Wayne Taylor

Wayne Taylor ( born July 15, 1956 in Port Elizabeth ) is a South African racing driver.


Wayne Taylor achieved his successes in motorsport especially with sports cars, its missions in single-seater remained sparse. Before he came to Europe in 1986, however, he won the overall title of the South African Formula Atlantic Championship. In 1987 he drove for Kremer Racing its first race in the World Sportscar Championship and made ​​his debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Together with his fellow countryman George Fouché and the driving license with German Austrian Franz Konrad, he placed the Kremer Porsche 962 at the fourth position overall.

His greatest successes were achieved by the South Africans in the United States. In 1990, he was for the first time in the IMSA GTP Series season. In 1994 he won the overall title of the successor series - the IMSA World Sports Car Championship. This year he celebrated on a Kudzu DG3 nine race wins and secured think the championship. Two years later it was again champion. Twice, in 1996 and 2005, he won the 24 - hour race at Daytona and 1996, the 12 - hour race at Sebring.

2011 Taylor drove in the Grand-Am Sports Car Series, the overall standings, he was able to win in 2005. Since the mid- 2000s he has been active in this series as a team boss.


Wayne Taylor lives in Altamonte Springs, is married and father of two sons.

Le Mans results