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Dominik Farnbacher (born 26 September 1984 in Ansbach) is a German sports car racing driver, and currently an SRT factory driver, driving an SRT Viper GTS-R in the American Le Mans Series. After beginning his career in karting, Farnbacher competed in Formula BMW Junior in 2001, finishing 9th in the championship. He then moved to sports car racing, participating in Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, at first for his father's team, Farnbacher Racing; he also participated in the 2004 Porsche Supercup season.

In 2006, Farnbacher drove in the Le Mans Series for Seikel Motorsport in the GT2 class. He also made his debut in the American Le Mans Series, driving at the 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans, and participated in his first 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing 2nd in class. Farnbacher raced in the full ALMS season in 2007, driving a Porsche for Tafel Racing. He also ran in the Super GT series in Japan, taking two wins in the GT300 class at Motegi and Fuji. 2008 saw Farnbacher finish 2nd in the GT2 drivers' championship for Tafel, winning four races.

In 2009 Farnbacher switched to Team PTG, driving a Panoz Esperante. He also won the Okayama 1000 Kilometers. Farnbacher won the SP7 class of the 2010 24 Hours Nürburgring with co-drivers Allan Simonsen, Leh Keen, and Marco Seefried. Farnbacher also finished 2nd in GT2 at Le Mans with Simonsen and Keen. He spent 2011 in the ADAC GT Masters series in Germany. Late in 2012, Farnbacher began racing the SRT Viper.

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006 Flag of Germany Seikel Motorsport
Flag of Germany Farnbacher Racing
22px-Flag of Denmark Lars-Erik Nielsen
Flag of Germany Pierre Ehret
Porsche 997 GT3-RS GT2 320 16th 2nd
2009 Flag of Germany Hankook Team Farnbacher 22px-Flag of Denmark Allan Simonsen
22px-Flag of San Marino.svg-1- Christian Montanari
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 183 DNF DNF
2010 Flag of Germany Hankook Team Farnbacher 22px-Flag of Denmark Allan Simonsen
USAflagsmall Leh Keen
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 336 12th 2nd
2011 Flag of Germany Hankook Team Farnbacher 22px-Flag of Denmark Allan Simonsen
USAflagsmall Leh Keen
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Pro
137 DNF DNF
2012 22px-Flag of France Luxury Racing 22px-Flag of France Frédéric Makowiecki
25px-Brazilflag Jaime Melo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Pro
333 18th 2nd
2013 USAflagsmall SRT Motorsports 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Marc Goossens
SRT Viper GTS-R GTE
Pro
306 25th 8th

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