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Maxime Martin

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Nationality  Belgian
Poles  2
Debut season  2014
Fastest laps  1

Starts  28
Name  Maxime Martin
Wins  2
Current team  Team RMG
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Born  20 March 1986 (age 29) Uccle (Belgium) (1986-03-20)
Similar People  Marco Wittmann, Augusto Farfus, Bruno Spengler, Bas Leinders, Markus Palttala
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Maxime Martin (born 20 March 1986) is a Belgian professional racing driver and son of four-time Spa 24 Hours winner Jean-Michel Martin. He competes in the DTM for BMW Team RMG. Martin has been a BMW factory driver since 2013, racing full-time in the American Le Mans Series for BMW Team RLL that season, as well as acting as BMW's DTM test and reserve driver. In late 2013 at BMW Motorsport's yearly review, Martin was confirmed as a full-time BMW DTM driver for the 2014 season.

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Career

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Born in Uccle, Martin finished fourth in 2006 in the Formula Renault 1.6 Belgium series. In 2007 he began racing in the Eurocup Mégane Trophy, finishing third overall with one victory. The following year he finished as runner-up, with six wins. He also won the French Renault Clio Cup title. In 2009 he raced mainly in the FIA GT3 European Championship for AutoGT Racing in a Morgan Aero 8, winning at Silverstone.

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For 2010 Martin began racing in the new FIA GT1 World Championship for the Marc VDS Racing Team in a Ford GT. Along with teammate Bas Leinders he scored two podium finishes and ended the season 14th in the standings. In 2011, Martin teamed with Frédéric Makowiecki to win 4 races, including both rounds at Ordos.

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In 2014 Martin made his debut in the DTM championship for BMW. He won a race at the Moscow Raceway, the first victory for a Belgian in the DTM. In 2015, he won another race, this time at the Nürburgring.

In 2016 Martin won the Spa 24 Hours, also for BMW. By winning this race, he followed in the footsteps of his father Jean-Michel Martin, who won the race four times.

Complete FIA GT Series results

As Martin was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points.

Complete Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

* Season still in progress.

References

Maxime Martin Wikipedia


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