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Lucas Auer
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Driver Details
Nationality Flag of Austria Austrian
Date of Birth 11/09/1994
Date of Death Unknown
Début 2015 DTM Festival
Championships 0
2014 Position N/A
Wins 0
First Win Unknown
Previous Teams Unknown
DTM Career
Total Entries 18 (17 Starts)
Pole Positions 1
Fastest Laps 0
Total Points

18

Current Season
Team ART Grand Prix
Car Mercedes C63 DTM
Number Standings Points
22 23rd 18
AUE 15 Livery
Lucas Auer is a Austrian based racing driver, currently competing in his debut season of the DTM with ART Grand Prix.[1] Auer is one of a number of DTM drivers to have earned his chance in the championship through the Formula 3 Euro Series.[1]

Current SeasonEdit

Auer wields the #22 Mercedes C-Coupé, run by ART Grand Prix alongside Gary Paffett.[1] Auer suffered a difficult debut in Hockenheim at the season opener, retiring from one race and failing to start the second.

BackgroundEdit

After karting from the age of seven in 2001, Auer made his debut in racing cars in the JK Racing Asia Series, taking the championship at the first attempt in 2011.[1] Auer then opted to split his time between the German Formula 3 Series and the Toyota Racing Series in 2012, finishing as runner-up in the former.[1] He remained as an entrant in the TRS in 2013, while, in Europe, he made the step up into the Formula 3 Euro Series.[1]

3rd in the TRS for 2013 was combined with 4th in the Euro Series, with his efforts also rewarded with a one-off appearance in the World Endurance Championship.[1] Dropping his Toyota commitments allowed Auer to focus on the WEC as well as the Euro Series in 2014, a move which proved profitable for his career.[1] 4th place once again earned Auer a chance in the DTM with ART Grand Prix.[1]

DTM HistoryEdit

Auer was announced as a DTM driver on the 29th of January 2015, with his race number selected as #22.[2] After retiring from the first race at the 2015 DTM Festival after contact with Martin Tomczyk, Auer failed to start the second race of the weekend. Auer ran wide at the Sachskurve on his reconnaissance lap, ending up in the barrier and out of the race.

Full DTM RecordEdit

Auer's full results from his 17 starts in the DTM are outlined in a series of tables below.

DTM EntriesEdit

The list below includes all of the teams and cars, as well as overall finishing positions for Auer during his DTM career:

Lucas Auer's Overall DTM Record
Year Entrant No. Car Pos. Pts.
2015 Flag of France ART Grand Prix 22 Mercedes C63 DTM 23rd 18
2016 Flag of Germany Mücke Motorsport 22 Mercedes C63 DTM

Career ResultsEdit

Below is a table showing Lucas Auer's full DTM record.

DTM Championship Record
Year Rounds Pos Pts
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2015 Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Dutch Flag Flag of Austria Flag of Russia Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Flag of Germany 23rd 18
Ret DNS 21st 21st 15th 9th 17th 20th 21st 6th 13th 19th 15th 17th 6th 19th 16th 19th
2016 Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Dutch Flag Flag of Russia Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Germany 12th 68
Ret 15th 21st 16th 7th 1st 13th 5th 12th 9th 18th 10th 7th 2nd 15th 15th 18th 16th
Results Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Second DSQ Disqualified
3rd Third DNS Did Not Start
7th Points Scorer NC Not Classified
Italics Qualifying Race C Race Cancelled
16th Non-points finish Non-Championship Race

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 'Lucas Auer', dtm.com, (DTM, 2015), http://www.dtm.com/node/380?language=en-gb, (Accessed 07/05/2015)
  2. van Leeuwen, Andrew, 'European F3 frontrunner Lucas Auer gets 2015 Mercedes DTM seat', autosport.com, (Haymarket Publications, 29/01/2015), http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/117495', (Accessed 07/05/2015)

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