Uwe Alzen

Uwe Alzen ( born August 18, 1967 in Churches ) is a German racing driver. Jürgen Alzen is his older brother, who leads the team Jürgen Alzen Motorsport.


The motor sport roots of the Alzen brothers lie on the Nürburgring Nordschleife mainly in the VLN series, he remains faithful, if the time permits. Popular, but also feared, Uwe is because of its often spectacular driving style as well as his less diplomatic language that rarely adheres to the language rules set by factory teams.

Uwe Alzen in the German Touring Car Championship and the International Touring Car Championship between 1993 and 1995 for the Mercedes -Benz team Persson Motorsport and 1996 Zakspeed Opel. Then, in the years 1997 to 1999, he drove in the Super Tourenwagen Cup for Opel and also was runner-up in 1999, according to controversial season finale, in which Christian Abt and especially Roland Asch were involved. In 2000, the German Touring Car Masters has been introduced. After collision with internal team Manuel Reuter in the season finale, he had to leave Opel. His other DTM career at HWA ended Alzen due to differences shortly before the season starts in 2003. He was replaced by Albers, who then was runner-up.

In 1993 he won the Spa 24 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR along with Christian Fittipaldi and Jean -Pierre Jarier. At the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1998 Porsche 911 GT1 his car was only beaten by the teammates. In June of 2000, he won together with Bernd Mayländer, Michael Bartels and Altfrid Heger on a Porsche 996 GT3 R from the "Porsche Centre, Koblenz ," the 24 -hour race at the Nürburgring.

As a professional Alzen is mainly in the Porsche Cup Series ( Carrera Cup Germany or Supercup ) active. He won the Porsche Supercup 1994, the Germany version in 1992, and again in 2007. He missed in the last few years, these titles often narrowly against Younger, was founded in 2006 in both series runner-up, with four race wins. He was also, inter alia, 2004 Michael Bartels in the FIA GT Championship at Saleen on the go.

On the Nordschleife with Uwe Alzen holds 8:09,949 the VLN lap record, set in 2005 with the Porsche Bi-Turbo of his brother. A DVD documenting the record.

Sporting successes

  • 2nd place Porsche Supercup ( Porsche Centre Koblenz )
  • 1 spot on the Independents' Trophy DTM Mercedes ( HJS / comet / Team Persson ) (best privateer )
  • 1st place 24-hour Spa-Francorchamps Porsche together with Christian Fittipaldi and Jean -Pierre Jarier
  • A victory in Veedol Endurance Cup on Porsche
  • 2 Starts / 2 Wins the ADAC Porsche GT Cup ( Roock Racing)
  • 8th Place Opel works driver in the ITC to Opel Calibra V6 ( Opel Team Zakspeed ) (3 times second, third 2 times, 1 time pole position )
  • 1st class / 2nd place overall in a Porsche Daytona 24 hours
  • 2nd Place 24 Hours of Le Mans Porsche GT1 - plant use
  • 1st Class GT3 / 24h LeMans Porsche GT3 - plant use
  • 6th Opel works driver in the DTM at Opel V8 Coupe ( Opel Team Holzer ) 3 wins
  • 1st place at the Int. ADAC 24 - Hour Race Nürburgring Porsche ( Phoenix team, Porsche Centre Koblenz ) with Michael Bartels, Bernd Mayländer and Altfrid Heger
  • 2nd place use in Veedol Nürburgring Endurance Cup
  • 2nd place DTM Mercedes -Benz CLK- DTM ( Warsteiner AMG Mercedes), 2 wins
  • 5th Place DTM Mercedes -Benz CLK- DTM ( Warsteiner AMG Mercedes), 2 wins, 1 pole position
  • A victory BFGoodrich Endurance Championship Nürburgring
  • 2nd place GTS class 1000km Nürburgring
  • A victory BFGoodrich Endurance Championship Nürburgring new lap record
  • 3 wins in the BFGoodrich Endurance Championship Nürburgring five times pole position, new lap record
  • 6 races in the Porsche Supercup, 3 podiums
  • 2nd place in the Porsche Supercup, 4 wins
  • 2nd place in the Porsche Carrera Cup, 4 wins
  • 2nd place 24-Hour Race Nürburgring
  • 3rd place in the Porsche Supercup, 2 wins
  • 1st place in the Porsche Carrera Cup
  • 4th place at the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring with its own team. Uwe Alzen Automotive.

Le Mans results