Franz Konrad (racing driver)

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Franz Konrad (born 8 June 1951 in Graz, Austria) is a former race driver and founder of Konrad Motorsport in 1976.

As a driver, he won the 1983 German Formula Three Championship in an Anson SA4-Toyota. In 1990, he took a career best 2nd in the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Jaguar, then followed this with an overall victory in the 1993 24 Hours Nürburgring driving a Porsche 911. He was also one of the drivers of the class winning at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1998 driving a Porsche GT2 Twin Turbo.

He was also constructor of the Konrad KM-011, a Group C sportscar using Lamborghini power.

Racing record[edit]

Complete World Sportscar Championship results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Pts
1976 Heinzmann-Rennfeuerschutz-Racing-Team T/GT3.0 Porsche Carrera RS Porsche 3.0 F6 MUG VAL SIL NÜR
14
ÖST GLN DIJ [N 1]
1977 Kannacher GT-Racing Gr.5 Porsche 935 Porsche 2.8 F6t DAY MUG SIL
5
[N 1]
Porsche Kremer Racing NÜR
4
GLN MOS BRH
3
HOC
5
VAL
1978 Konrad Motorsport Gr.5 Porsche 935 Porsche 2.8 F6t DAY
11
MUG
2
DIJ
Ret
SIL
6
NÜR
4
MIS
3
GLN VAL
7
[N 2]
1983 Porsche Kremer Racing C Porsche 956 Porsche Type-935 2.6 F6t MNZ SIL NÜR LMS SPA
Ret
FUJ
Ret
NC 0
Pametex/Pretoria Brick Porsche CK5 Porsche Type-935 2.8 F6t KYA
DSQ
1984 Porsche Kremer Racing C1 Porsche 956 Porsche Type-935 2.6 F6t MNZ SIL
6
LMS 23rd 26
Skoal Bandit Porsche Team NÜR
DNS
BRH IMO
8
FUJ KYA SAN
9
Porsche 956B MOS
2
Porsche 962C SPA
Ret
1985 Porsche Kremer Racing C1 Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 2.6 F6t MUG MNZ SIL LMS
9
32nd 12
New-Man Joest Racing Porsche 956 HOC
Ret
MOS SPA BRH FUJ
John Fitzpatrick Racing Porsche 956B SHA
4
1986 Richard Cleare Racing GTP March 85G Porsche Type-962 3.2 F6t MNZ SIL
Ret
LMS NC 0
SAT Porsche Kremer Team C1 Porsche 956 Porsche Type-935 2.8 F6t NOR
12
BRH JER NÜR SPA
Cara International Racing LM 06C Toyota 4T-GT 2.1 L4t FUJ
16
1987 Porsche Kremer Racing C1 Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 2.8 F6t JAR JER MNZ SIL LMS
4
FUJ
12
34th 10
Mussato Action Car Lancia LC2 Ferrari 308C 3.0 V8t NOR
Ret
BRH NÜR SPA
1988 Blaupunkt Joest Racing C1 Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 2.8 F6t JER JAR MNZ SIL LMS
5
29th 30
Porsche Type-935 3.0 F6t BRN
6
BRH
Dauer Racing NÜR
Ret
SPA FUJ SAN
1989 Dauer Racing C1 Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 3.0 F6t SUZ
15
DIJ
Ret
JAR 34th 8
Brun Motorsport BRH
16
NÜR
6
DON SPA
Porsche Kremer Racing Porsche 962-CK6 MEX
9
1990 Konrad Motorsport C Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 3.0 F6t SUZ
19
MNZ
Ret
SIL
14
SPA
13
DIJ
20
NÜR
14
DON
16
CGV
22
MEX
12
NC 0
1991 Konrad Motorsport C2 Porsche 962C Porsche Type-935 3.2 F6t SUZ MNZ
Ret
SIL
Ret
LMS
Ret
NÜR
9
54th 2
C1 Konrad KM-011 Lamborghini 3512 3.5 V12 NÜR
DNQ
MAG
Ret
MEX
Ret
AUT
Ret
Footnotes
  1. ^ a b In 1976 and 1977 the World Championship was divided into two series that ran simultaneously but separately: The World Sportscar Championship and the World Championship for Makes.
  2. ^ No drivers' Championship.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1978 United States Whittington Bros. Racing United States Don Whittington
United States Bill Whittington
Porsche 935/77 Gr.5
+2.0
41 DNF DNF
1985 Germany Kremer Porsche Racing France Jean-Pierre Jarier
New Zealand Mike Thackwell
Porsche 962C C1 356 9th 9th
1987 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing South Africa George Fouché
South Africa Wayne Taylor
Porsche 962C C1 327 4th 4th
1988 Germany Blaupunkt Joest Racing United Kingdom David Hobbs
Belgium Didier Theys
Porsche 962C C1 380 5th 5th
1989 Switzerland Repsol Brun Motorsport Germany Rudi Seher
Spain Andres Vilariño
Porsche 962C C1 81 DNF DNF
1990 United Kingdom Silk Cut Jaguar
United Kingdom Tom Walkinshaw Racing
Netherlands Jan Lammers
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
Jaguar XJR-12 C1 355 2nd 2nd
1991 Austria Konrad Motorsport United Kingdom Anthony Reid
Switzerland Pierre-Alain Lombardi
Porsche 962C C2 98 DNF DNF
1993 Austria Konrad Motorsport Japan Jun Harada
Brazil Antônio Hermann de Azevedo
Porsche 911 Carrera RS GT 293 19th 5th
1994 Austria Konrad Motorsport Brazil Antônio Hermann de Azevedo
Germany Mike Sommer
Porsche 911 Turbo GT1 100 DNF DNF
1995 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing Germany Jürgen Lässig
Brazil Antônio Hermann de Azevedo
Kremer K8 Spyder-Porsche WSC 163 DNF DNF
1996 Germany Konrad Motorsport Brazil Antônio Hermann de Azevedo
Germany Wido Rössler
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo GT1 107 DNF DNF
1997 Germany Konrad Motorsport Italy Mauro Baldi
United Kingdom Robert Nearn
Porsche 911 GT1 GT1 138 DNF DNF
1998 Germany Konrad Motorsport United States Larry Schumacher
United States Nick Ham
Porsche 911 GT2 GT2 24 DNF DNF
1999 Germany Konrad Motorsport United States Peter Kitchak
United States Charles Slater
Porsche 911 GT2 GTS 293 18th 7th
2001 United States Saleen-Allen Speedlab United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
United States Terry Borcheller
Saleen S7-R-Ford GTS 246 18th 3rd
2002 Germany Konrad Motorsport United States Terry Borcheller
Switzerland Toni Seiler
Saleen S7-R-Ford GTS 266 26th 7th
2003 Germany Konrad Motorsport Switzerland Toni Seiler
Switzerland Walter Brun
Saleen S7-R-Ford GTS 91 DNF DNF
Source:[1]

