Finn Gehrsitz

RACING IN: ELMS - LMP3

Biography

Finn Gehrsitz is a German racing driver who made history at 16 years old as the youngest competitor to race in the Michelin Le Mans Cup. 

Key Stats

Nationality

German

Hometown

Stuttgart, Germany

DOB

25th September

Favourite circuit

Paul Ricard

Racing career

Finn Gehrsitz started karting at five years old, inspired by his father’s penchant for rally driving. What started as a hobby quickly became a passion for the young German, fuelled by an innate love of speed.

In 2020, Finn made the transition from karting to racing, kicking off his career with two wins in the Porsche Super Sports Cup.

The following year, Gehrsitz signed with Phoenix Racing to contend the Michelin Le Mans Cup (LMP3). His debut race with the team in Barcelona 2021 made it into the history books, with Gehrsitz becoming the youngest ever driver to contend the championship.

In March 2022, Finn Gehrsitz was announced as part of the driver line-up for United Autosports in the European Le Mans Series (LMP3).

“ White

Finn looks to be a real talent based on his previous successes.

ZAK BROWN
Career Highlights

// In 2021, Finn became the youngest ever driver to contest the Michelin Le Mans Cup

// Claimed second place at the 2022 4 Hours of Le Castellet race (LMP3 class) on his debut with United Autosports 

// Selected to take place in the 2022 Bahrain Official Rookie Test by the FIA World Endurance Championship

Head in the game: Finn Gehrsitz at Paul Ricard in 2021, driving in the European Le Mans Series LMP3 class for United Autosports

“ White

Driving for United Autosports has become a dream come true

FINN GEHRSITZ

EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES 

In 2022, Finn Gehrsitz is racing in the European Le Mans Series (LMP3 class) for United Autosports, teamed up with Bailey Voisin and Josh Caygill in the #2 car.

The debut trio had a great start to the season in April 2022 at Paul Ricard, crossing the line in third place and celebrating on the podium before being promoted to second place after a post-race disqualification for Inter Europol. Read the race report.

Podium celebrations: Finn Gehrsitz celebrating on the podium at the European Le Mans Series 2021 opening round in Paul Ricard, before being promoted to second place

personal life

When he’s not in the driver’s seat, Finn can be found enjoying the great outdoors near his hometown of Stuttgart - whether cycling, boxing or skiing. He also enjoys cooking, although a team challenge at Monza suggested his pizza tossing skills need some work. Watch the video.