Patric Niederhauser

Patric Niederhauser (born 8 October 1991 in Münsingen ) is a Swiss race car driver. He won the 2011 Italian Formula Abarth. Since 2012 he start in the GP3 Series.


Niederhauser began his motorsport career in karting in 2006, where he was active until 2009. Among other things, he was third at the 2007 and 2008 Swiss KF2 Bridgestone Cup and 2009 Second in the Swiss Super Rok Cup. 2010 Niederhauser moved into formula racing and started for Jenzer Motorsport in the Formula Abarth. With a win and five third places he was runner-up behind Brandon Maisano. After it was 106 to 128 points between the two pilots. In addition, he completed two guest appearances in the Swiss Formula Renault, where he stood on the podium on both occasions. 2011 Niederhauser remained at Jenzer Motorsport in the Formula Abarth. He won eight races. In the Italian standings, he won with eight podium finishes and 149 points the champion before Sergei Sirotkin, who scored 136 points. In the European Championship, the duel ended conversely, Sirotkin was with 175 to 138 points, ahead of Niederhauser champion. In this category Niederhauser was nine times on the podium.

After Niederhauser had taken part in the Winter 2011/2012 for Jenzer Motorsport GP3 test drives, he was awarded with the team a cockpit for the 2012 GP3 Series season. He won two races and finished the season as the best pilot of his racing team in seventh place the driver rating. In addition, Niederhauser launched for BVM to three of eight events of the Italian Formula 3 Championship. He chose a race for themselves. For the 2013 GP3 Series season Niederhauser kept his cockpit at Jenzer. At the season opener, he scored the second and third places. It remained his only podium finishes. As the best Jenzer driver he was on the end of the season in 13th place overall. In addition, Niederhauser received a contract with Race Performance in the European Le Mans Series, in which he gave in 2013 his debut in endurance racing. He started there in the LMP2 class in four out of five races. He placed ninth in the LMP2 drivers championship. In addition, he made his debut in 2013 for Race performance at the 24 - hour race at Le Mans. 2014 Niederhauser moved within the GP3 series with Arden International.


Career stations

  • 2006-2009: Karting
  • 2010: Formula Abarth (2nd place)
  • 2011: Formula Abarth, Italian (Master)
  • 2011: Formula Abarth European ( 2nd place)
  • 2012: GP3 series ( 7th place)
  • 2012: Italian Formula 3 (11th )
  • 2013: GP3 Series ( No. 13 )
  • 2013: ELMS, LMP2 ( 9th place)
  • . 2014 2014: GP3 Series

Individual results in the GP3 Series

Le Mans results