Nick Wittmer

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Nick Wittmer
HOMETOWN: Pointe-Claire, Quebec
AGE: 32

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Pirelli World Challenge TC 91 Honda Ste-Rose Racing BMW M235iR

Honda Ste-Rose Racing
BMW M235iR

Personal Information

List his daily driver as a Honda Accord V6, Pizza his favorite food, Walking Dead his favorite TV show, Honda Technician as his first job, Peter Cunningham as his racing hero, Long Beach as his favorite track. Lists his dog Apex as his 'child'.

Driving Highlights

2017:

In the TC class, recorded 1 win, 5 Top-3s, and 6 Top-5s in 12 starts. With a season ending 190 points, Wittmer finished third in the TC Drivers Campionship and won the Bertrand Fabi Award for being the most successful Quebec driver in races outside of Canada.

Previously:

First race: Ste Eustache, Quebec (Quebec GTO Championship, May 2002, 1999 Honda Prelude, finished 4th.

2000: started his racing at the age of 15. Considered late by most people, he immediately started turning heads on how quickly he could adapt to racing competitively.

2002: started racing sedans with an outdated Honda Prelude. Dominated second place all year against a Porsche 911 twin Turbo.

2003: ran only one race in Formula 1600 at the Montreal F1 Grand Prix. Started last (31st) and finished 13th. He had never driven this car before.

2004: took Legends Rookie–of–the–Year honors and finished second in the Championship on ovals. Finished second overall in the Honda Michelin Challenge Series.

2005: Finished second in the Honda Michelin Challenge Series. Finished second in the NASCAR Pro–Truck series on Ovals.

2007: finished 3rd overall Koni Challenge in ST Class with team i–Moto.

2008: Nick stood in the famous Daytona victory circle, at the Daytona International Speedway, driving for i–Moto in the Koni Challenge Championship.

2009: Nick captured his first professional road racing championship, by winning the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC). Nick raced to a podium finish in his first SCCA World Challenge start, running with a RealTime Racing Acura TSX, finishing ahead of team owner and seven–time Pirelli World Challenge Champion, Peter Cunningham. He was also awarded the prestigious Gilles Villeneuve trophy by the Federation Auto Sport Quebec and was voted Canadian Road Racer of the year by his peers through Inside Track News.

2010: Castrol Canadian Touring Car Champion for the second consecutive year, and voted Canadian Road Racer of the Year, also for a second consecutive time.

2011: became the first Super Pro Challenge Champion, in this newly formed series mixing sprint races with endurance events.

2012: became the first CTCC B–spec class Champion, winning 11 of 12 races, while capturing 12 of 12 pole positions.

2013: Nick built and developed the first 2013 Honda Accord V6 to be raced in the world. He finished the season with a second place podium at the Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres.

2014: finished 3rd overall in the CTCC ST championship.

2015: Nick got his first two wins with the Honda Accord and won the CTCC Team Driver Championship.

2016: Started 12 TC races winning two races, and recording eight top-5s, nine top-10s. Finished third in the driver's championship and second in the team championship. Became the first Honda driver to win a PWC TC race in a Honda Accord V6.