Porsche 991 GT3 R #30

  • Matt Campbell

    Matt Campbell

    Porsche 991 GT3 R #30

    Birthday: 17.02.1995
    Nationality: Australia (AU)
    Domicile: Nürtingen (DE)
    Familiy status: unmarried
    Business: Porsche factory driver
    Hobbies: travel, simracing

    Matt Campbell went through the classic racing driver education: He drove in several Formula series in his home country Australia before he made the switch to cars with roofs in 2014.

    He promptly won the B class in the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia, and in 2016 the 1.84-meter man clinched the title and was officially promoted to the busy "Porsche Young Professional" the following year: He finished the Supercup in third place with four race wins.

    In 2018, Campbell made the leap to the WEC. Here, the Australian secured a total of 3 victories in the GTEAm class. The highlight for him, however, was probably his triumph in the GTEAm class at the legendary 24-hour race at Le Mans. One of the biggest successes of his career so far came at the beginning of 2019, when he won the 12h Bathurst together with Dirk Werner and Dennis Olsen. In 2020, he also won the Petit Le Mans race in the GTLM class.

    Despite his young age, Campbell has already been part of Frikadelli Racing for a couple of years. In addition to his starts at the famous 24h in the Green Hell in 2018 and 2019, he also completed a guest start in the ADAC GT Masters for the team from Barweiler. After a one-year break, he now returns to the Nürburgring Nordschleife together with the team.

  • Mathieu Jaminet

    Mathieu Jaminet

    Porsche 991 GT3 R #30

    Birthday: 24.10.1994
    Nationality: France (FR)
    Domicile: Schifflange (LU)
    Familiy status: unmarried
    Business: Porsche factory driver
    Hobbies: simracing, racing, running

    Mathieu Jaminet has been part of the Porsche squad since 2015 and has been an official Porsche factory driver since the 2020 season. Jaminet raced in the Formula 4 European Cup and then in Formula Renault before switching to the Peugeot RCZ cup in 2012, which he won immediately.

    A second-place finish in the French Porsche Carrera Cup - in parallel, he also competed in his home country's Formula 3 series - earned him an appointment as a Young Professional 2015. In 2016, the young man from Hayange near Metz then really turned up the heat and clinched the rookie title in the Porsche Supercup with three race wins and seven podium finishes. Overall, he finished the 2016 Porsche Supercup in a strong third place overall.

    Jaminet gained his first experience in the Green Hell in 2017 as part of Manthey Racing in VLN and at the 24h race. At the same time, he completed his first season in the ADAC GT Masters, which he won a year later. Together with Robert Renauer and Precote Herberth Motorsport, Jaminet became champion in the super sports car league in 2018. Jaminet has also been part of the Frikadelli Racing family since 2018. In addition to the 24h race at the Nürburgring, the young Frenchman also competed in the 9h Kyalami with the team from Barweiler, where he won in 2019 together with Nick Tandy and Dennis Olsen.

  • Earl Bamber

    Earl Bamber

    Porsche 991 GT3 R #30

    Birthday: 09.07.1990
    Nationality: New Zealand (NZ)
    Domicile: Kuala Lumpur (MY)
    Familiy status: unmarried
    Business: racing driver
    Hobbies: Mountain biking, karting, surfing

    With Earl Bamber, Frikadelli Racing has a two-time overall winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in their ranks for the 2021 season. The New Zealander also won the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (GTLM class) together with Laurens Vanthoor in 2019 and became world champion in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in 2017. On the Nürburgring Nordschleife, Bamber has so far celebrated a victory in the VLN Endurance Championship together with Manthey Racing. 2020 he won the endurance classic at Spa together with Nick Tandy.

    Bamber's career initially began very successfully in Formula racing, which took him as far as the GP2 Asia Series as well as A1GP. In 2013, he switched to the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and secured the championship title at the first attempt. A year later, he repeated this success. However, in addition to winning the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia title again, Bamber also triumphed in the Porsche Supercup 2014. As a result, Porsche appointed him not only as a factory driver but he also became part of the LMP1 program. This was to pay off with, among other things, two overall victories in the Le Mans 24h race and the world championship title in the 2017 FIA WEC.

  • Nick Tandy

    Nick Tandy

    Porsche 991 GT3 R #30

    Birthday: 05.11.1984
    Nationality: Great Britain (GB)
    Domicile: Bedford (GB)
    Familiy status: married, two children
    Business: racing driver
    Hobbies: badminton, darts, golf, simracing

    With Nick Tandy, one of the most successful Porsche drivers of the past years will be part of the Frikadelli Racing team 2021. No matter in which car of the Zuffenhausen manufactur the Englishman was on the road, he often ended up at the top of the podium. His biggest successes undoubtedly include the 2015 Le Mans victory and the 2017 World Endurance Championship title in the Porsche 919 Hybrid. But Tandy has also been extremely successful in GT sport. For years he raced in North America in the Porsche 911 RSR and won numerous prestigious endurance races such as Petit Le Mans, Sebring and Daytona.

    He also collected numerous trophies around the world in the Porsche 911 GT3 R. Among other things, he won the 24h Spa Francorchamps last year together with Earl Bamber in a nail-biting finale. And Tandy has already celebrated a great success with Frikadelli Racing as well: 2019 he won the 9h Kyalami together with Olsen and Jaminet. In addition to international victories, the 36-year-old is also successful on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. After victories in the Cup Porsche, he won the 24h race in 2018.