport 33 3 1 2 13 365 4th
2015 DTM ART Grand Prix 18 0 1 0 0 18 23rd
2016 DTM Mercedes-Benz DTM Team Mücke 4 0 0 0 0 0 23rd*

* Season still in progress. As Auer was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points.

Complete FIA European Formula 3 Championship results

(key)

Year Entrant Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 DC Points
2012 Van Amersfoort Racing Volkswagen HOC
1
HOC
2
PAU
1
PAU
2
BRH
1
BRH
2
RBR
1
RBR
2
NOR
1
NOR
2
SPA
1
SPA
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
ZAN
1
ZAN
2
VAL
1
VAL
2
HOC
1

7
HOC
2

Ret
NC‡ 0‡
2013 Prema Powerteam Mercedes MNZ
1

2
MNZ
2

Ret
MNZ
3

4
SIL
1

4
SIL
2

3
SIL
3

7
HOC
1

7
HOC
2

4
HOC
3

12
BRH
1

3
BRH
2

3
BRH
3

1
RBR
1

10
RBR
2

4
RBR
3

3
NOR
1

13
NOR
2

13
NOR
3

6
NÜR
1

5
NÜR
2

5
NÜR
3

2
ZAN
1

7
ZAN
2

12
ZAN
3

7
VAL
1

7
VAL
2

5
VAL
3

Ret
HOC
1

26
HOC
2

3
HOC
3

3
4th 277
2014 kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport Mercedes SIL
1

5
SIL
2

12
SIL
3

8
HOC
1

1
HOC
2

4
HOC
3

4
PAU
1

2
PAU
2

7
PAU
3

6
HUN
1

4
HUN
2

3
HUN
3

3
SPA
1

2
SPA
2

Ret
SPA
3

21
NOR
1

3
NOR
2

3
NOR
3

8
MSC
1

5
MSC
2

4
MSC
3

Ret
RBR
1

10
RBR
2

3
RBR
3

3
NÜR
1

7
NÜR
2

5
NÜR
3

1
IMO
1

6
IMO
2

5
IMO
3

8
HOC
1

2
HOC
2

3
HOC
3

1
4th 365

‡ As Auer was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points.

Complete DTM results

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

 Year  Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2015 ART Grand Prix DTM AMG Mercedes C-Coupé HOC
1

Ret
HOC
2

DNS
LAU
1

21
LAU
2

Ret
NOR
1

15
NOR
2

9
ZAN
1

17
ZAN
2

20
SPL
1

21
SPL
2

6
MSC
1

13
MSC
2

19
OSC
1

15
OSC
2

17
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

19
HOC
1

16
HOC
2

19
23rd 18
2016 Mercedes-Benz DTM Team Mücke Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM HOC
1

17†
HOC
2

15†
SPL
1

21
SPL
2

16
LAU
1

LAU
2

NOR
1

NOR
2

ZAN
1

ZAN
2

MSC
1

MSC
2

NÜR
1

NÜR
2

HUN
1

HUN
2

HOC
1

HOC
2

23rd* 0*

Driver did not finish, but was classified as he completed 75% of the race distance. * Season still in progress.

Personal information

Lucas is the nephew of former Benetton, McLaren and Ferrari F1 driver Gerhard Berger. He is the son of Berger's sister Claudia, who runs a transport company in Wörgl in Tyrol – not far from Berger's own family business.[3]

References

  1. F1: Grand Prix News Briefs (Update 2) Speedtv.com. SPEED Staff / GMM. 28 December 2011.
  2. "Lucas Auer: Win in the race, second in the championship". ATS Formel-3 Cup. 26 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Behind the scenes at Sepang Autosport Plus. Retrieved 7 June 2011

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Richard Bradley
(Formula BMW Pacific)
JK Racing Asia Series
Champion

2011
Succeeded by
Aston Hare