Categories(カテゴリー)

Recent Entries(最近のエントリー)

Latest News(最新ニュース)

>>main

Career Highlights

2011

FIA GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Team: JR Motorsports - co-driven by Lucas Luhr

Car: Nissan GTR

Result: FIA GT1 World Champion - 4 Wins

NURBURGRING 24h

Team: RJN Motorsport

Car: Nissan 370Z - co driven by Tetsuya Tanaka, Sabine Schmitz and Holger Eckhardt

We showed some great pace and were as high as in P30 in the overall ranking when we unfortunately hit some trouble with the car which spoiled a great result.

Career Highlights

2010

FIA GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Team: Sumo Power GT - co-driven by Peter Dumbreck

Car: Nissan GTR

We achieved a few podiums and highlight was our victory in the Qualify Race in Algarve. It was the first year entering a full championship with the GTR and we could prove the great potential of the car.

NURBURGRING 24h

Team: RJN Motorsport

Car: Nissan 370Z - co driven by Alex Buncombe and Holger Eckhardt

It was my first experience at the Nordschleife and was a great learning experience. It certainly is one of the best races in the world. Unfortunately we suffered many trouble during the race, but we will have another try next year!

Career Highlights

2009

FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Team: Gigawave Nismo - co-driven by Darren Turner

Car: Nissan GTR

This year is a test program for Nismo in order to evaluate the potential and competitiveness of the Nissan GTR for the 2010 FIA GT Championship. At the moment 4 races and several test sessions are planned for this year. A highlight will be the 24h race in Spa-Francorchamps.

Career Highlights

2008

JAPANESE SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Team: NISMO - co-driven by Masataka Yanagida (car no.22)

As every year Michael was able to keep himself in the championship battle until the last round. Unfortunately it was not supposed to be and they had to settle with 7th position in the very tight championship. In a season where bad luck and trouble struck the #22 car ever so often, Michael was able to record 3 Pole Positions and finish on the podium 2 times.

Career Highlights

2005

JAPANESE SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP - TEAM CHAMPIONS

Team: NISMO - co-driven by Masataka Yanagida (car no.22)
In an up and down season, Michael and Yanagida were in the drivers championship race until the last race. But even though the drivers title was not possible to take, they took the team championship for NISMO for the 3rd time in a row.

LE MANS AND ELMS CHAMPIONSHIP

Team: Rollcentre Racing, Dallara-Nissan LMP1 - co-driven by Joao Barbosa
Michael took part in the Sebring 12hours race, the 1000 kilometer of Spa-Francorchamps and the 24hours of Le Mans for the 4th time. As the main development driver for Nissan, Michael was sent to evaluate the Nissan's engine performance compared to the opposition in sports car. The engine performed well, but unfortunately good results were thwarted by continous small problems.

GT:全日本スーパーGT選手権 チーム ニスモ、ゼッケン22

スポーツカー:ル ・マン、ELMS選手権
チーム:ロールセンター レーシング、ダラーラ ニッサンLMP1