Karl Reindler

Karl Reindler ( born April 18, 1985 in Perth ) is an Australian racing driver. It was founded in 2004 Australian Formula 3 champion. From 2008 to 2011 he competed in the V8 Supercar Championships.


Reindler began his motorsport career in 1999 in karting, where he was active until 2002. In 2003 he moved to Formula racing and finished sixth in the Australian Formula 3 Championship. 2004 Reindler won five races of the Australian Formula 3 Championship and decided the title duel with 238 to 235 points against Chris Gilmour for themselves. In 2005, Reindler part in four races of the Australian Formula 3 and was 14th in the overall standings. More races completed Reindler in the British Formula 3 Championship. With a seventh place as best result he was 16th in the overall standings. 2006 remained Reindler in the British Formula 3 and completed 9 of 11 events. A sixth place was his best result and he finished the season in 14th place overall.

In winter 2006/2007 Reindler was next to Ryan Briscoe and Ian Dyk, a pilot of the Australian A1GP team. He also graduated from rookie test drives. Reindler participated in five of the eleven events in part as a race driver. A third place was his only placing in the points. In the following summer he took part in four races of the Asian Formula Renault V6. Also in this series was his best position a third place. Its been the last Formula racing race completed Reindler 2008 in the national class of the Australian Formula 3 Championship. He went to two races in which he was both times scoring champion.

2008 Reindler focused mainly on his involvement in touring car racing and joined the V8 Supercar. First, he started in a Ford Falcon in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series, the " second division " of the racing category. With a fifth place as best result he finished eighth in the championship. In addition, he made his debut at a race in the V8 Supercar Championship Series, the " first division " of the racing category and also took part in a round of the FIA GT Championship, as well as two races in the Grand-Am Sports Car Series. 2009 graduated Reindler no full season and entered only to individual races both V8 Supercar series.

2010 Got Reindler a permanent cockpit in the V8 Supercar Championship Series in a Holden Commodore. He finished the season in 27th place overall. 2011 remained Reindler another season in this series, which was called from this year International V8 Supercars Championship. In the race at the Barbagallo Raceway Reindler was involved in a serious accident at the start. Reindler could not get away from the launch site and Steve Owen drove him into his car. The fuel lines were damaged his car and his car was parked in a fireball. Reindler left the car under its own power and suffered burns on his face and on his hands. He could leave the hospital the same evening. In the drivers' standings Reindler improved at the end of the season on the 25th place in the overall standings.


In addition to its involvement in motorsport takes Reindler part in triathlons.

Career stations

  • 2007: A1 Grand Prix
  • 2007: Asian Formula Renault V6 ( 14th)
  • 2008: Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series ( 8th place)
  • 2008: V8 Supercar Championship Series ( No. 56 )
  • 2008: FIA GT Championship GT2
  • 2008: Grand-Am Sports Car Series
  • 2009: Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series ( No. 20 )
  • 2009: V8 Supercar Championship Series ( No. 43 )
  • 2010: V8 Supercar Championship Series ( No. 27 )
  • 2011: V8 Supercar Championship Series (No. 25)