Maximilian Gunther

Maximilian Gunther

1997-07-02 (age 23)


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Valencia E-Prix: Gunther sets the pace in practice for BMW

BMW Andretti racer Maximilian Gunther extended his mini run of form at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo by topping the morning practice running ahead of the Valencia E-Prix.

Gunther: One-lap pace let BMW down in Diriyah FE

Maximilian Gunther believes he and BMW Andretti were let down by a lack of one-lap pace in Formula E's season-opening races in Riyadh last weekend.

FE's future "bright" despite Audi, BMW exits - Gunther

Maximilian Gunther believes Formula E has a “very, very bright future” and is “untouchable” despite the loss of two big-ticket manufacturers in Audi and BMW.

Berlin E-Prix: BMW's Gunther tops final practice of 2020

A fantastic full-power lap from Maximilian Gunther meant he comfortably topped the final free practice session of the Formula E season ahead of the sixth Berlin race.

Gunther excluded from Berlin race for exceeding energy limit

BMW Andretti’s Maximilian Gunther has been disqualified from the first Berlin E-Prix having exceeded the amount of useable energy available.

Gunther wins virtual Hong Kong FE race, Vandoorne crashes
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Gunther wins virtual Hong Kong FE race, Vandoorne crashes

Maximilian Gunther won the first championship round of the Formula E Race at Home Challenge on a virtual Hong Kong circuit after an early crash for polesitter Stoffel Vandoorne.

Marrakesh E-Prix: Da Costa sets FP1 pace with Vergne absent

Antonio Felix da Costa topped opening practice for the Marrakesh E-Prix, while his DS Techeetah teammate and reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne was forced to miss the session.

Gunther loses maiden Formula E podium

Maximilian Gunther has been handed a penalty after the second Formula E race at Diriyah, and the BMW Andretti driver will lose his second-place finish as a result.

BMW newcomer Gunther ends Valencia Formula E test on top

BMW’s Maximilian Gunther set the fastest time of the week to top abortive final session of Formula E testing at Valencia, as Sebastian Buemi ‘won’ the simulated race session.

Bird leads Gunther on opening day of Formula E test

Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird topped the first day of Formula E 2019/20 pre-season testing at Valencia as Mercedes’ woes on Nyck de Vries’s car continued.

Gunther tops first morning of Formula E testing

BMW Andretti’s Maximilian Gunther topped the times on the first morning of Formula E pre-season testing at Valencia, while Mercedes encountered a technical problem on Nyck de Vries’s car.

BMW showcases 2019/20 Formula E car

BMW Andretti has revealed a revised livery for its ABB FIA Formula E challenger ahead of the start of pre-season testing on Tuesday.

Gunther replaces da Costa at BMW Formula E squad

BMW Andretti has signed Maximilian Gunther to its ABB FIA Formula E team for the 2019/20 season and officially confirmed Antonio Felix da Costa’s exit as a factory driver.

Gunther handed BMW Formula E test outing

BMW has announced that Maximilian Gunther will test for the BMW Andretti ABB FIA Formula E squad this week.

Gunther replaces Nasr for Rome Formula E race

Maximilian Gunther will return to ABB FIA Formula E action for Dragon Racing at the next round of the 2018/19 championship in Rome in place of Felipe Nasr.

Nasr replaces Gunther in Dragon FE line-up

Dragon Racing has confirmed that ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr will replace Maximillian Gunther in its ABB FIA Formula E line-up from this weekend’s race in Mexico City.

Nasr expected to take Gunther's Dragon FE seat

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr is expected to take Maximilian Gunther’s place in the Dragon ABB FIA Formula E team from the next round of the 2018/19 season in Mexico.

Marrakesh E-Prix: BMW implosion hands d'Ambrosio victory

Jerome d’Ambrosio won the Marrakesh E-Prix, the second round of the 2018-19 ABB Formula E Championship, after the dominant BMWs of Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims collided and threw away victory.

How Geox aims to emulate F1 success in Formula E

Dragon Racing’s new title sponsor Geox has joined Formula E in a bid to replicate the title-winning association it had with Red Bull in Formula 1.

Gunther completes Formula E grid with Dragon

Maximilian Gunther has sealed the final current vacancy on the 2018/19 Formula E grid and will be promoted to a race drive alongside Jose Maria Lopez.

Silverstone F2: Gunther leads Russell, Norris for maiden win

Maximilian Gunther scored his first victory in the Formula 2 sprint race at Silverstone as title rivals George Russell and Lando Norris charged to second and third.

