Frédéric Makowiecki

Porsche GT Team

When Frédéric Makowiecki became a Porsche works driver in 2014 it marked a return to his roots. The Frenchman, whose broad grin strongly resembles that of his famous compatriot Fernandel (“Don Camillo and Peppone”), has always had a strong passion for Porsche. He already underlined this with his ambition and patience in his campaign to win the Porsche Carrera Cup France. Twice he had to settle for runner-up and once he finished third before finally taking home the coveted title in 2010. Even then, his reputation as one of the world’s fastest GT pilots preceded him. He demonstrated his prowess at top-class championships such as the FIA GT1 World Championship, where he concluded the 2012 season in second place, as well as the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. He fulfilled his ultimate dream, however, when he became a Porsche factory driver. “To drive for Porsche,” he says, “is exactly what I’ve always wanted.”

Personal info

Date of Birth: 22 November 1980
Place of Birth: Arras (F)
Residence: Perpignan (F)
Marital status: Single, one child
Height/Weight: 1.76 m/66 kg
Hobbies: Cycling, music, karting
Twitter: @FredMako1

Frédéric Makowiecki contests the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC (GTE-Pro class), including the Le Mans 24 Hours, with the Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team.

Career

2017

Porsche works driver
2nd Daytona 24 Hours (GTLM)

2016

Porsche works driver
1st IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (ISCC) Austin (GTLM
3rd ISCC Daytona 24 Hours (GTLM)
3rd ISCC Sebring 12 Hours (GTLM)
3rd ISCC Laguna Seca (GTLM)
3rd ISCC VIR (GTLM)
4th overall classification IMSA SportsCar Championship (GTLM)

2015 Porsche works driver
1st World Endurance Championship (WEC) Bahrain (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Spa (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Nürburgring (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Austin (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Fuji (GTE-Pro)
2014 Porsche works driver
2nd FIA World Endurance Cup for GT drivers (WEC)
1st WEC Silverstone (GTE-Pro)
1st WEC Shanghai (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Austin (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Sao Paulo (GTE-Pro)
3rd WEC Le Mans 24H (GTE-Pro)
Super GT Japan (GT, 1 win, 2 podiums)
2013 1st WEC Austin (GTE-Pro)
2nd WEC Spa (GTE-Pro)
3rd WEC Silverstone (GTE-Pro)
4th Super GT Championship (GT500)
1st Super GT/1000 km Suzuka (GT500)
2012 2nd FIA GT1World Championship (5 wins, 7 podiums)
2nd and pole Le Mans 24 Hours (GTE-Pro)
1st Baku City Challenge
2011 International Le Mans Cup (GTE-Pro, 2 podiums)
FIA GT1 World Championship (4 wins)
2010 Winner Porsche Carrera Cup France (6 wins, 11 podiums)
3rd FIA GT1 World Championship (3 wins, 5 podiums)
5th FIA GT3 European Championship (2 podiums)
2009 3rd Porsche Carrera Cup France (3 wins, 8 podiums)
4th FIA GT3 European Championship (1 win, 2 podiums)
FIA GT2
2008 4th Porsche Carrera Cup France (3 wins, 6 podiums)
FIA GT3 European Championship (2 podiums)
French GT Championship (1 win, 2 podiums)
Le Mans Series (GT1, 1 podium)
2007 2nd Porsche Carrera Cup France (3 wins, 7 podiums)
5th French GT Championship
FIA GT3 European Championship (2 podiums)
2006 2nd Porsche Carrera Cup France (2 wins, 8 podiums)
French GT Championship (2 wins)
FIA GT Championship (GT1)
2005 French GT Championship
2004 Winner French GT Championship (5 wins)
3rd Porsche Carrera Cup France (3 wins)
2003 Porsche Carrera Cup France (1 win, 2 podiums)
French GT Championship (3 podiums)
2002 5th French GT Championship (4 podiums)
2001 2nd French GT Championship (3 podiums)
2000 4th French Formula 3 Championship (5 podiums)