Arnd Meier

Arnd Meier (* March 1, 1973 in Hanover) is a former German race car driver. He became famous for his two-year commitment in the American Champ Car series.

Meier began his career in 1984 in karting, which he ran until 1990. The German Formula 3 Championship, he finished 1996 as the second in the overall standings behind Jarno Trulli, but ahead of teammate Nick Heidfeld. In 1997 he joined the American CART World Series for Team Project Indy. In his first race in Australia, he gained attention when he led for two laps as a result of pit strategy his team the field. As his team, however - as the only starter in the field - a car started, which was based on a technically inferior Lola chassis, Meier was not able to achieve good results. Overall, Arnd Meier participated in the Champ Car series to 29 races. His best result was a 10th place at the 1998 Road America course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

1999 Meier returned to Europe, drove in Formula 3000 and participated in touring car racing. In 2004 he won with René Wolff the BFGoodrich Endurance Championship in a BMW 318i. Since the end of his career as a racing driver Meier works as an engineer in the automotive industry.