|André Lotterer Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1981|
André Lotterer is a German professional racing driver who is best known for his prolific performances in endurance racing having won the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in 2011, 2012, and 2014 (along with finishing 2nd in 2010 and 3rd in 2015) and the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012 (along with finishing 2nd in 2013, 2014, and 2015). He also competed in the Formula Nippon/Japanese Super Formula championship series from 2003 to 2017 with remarkable success, winning the title in 2011, finishing 2nd in 2004, 2010, 2013, and 2016, and 3rd in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2014, and 2015. From the 2017-18 season, he began competing in the all-electric Formula E championship.
Duisburg, Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Professional Racing Driver
- Father – Henri Lotterer (d. 2009)
- 1 – FIA World Endurance Championship
- 36 – Formula E
Formula One Teams
André has raced for –
- Jaguar Racing F1 Team (2001-2002) (Test Driver)
- Caterham F1 Team (2014)
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Hispanic)
He is of German and Peruvian descent on his father’s side and Belgian descent on his mother’s side.
- Toned physique
- Often sports a rugged beard
- Charming smile
- Side-cropped, short hair
André has been sponsored by brands such as –
- Saudi Airlines
- Hugo Boss
- Monroe Suspensions
André Lotterer Favorite Things
- Sports – Motorsport Racing, Cycling
- Hobbies/Interests – Photography, Collecting Classic Cars, Driving Buggies
Source – Porsche
André Lotterer Facts
- André, though born in Germany, was brought up by his mother in the Belgian town of Nivelles. During his professional racing career, he has competed with a Belgian racing license but has chosen to represent Germany.
- At the very start of his racing career, he set the scene ablaze with title wins in the 1998 Formula BMW Junior series and the 1999 Formula BMW ADAC championship. He also stood 2nd in the one-off Masters of Formula 3 event in 2001.
- After participating as a test driver for the Jaguar Racing F1 Team in 2001 and 2002, he received his next callup to the premier Formula One tier 12 years later, in 2014, when Caterham F1 Team invited him as a substitute for their driver Kamui Kobayashi for a one-off race at the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix. André did not enjoy the best of times though as he was forced to retire after just 1 lap due to a mechanical failure in his car.
- He participated in the All Japan Grand Touring Car (JGTC) championship/Super GT series from 2003 to 2011 and won the title in both 2006 and 2009. He also finished 2nd in 2010 and 3rd in 2008.
Featured Image by André Lotterer / Instagram