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Born on this day (25th - May)

Henry Yunick

1923 - 2001


Norberto José Polinori

1931 - 1967


Mike Harris

1939


1949


Antonio Hermann

1954


Christian Peruzzi

1963 - 2001



Died on this day (25th - May)

Peter Kreis

1900 - 1934


Amédée Gordini

1899 - 1979


Herbert Fahrnow

1903 - 1981


Elie Bayol

1914 - 1995


Chris Trickle

1972 - 1998


Christian Peruzzi

1963 - 2001



Wolf Henzler
Wolf Henzler
GERMANY

Born
5 / 4 / 1975

Began racing career in Karting, winning Kart Junior Championship in 1990 and 1991 . Ran Formula BMW ADAC in 1993 , taking fourth place in points. Competed in Formula 3 in Germany from 1993-98, placing third in 1998 . After moving in to Formula 3000 for one season in 1999 , switched to Porsche Supercup in 2000 , finising eighth that year. In, 2001, finished sixth in the Porsche Supercup. In 2002 , finished fourth in the Supercup series and sixth in the Carrera Cup. Left the final round of the 2003 Supercup series believing he was Champion, only to be relegated to second when an appeal was heard for a penalty regarding another competitor.

Henzler, who won nine of 12 events (scoring maximum points 11 times) in the Porsche Michelin Super Cup series en route to the Driver’s Championship in 2004 for Farnbacher Racing, captured wins at both races he entered in the 2004 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT Championship, finding the tracks similar to what he was accustomed in Europe.

  • 1990 Kart
  • 1991 Kart, German junior master
  • 1992 Formula junior, placed 13
  • 1993 Formula junior, placed 4
  • 1994 Formula OPEL DM, placed 5
  • 1995 Formula 3 DM, placed 3
  • 1996 Formula 3 DM, placed 11
  • 1997 Formula 3 DM, placed 4
  • 1998 Formula 3 DM, placed 3
  • 1999 F3000 EM
  • 2000 Porsche Pirelli Supercup, placed 8
  • 2001 Porsche Pirelli Supercup, placed 6
  • 2002 Porsche Pirelli Supercup, placed 4
  • 2003 Porsche Pirelli Supercup, placed 2
  • 2004 Michelin Porsche Supercup Championship, placed 1st