Some Personal Data :
Date of Birth : 07. August 1966
Place of Birth: Hannover (D)
Residence: Wedemark (D)
Family Status: married to Claudia
Two daughters (Jana and Carolin)
Learned Profession: Motorcar mechanic
Actual Job Test and Rallye driver
Hobbies Mountainbike, Fitness, Oldtimer
Highlights of my career in Motor sports
1985-1989 first races, national rallies
1990 1st Place German Rallye Trophy
(VW Golf GTI)
1991 1st Place Group N German Rallye Championship
(Ford Sierra Cosworth)
1992 1st Place German Rallye Championship
(Ford Sierra Cosworth)
1st Place Hellendoom-Rallye
(Dutch Rallye Championship)
Participation in Rallye-World Championship Races Monte
Carlo,Corsica
1993 1st Place German Rallye Championship
(Ford Sierra Cosworth)
1st Place Dutch Rallye Championship
(Ford Sierra Cosworth)
4th Place European Rallye Championship
1994 1st Place German Rallye Championship
(Ford Escort Cosworth)
1st Place Dutch Rallye Championship
(Ford Escort Cosworth)2nd Place European Rallye Championship
1995 1st Place German Open
(Ford Escort Cosworth)
1st Place Hellendoom-Rallye
(Dutch Rallye Championship)
1996 1st Place German Open(Ford Escort Cosworth)
3rd Place German Rallye Championship
(Ford Escort Cosworth)
Participation in Rallye WC Run Monte Carlo
1997 6th Place German Rallye Championship
(Ford Escort Cosworth/WRC)
4th Place Dutch Rallye Championship
(Ford Escort Cosworth/WRC)
1st Place West Brabant Rallye
1998 Various runs for the Long Distance Cup on
the Nuerburgring
24 hour race on the Nuerburgring(VW Golf GTI)
Three East European Rallies(Audi Coupé S2)
1999 Various runs for the Long Distance Cup on
the Nuerburgring
24 hour race on the Nuerburgring(VW Golf GTI)
2001 3rd Place German Rallye Championship
1th Place Group A up to two liters cylinder capacity
(VW Golf Kit Car), five times best in class
Driver at the 24 hour world record of the Volkswagen
W12 Coupe in Nardo/Italy on Oct 14th 2001 together
with Jean-Francois Hemroulle (B), Marc Duez (B), Mauro Baldi (I) Emanuele Naspetti (I) und Giorgio Sanna (I)
2002 Test driver for Volkswagen in the Projects “Polo Super 1600” (Rallye) and “Tarek” (Marathon)
2003 Participation in the Rallye Dakar (Volkswagen Tarek)
Test driver for Volkswagen
2004-2006 24 hour race on the Nuerburgring
(VW Golf GTI)
2007 Test driver for Volkswagen Motorsport
26th Place in Truck Ranking, Rallye Dakar
(Race Truck for VW Motorsport)
24 hour race Nuerburgring
(VW Golf GTI), Best in class
2008 3rd Place Central Europe Rallye
(VW Race Touareg 2), compensatory racing event for the
Rallye Dakar
24 hour race on the Nuerburgring(VW Scirocco),
2nd best in class
2009 6th Rallye Dakar (Race Touareg 2)