Famous Racecar Drivers from Austria

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Austria and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Austria is included when available.

List includes Karl Wendlinger, Roland Ratzenberger, more.

This historic racecar drivers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Austria?" These prominent racecar drivers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian racecar drivers.

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  • Alexander Wurz (born 15 February 1974) is an Austrian former professional racing driver, driver training expert and businessman. He competed in Formula One from 1997 until 2007, and is also a two-time winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours. He is currently under contract to race for the Toyota factory racing team in the WEC (World Endurance Championship). In Formula 1, he is a commentator for TV and media, as well as being Williams F1 Team's driver coach, chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association, and occasionally a driver steward.
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria
  • Andreas "Andi" Zuber (born 9 October 1983 in Judenburg, Austria) is a motor racing driver. An Austrian by birth, he once raced under a licence issued by the United Arab Emirates.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Judenburg, Austria
  • August Auinger

    August "Gustl" Auinger (born 3 May 1955 in Lambach) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Austria. His best year was in 1985 when he finished in third place in the 125cc world championship, winning three Grand Prix races in the process. Auinger won a total of five Grand Prix races during his career.He is now a riders' coach for the Red Bull MotoGP Rookie Cup.
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Austria
  • Christian Klien

    Christian Klien (born 7 February 1983) is an Austrian former Formula One racing driver. In total he has scored 14 points in Formula One. Klien currently competes full-time in the Blancpain GT Series.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Hohenems, Austria
  • Dieter Quester (born 30 May 1939 in Vienna) is an active touring car racing driver from Austria. Dieter has participated in 53 24-Hour Races. He competed in a single Formula One race in which he finished ninth. Starting with motorboats in the 1950s, he became part of the Formula 2 team of BMW which intended to take part in the 1969 German Grand Prix. Teammate Gerhard Mitter was killed at the Nürburgring while practising with the BMW 269, though. As a suspension or steering failure was suspected, the BMW team with Quester and Hubert Hahne withdrew from the race, as did Mitter's teammate at Porsche, Hans Herrmann. Quester participated in his home 1974 Austrian Grand Prix on 18 August 1974. He ...more
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
  • Ferdinand Stuck

    Ferdinand Stuck is an Austrian racecar driver.
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Starnberg, Germany