Hubert Hahne

Hubert Hahne ( born March 28, 1935 in Moers ) is a former German race car driver who was successful in both touring cars and in Formula 2.


Hubert is the brother of William Hahne, Bernd Hahne, Norbert and Hahne Armin Hahne and the two sisters Christel and Gerda ( mother of Jörg van Ommen ). After finishing school, Hubert Hahne completed a commercial apprenticeship, passed the commercial assistant examination and worked in the tobacco wholesaler his father, who also ran a trotter breeding. From his youth Hahne loved horses, but wanted to be a technician. Therefore, he started as a 23- year-old addition to the commercial training an apprenticeship as a motor mechanic. Later he started his own business as a BMW dealer. In addition, a BMW tuning and the exclusive import for Lamborghini arrived in Germany. In addition, he tested Honda motorcycles for the magazine "power - slide".

In addition to sporting ambitions as flying, swimming or cycling Hubert Hahne collects images and icons. 1970 married Hubert Hahne actress Diana Körner, of which he was but divorced after a few years. Today he lives in Italy.

Motorsport career

His first race went Hahnemann in 1960 as a 25 -year-old with a friend at the 6 hours at the Nürburgring. The result was disappointing for him because the well -placed team was disqualified because of an incorrect driver changeover.

In 1963, he scored his first major success when he won the European Cup rating for touring cars on a BMW 700. 1964 dominated Hahne in a BMW 1800 TI, the German Circuit Championship, he won 14 times in 16 races and won the championship. In 1966 he was European champion. He also walked around in a support race for the Grand Prix of Germany on August 6, 1966, a BMW 2000 TI was the first in a touring car the Nürburgringnordschleife in less than 10 or in 9:58,5 (or 9:58,9 ) minutes. He also won together with Jacky Ickx in the 24- hour race in Spa -Francorchamps.

1966 began tap change from touring cars to Formula 2 A day after his lap record he started with a Matra - BRM MS6 the Tyrrell Racing Organization at the Grand Prix of Germany and finished second in the Formula 2 standings behind Jean -Pierre Beltoise. In 1967 he drove for BMW ( first with Lola chassis ), left the GP of Germany but with suspension damage. In 1969 he finished second in the Formula 2 European Championship. 1970 ended Hahne his racing career.


  • Program for the 33rd International ADAC Eifel Race 1970
  • Program for the Grand Prix of Germany 1969
  • Jörg- Thomas Födisch: Nürburgring. The chronicle of the legendary race track. Verlagsunion Erich Pabel - Arthur Moewig KG, Rastatt, 1991, ISBN 3-8118-3065-1.