Ferrari 296 GT3 #30
Nationality: Netherlands (NL)
Domicile: Voorthuizen (NL)
Business: racing driver
Hobbies: Running, Padel, Travel
Nicky Catsburg advanced to become an internationally successful GT racer in the 2010s. His career began in 2005 in a Dutch Seat one-make cup. Before the first overall one-make cup victory, there were a few years in Formula Ford, where he won the First Division of the Benelux Formula Ford Championship in 2006. The one-make cup success mentioned was winning the Mégane Trophy Eurocup 2010.
In the 2010s, Nicky Catsburg was a works driver for BMW, Corvette Racing and Lada. In 2015 he drove a Vesta WTCC for Lada Sport in the World Touring Car Championship and finished the season in twelfth place in the final standings. The following year he was seventh in the championship, winning the second of two races at Moscow Raceway.
The cooperation with BMW was also successful, where he worked as a works driver for various racing teams in a wide variety of racing series. Among other things, he drove in the Blancpain Endurance and GT Series, in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and in the FIA World Endurance Championship. In 2020, he won the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring for Rowe Racing in a BMW M6 GT3. After the end of BMW in the FIA World Endurance Championship, he switched to Corvette Racing in 2020.
In 2023 Catsburg celebrates its premiere in the Frikadelli Racing team and will start for the team from Barweiler in the brand new Ferrari 296 GT3.