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Jörg Bergmeister

Jörg Bergmeister
Bergmeister at the 2008 Petit Le Mans.
Nationality German
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2002 –
Teams Freisinger Motorsport, The Racer's Group, White Lightning Racing, Petersen Motorsports, Flying Lizard Motorsports
Best finish 10th (2004)
Class wins 1 (2004)

Jörg Bergmeister (born 13 February 1976, in Leverkusen) is a professional racing driver from Germany.

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, Jörg 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.

For 2012, Bergmeister will return with Flying Lizard Motorsports and co-driver Patrick Long.


  • Career 1
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans results 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
2002 Freisinger Motorsport Romain Dumas
Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 321 17th 2nd
2003 The Racer's Group Kevin Buckler
Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 304 20th 5th
2004 White Lightning Racing Patrick Long
Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 327 10th 1st
2005 Petersen Motorsports
White Lightning Racing
Patrick Long
Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 331 11th 2nd
2006 White Lightning Racing
Krohn Racing
Nic Jönsson
Tracy Krohn
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 148 DNF DNF
2007 Flying Lizard Motorsports Johannes van Overbeek
Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 124 DNF DNF
2008 Flying Lizard Motorsports Johannes van Overbeek
Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 289 32nd 6th
2009 Flying Lizard Motorsports Darren Law
Seth Neiman
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 194 DNF DNF
2010 Flying Lizard Motorsports Seth Neiman
Darren Law
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 61 DNF DNF
2011 Flying Lizard Motorsports Lucas Luhr
Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
310 18th 6th
2012 Flying Lizard Motorsports Patrick Long
Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
2013 Porsche AG Team Manthey Patrick Pilet
Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
315 16th 2nd
2014 Porsche Team Manthey Patrick Pilet
Nick Tandy
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
309 36th 7th
2015 Porsche Team Manthey Richard Lietz
Michael Christensen
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
327 30th 5th



External links

  • Bergmeister company
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Lucas Luhr
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
Succeeded by
Timo Bernhard
Preceded by
Patrick Huisman
Porsche Supercup champion
Succeeded by
Stéphane Ortelli
Preceded by
Max Angelelli
Wayne Taylor
Rolex Sports Car Series DP Champion
Succeeded by
Alex Gurney
Jon Fogarty
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