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BORN 1995

Sam
De Haan

Sam De Haan

In only his second season of GT3 competition, Sam De Haan was crowned 2019 British GT Pro-Am champion and finished -up in the overall championship standings in both 2019 and 2020. For 2021, Sam takes on his biggest challenge yet at the wheel of the RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 with a full-season entry into the Fanatec GT World Challenge and selected rounds of the Intelligent Money British GT Championship.
BRITISH GT & GT WORLD CHALLENGE
2021
The 2021 season sees Sam with RAM Racing again to take on his biggest challenge to date with a full entry into the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup. In addition to this, Sam will return to race in selected rounds of the intelligent Money British GT Championship.
BRITISH GT
2020
Switch to the Mercedes-AMG GT3 with RAM Racing, returning to the British GT Championship. Impressive results saw a personal-best points haul to take 2nd in the drivers’ championship. An International GT Open debut ended with an overall podium and 2nd in the Pro-Am class against world-class opposition.
BRITISH GT
2019
A return to the British GT Championship for a second season in the Lamborghini. Sam built on a strong debut season, finishing the season as Pro-Am driver champion, missing out on the overall championship by just 3.5 points. The results also helped Barwell Motorsport take the overall teams’ title.
BRITISH GT
2018
Sam made his debut GT3 racing with Barwell Motorsport, campaigning the Lamborghini Huracan GT3. He entered the world-renowned British GT championship scoring his debut podium at the penultimate round at Brands Hatch, finishing 2nd, on the way to finishing 8th place in the championship.

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Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS – 7 April 2024

THE FIRST FGTWCE RACE OF THE SEASON AT THE PAUL RICARD ENDS IN P6 FOR SAM 

The first round at Circuit Paul Ricard kicked-off the new season of the Endurance Cup in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS. Sadly, it ended with a bitter taste for Sam De Haan, Ahmad Al Harthy and Jens Klingmann.

 

asian le mans series – 12 february 2024

asian le mans series finale sees top-4 finish in Abu Dhabi

Rounds 4 and 5 of the Asian Le Mans Series wrapped up the championship at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, with Sam de Haan scoring a top-4 finish with his Optimum Motorsport teammates…

asian le mans series – 13 october 2023

asian le mans series confirmed with optimum motorsport

Sam De Haan is confirmed to extend his racing relationship with Optimum Motorsport over the winter, racing with the McLaren 720S GT3 in the Asian Le Mans Series, with James Cottingham and McLaren factory driver Tom Gamble…

gt world challenge europe – 1 october 2023

gt world challenge title effort abruptly ended in barcelona

Unfortunate contact for the #5 ‘red zebra’ of Optimum Motorsport, in the opening hour of the weekend’s GT World Challenge Europe finale, brought the championship effort to an early conclusion for Sam De Haan…

international gt open – 10 september 2023

sam de haan bounces back at the red bull ring

It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Sam de Haan and his Optimum teammates during the latest round of the International GT Open calendar, ending the weekend on the podium, after a technical issue in the first race robbed him and teammate Charlie of a sure-fire double top-3 result…

fanatec gt world challenge europe – 31 july 2023

Disappointing end to a strong Nurburgring weekend

A late puncture at the Nürburgring for the Optimum Motorsport ‘chrome zebra’, was a cruel ending to a strong run of results for Sam de Haan…

international gt open – 24 july 2023

Victory in Paul Ricard keeps championship charge on target

Sam de Haan was back in action over the weekend as International GT Open travelled to Circuit Paul Ricard, France for round four, and he continued his winning ways with victory in the opening race of the weekend…

fanatec gt world challenge europe – 3 july 2023

Taking an extra Gamble pays off with victory at Spa 24 Hours

Sam de Haan has secured the biggest result of his GT3 racing career to-date over the weekend, scoring victory in at the Crowdstrike 24 Hours of Spa…

international gt open – 29 may 2023

Race win at spa as championship challenge comes alive

A strong weekend for the Optimum Motorsport-run McLaren 720S GT3 saw a front row start converted into a debut victory for the pairing, moving them into the overall lead of the championship…

International gt open – 30 APRIL 2023

Portimao podium continues strong start to the season for Sam de Haan

Heading straight into another race weekend, Sam de Haan continued his strong start to the 2023 season, taking a podium at the opening round of the International GT Open season…

Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe – 24 APRIL 2023

GT World Challenge Europe campaign starts with a podium at Monza

A chaotic race weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza saw Sam De Haan and his Optimum Motorsport teammates start the new Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS season, scoring pole position, before fighting to a P2 finish.

Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe – 8 March 2023

Gold Cup line-up confirmed for Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe with Optimum Motorsport 

Sam De Haan will expand his racing commitments for 2023 with Optimum Motorsport, confirming entry into the Fanatec GT World Challenge alongside Charlie Fagg and Dean MacDonald with the 720S GT3 Evo…

International GT Open – 12 January 2023

Full International GT Open challenge confirmed with Optimum Motorsport

Plans for the 2023 season will see another new challenge for Sam De Haan, with confirmation that the 27-year-old British driver will join Optimum Motorsport for a full International GT Open season entry…

European Le Mans Series – 21 October 2022

Podium finish draws ELMS season to a close

The ELMS season concluded at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao as Sam and his #69 Oman Racing with TF Sport teammates signed off the season with a 2nd-place finish…

European Le Mans Series – 27 September 2022

Spa weekend brings a top-4 finish

Sam was back in GTE action at the weekend, as the European Le Mans Series arrived at the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Running in the #69 Oman Racing with TF Sport, Sam and teammates Ahmad Al Harthy and Marco Sorensen eventually crossed the line in P4 after a hard-fought 4-hours…

GT World Challenge Europe – 5 September 2022

Battling effort after initial bad fortune on hockenheim debut

Sam made his debut at Hockenheim over the weekend, returning to the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Endurance Cup with Barwell Motorsport. However, an early puncture early forced an unscheduled stop, leading to a recovery drive over the remainder of the 3-hour battle…

GT World Challenge Europe – 26 august 2022

Further endurance entries added to 2022 campaign

Sam will expand his endurance racing programme even further this year, with confirmation of entry into the two remaining Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Endurance Cup rounds with Barwell Motorsport…

GT World Challenge Europe – Spa 24h – 1 august 2022

Disappointing early end to the Spa 24 Hours

Class-leading pace for Sam and his Barwell Motorsport teammates was cut short at the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa over the weekend, bringing a promising opportunity to a disappointing end just before 16 hours were completed…

European Le Mans Series – 4 July 2022

Difficult weekend in Monza

It was a challenging weekend for Sam De Haan and his Oman Racing with TF Sport teammates in the heat of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, where a severe lack of overall pace hindered the team…

GT World Challenge Europe – Spa 24hr – 20 June 2022

TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa effort confirmed with Barwell Motorsport

Sam De Haan will add to his European race calendar with confirmation he will contest the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa next month, in a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo entered by Barwell Motorsport…

European Le Mans Series – 15 May 2022

Faultless weekend in Imola to get ELMS campaign back on track

Round 2 of the European Le Mans Series headed to Imola where Sam and his teammates secured pole position and led home a 1-2 for Oman Racing with TF Sport and Aston Martin Racing…

European Le Mans Series – 19 April 2022

Debut ELMS weekend cut short in France

Having taken the lead on the opening lap, Sam’s debut European Le Mans Series event was brought to an early end at Circuit Paul Ricard when he suffered a heavy impact…

Asian Le Mans Series – 21 February 2022

Successful weekend in Abu Dhabi signs off debut Asian Le Mans Series

As the curtain fell on the 2022 Asian Le Mans Series, Sam concluded his first championship of the year with two consecutive top-5 finishes with teammates Ahmad Al Harthy and Charlie Eastwood…

Asian Le Mans Series – 15 February 2022

Solid opening Asian Le Mans Series weekend in Dubai

Sam opened his 2022 racing account in Dubai over the weekend, scoring two top-6 finishes at the opening rounds of the Asian Le Mans Series in the Oman Racing with TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GT3…

European Le Mans Series – 3 February 2022

European Le Mans Series debut confirmed for Sam De Haan

Sam takes on his biggest challenge yet as he takes the step up to GTE competition for 2022, running as part of the Oman Racing with TF Sport line-up alongside Marco Sorenson and Ahmad Al Harthy…

Asian Le Mans Series – 3 December 2021

Sam De Haan adds Asian Le Mans Series to winter race programme

Sam has confirmed plans to contest the Asian Le Mans Series for the first time, extending his racing plans over the winter and running as part of the Oman Racing with TF Sport line-up…

Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai – 24 November 2021

Debut entry into Dubai 24hr confirmed for Duel Racing with TF Sport

Sam De Haan kicks off his 2022 season with confirmation of his debut entry into the Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai, competing with Duel Racing who have teamed up with TF Sport…

GT World Challenge Europe – 10 October 2021

Season finale brought to a premature end in Barcelona 

The final round of the GT World Challenge Europe season was brought to a premature end for Sam, robbing the RAM Racing crew of the chance to finish the season on a high…

International GT Open – 13 September 2021

Race win and podium on Red Bull Ring return

A podium result in difficult conditions was followed by a dominant race victory at the Red Bull Ring in the first outing with the Aston Martin Vantage GT3…

GT World Challenge Europe – 6 September 2021

Pace & determination secures Nürburgring podium

The latest round of GT World Challenge Europe saw Sam De Haan clinch his first podium of the season at the Nurburgring…

International GT Open – 1 September 2021

Red Bull Ring return confirmed for new challenge with TF Sport

Sam De Haan will make a return to the International GT Open grid with series vice-champions TF Sport next week…

GT World Challenge Europe – 2 August 2021

Class-leading pace unrewarded at the 24 Hours of Spa

It was a case of what could have been at the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa for Sam De Haan and RAM Racing…

British GT – 28 June 2021

Victory at Silverstone for Sam De Haan and RAM Racing

Round 2 of the Intelligent Money British GT Championship saw a return to the top step of the podium for Sam De Haan at Silverstone…

GT World Challenge Europe – 30 May 2021

Strong pace for De Haan sees top-4 finish at 1,000kms of Paul Ricard

Sam De Haan was back at the wheel of the 69 RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG for the third round of the GT World Challenge Europe at Paul Ricard,…

British GT – 23 May 2021

British GT return for Sam De Haan goes unrewarded

The return to the Intelligent Money British GT Championship for Sam De Haan came to an unfortunate premature end at Brands Hatch…

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