Joachim Winkelhock

Winkelhock
Nationality German
Date of Birth 24 October, 1960
Teams A.G.S. (1989)
Races Entered 7
DNQ/DNPQ 7
Best Result 9th in PQ
Imola/Phoenix, 1989

One of the 90's biggest names in motor racing circles, in F1 Winkelhock suffered 7 failures to pre-qualify in 1989 for AGS, whom he claimed treated him badly. A successful nine year association with BMW followed, which saw him win both the British touring car and German super touring titles.

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Career Summary
Before F1
1979 • Competed in the Renault 5 championship.
1981 • Competed in the European Renault 5 Turbo championship.
1982 • Competed in German Formula Ford 1600.
1983-5 • Competed occasionally in German touring cars in a BMW 323i.
1986 • Porsche 944 Turbo Cup, 1st overall.
1987 • German F3, 2nd overall, 98 points in a WTS Reynard 873 Volkswagen.
• European Touring Car Championship, 3 entries in a Wolf Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth with various drivers.
1988 • German F3, 1st overall, 164 points in a WTS Reynard 883 Volkswagen.
Formula One
1989 • AGS JH23 Cosworth V8, 7 entries, 7 DNPQs.
After F1
1990 • DTM, 6th overall, 119 points, 1 win in a works BMW M3 Sport Evolution.
• Nurburgring 24hrs, 1st place in a BMW M3.
1991 • DTM, 7th overall, 101 points, 1 win in a works BMW M3.
• Nurburgring 24hrs, 1st place in a BMW M3 with Hahne and Nissen.
• NZ Endurance Series, 1 win in a BMW M3 with Pirro.
1992 • DTM, 8th overall, 110 points, 1 win in a works BMW M3.
• Spa 24hrs, 2nd place in a BMW M3 with Van de Poele and Heger.
1993 • British Touring Car Championship, 1st overall in a works BMW 318i.
• Bathurst 1000, 15th place in a Diet Coke Racing BMW M3 with Morris.
1994 • British Touring Car Championship, 6th overall, 147 points, 4 wins in a works BMW 318i.
• German Super Touring Cup, selected races in a works BMW 318i.
• Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship, 1st overall in a works BMW 318i.
• Japanese Touring Car Championship, 10th overall, 31 points in a works BMW 318i.
• FIA Touring Car World Cup, 3rd place in a works BMW 318i.
• Macau Guia event, 1st place in a works BMW 318i.
1995 • German Super Touring Cup, 1st overall, 418 points, 3 wins in a works BMW 318i.
• Japanese Touring Car Championship, 9th overall, 41 points, 1 win in a works BMW 318i.
• FIA Touring Car World Cup, 13th place in a works BMW 318i.
• Spa 24hrs, 1st place in a BMW 320i with Kox and Soper.
1996 • British Touring Car Championship, 5th overall, 158 points, 3 wins in a works BMW 320i.
• Italian Touring Car Championship, 2 starts in a works BMW 320i.
• Donington Tourist Trophy, 4th place in a works BMW 320i.
• Macau Guia event, 1 win in a works BMW 320i.
• Rainbow Cup, 1st overall, 36 points, 4 wins in a works BMW 318iS.
1997 • German Super Touring Cup, 2nd overall, 644 points, 3 wins in a works BMW 320i.
• Spa 24hrs, 2nd place in a works BMW 320i with Piquet and Cecotto.
1998 • German Super Touring Cup, 6th overall, 405 points in a works BMW 320i.
• Macau Guia event, 1st place in a works BMW 320i.
• Le Mans 24hrs, retired in a BMW V12 Le Mans with Martini and Cecotto.
1999 • American Le Mans Series, 14th overall, 79 points in a BMW V12 LMR with various drivers.
• Le Mans 24hrs, 1st place in a BMW V12 LMR with Dalmas and Martini.
2000 • DTM, 5th overall, 113 points, 1 win in a Holzer Opel Astra V8 Coupe.
2001 • DTM, 16th overall, 12 points in a Holzer Opel Astra V8 Coupe.
2002 • DTM, in a Phoenix Opel Astra V8 Coupe.

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