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Jochen Neerpasch
German racing driver

Jochen Neerpasch

Jochen Neerpasch
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Intro German racing driver
A.K.A. Neerpasch
Is Racecar driver
From Germany
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 23 March 1939, Krefeld, Germany
Age 84 years
Star sign Aries
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Jochen Neerpasch (born March 23, 1939 Krefeld, Germany) is a former German racecar driver and motorsports manager.

His racing career began in the 1960s, first on Borgward touring car, then with the 1964 24 Hours of Le Mans as a first major event. Racing a Porsche 907, he won the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona.

In the 1970s, he became a successful manager in the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft and the European Touring Car Championship. First he managed Ford, then he took the 1972 champion Hans-Joachim Stuck with him to BMW, to found the successful BMW M team and company.

In the 1980s, Neerpasch was in charge of Sauber-Mercedes sports car racing team, winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1989. He also discovered and taught talents like Michael Schumacher, Karl Wendlinger, and Heinz-Harald Frentzen.

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