Complete European Formula Two Championship results[edit]

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

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos. Pts
1980 URD Rennwagenbau March 792 BMW THR HOC NÜR VAL PAU SIL ZOL
DNQ
MUG ZAN PER MIS NC 0
GELO Racing Team HOC
Ret
1981 Scuderia Teutonia March 802 BMW SIL HOC THR NÜR
11
VAL MUG PAU PER SPA DON MIS MAN NC 0
1982 Franz Konrad Racing March 802 BMW SIL
14
HOC
Ret
THR
16
NÜR
11
MUG VAL PAU SPA HOC DON MAN PER MIS NC 0

Complete FIA GT Championship results[edit]

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

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Pts
1997 Konrad Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2 GT2 HOC
NC
NÜR
3
SPA
7
A1R
Ret
SUZ
4
DON
5
MUG SEB
6
LAG
Ret
17th 10
Porsche 911 GT1 GT1 SIL
9
HEL
7
NC 0
1998 Konrad Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2 GT2 OSC
3
SIL
7
HOC
11
DIJ
4
HUN
DNS
SUZ
4
DON
2
A1R
3
HOM
Ret
LAG
Ret
6th 20
1999 Konrad Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2 GT MNZ
15
SIL
13
HOC
3
HUN
3
ZOL
6
OSC
8
DON
3
HOM
Ret
GLN
11
ZHU
Ret
15th 13
2000 Konrad Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2 GT VAL
8
EST
19
MNZ
Ret
SIL
6
HUN
5
ZOL
11
A1R
5
LAU
5
BRN MAG 16th 7
2003 Konrad Motorsport Saleen S7-R GT CAT
8
MAG
Ret
PER
Ret
BRN
9
DON
6
SPA
Ret
AND
2
OSC
DSQ
EST
4
MNZ
11
16th 17
2004 Konrad Motorsport Saleen S7-R GT MNZ
Ret
VAL
DNS
MAG
DNS
HOC
Ret
BRN
6
DON SPA
Ret
IMO
Ret
OSC
15
DUB ZHU
Ret
59th 3
2005 Konrad Motorsport Saleen S7-R GT1 MNZ
Ret
MAG
11
SIL IMO BRN SPA OSC
10
IST ZHU
Ret
DUB
Ret
BHR
11
NC 0

Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results[edit]

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

Year Team Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Pts
2014 Dempsey Racing GTD Porsche 911 GT America Porsche 4.0 F6 DAY SEB
21
LAG DET WGL MOS IMS ROA VIR COA PET 156th 1
2016 Konrad Motorsport GTD Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Lamborghini 5.2 V10 DAY
10
SEB
14
LAG DET WGL MOS LIM ROA VIR COA PET 65th 2
2017 Konrad Motorsport GTD Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Lamborghini 5.2 V10 DAY
20
SEB LBH COA DET WGL MOS LIM ROA VIR LAG PET 80th 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Results of Franz Konrad". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved June 6, 2018. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
John Nielsen
German Formula Three champion
1983
Succeeded by
Kurt Thiim