Mercedes protege Gunther fastest as F2 testing ends

Arden International rookie Maximilian Gunther claimed honours on the final day of Formula 2 pre-season testing in Bahrain.

Gunther lands Dragon Formula E reserve role

German racer Maximilian Gunther has been appointed test and reserve driver for the Dragon Racing Formula E team.

Mercedes protege Gunther steps up to F2 with Arden

Mercedes junior Maximilian Gunther will step up from Formula 3 to race in F2 for Arden International in 2018.

Gunther gets Formula E test chance with Dragon

European Formula 3 frontrunner Maximilian Gunther will test for the Dragon Racing Formula E team in Marrakesh next month.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

F3 stars set for repeat DTM tests

Lando Norris’s two closest rivals in this year’s European Formula 3 season will each get tryouts in the DTM young driver test next week, understands.

Hockenheim F3: Gunther ends 2017 season with win

Mercedes DTM junior Maximilian Gunther took a lights-to-flag win in the final race of the 2017 European F3 season at Hockenheim, but it wasn’t enough to give him the runner-up spot in the standings.

Hockenheim F3: Prema duo Ilott and Gunther share poles

Prema Formula 3 driver Callum Ilott will line up on pole position for two of the three races of the Hockenheim season finale, with teammate Maximilian Gunther heading the grid for the final race.

Red Bull Ring F3: Ilott beats Eriksson in opening race

Callum Ilott took a start-to-finish win in the first Formula 3 European Championship race of the penultimate round at the Red Bull Ring.

Zandvoort F3: Norris heads Carlin 1-2 in dominant win

Lando Norris was supreme in the final race of the European Formula 3 round at Zandvoort with his second lights-to-flag win of the weekend.

Spa F3: Habsburg goes eighth to first for maiden win

Ferdinand Habsburg put in a stunning drive from eighth on the grid to take his maiden Formula 3 European Championship win in a thrilling second race of the Spa round.

Norisring F3: Daruvala fends off Gunther for maiden win

Force India protege Jehan Daruvala took his maiden Formula 3 European Championship race win in the finale at Norisring after withstanding massive pressure from series leader Maximilian Gunther.

Norisring F3: Norris charges from fifth to first in Race 2

McLaren F1 protege Lando Norris took a stunning win in the second race of the Formula 3 European Championship round at the Norisring.

Norisring F3: Aron and Gunther share Sunday poles

Ralf Aron set the fastest Formula 3 lap ever recorded around the Norisring to top the second qualifying session of the F3 European Championship round on the Nuremberg street circuit.

Norisring F3: Gunther picks up win as Hughes and Norris collide

Maximilian Gunther won a thrilling opening race of the Formula 3 European Championship round at the Norisring after a late-race collision between Jake Hughes and Lando Norris.

Hungaroring F3: Gunther takes points lead with win

Maximilian Gunther took his third consecutive European Formula 3 win in the first race at the Hungaroring to take the lead in the standings.

Hungaroring F3: Gunther dominates qualifying on drying track

Prema Powerteam's Maximilian Gunther comfortably topped the first European F3 qualifying session at a drying Hungaroring.

Pau F3: Norris crash hands second victory to Gunther

Maximilian Gunther won the 76th running of the Pau Grand Prix, and his second European Formula 3 race in a row, as Lando Norris crashed out of a comfortable lead.

Pau F3: Gunther takes his first win of 2017

European Formula 3's 2016 runner-up Maximilian Gunther has taken his first win of the 2017 campaign in the second race at Pau.

Pau F3: Eriksson keeps Norris at bay after Ilott crash

BMW junior Joel Eriksson held off Lando Norris to win the opening European F3 race at Pau, after pole-sitter Callum Ilott crashed out.

F3 racer Gunther fined for DTM track time

The FIA has fined Prema Powerteam after the team's Mercedes junior Maximilian Gunther carried out DTM 'taxi' rides at the recent opening round at Hockenheim.

F3 preview: Will 2017 be the year Prema domination ends?

This year's European Formula 3 season is about to start at Silverstone, with several drivers looking to fill the void created by last year's F1-bound champion Lance Stroll. David Gruz assesses the class of 2017.

Prema retains Mercedes DTM reserve Gunther for 2017 F3 season

Maximilian Gunther will return to the European F3 series for a third consecutive campaign, re-signing with Italian outfit Prema Powerteam.

The Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016, Part 1

Assessing the hottest future prospects across so many different junior series can be tricky - which is why's team of writers have chosen their 20 top performers of the year. Read on to see who makes the grade.

Spa F3: Stroll dominates rain-soaked Race 1

Prema Powerteam driver Lance Stroll braved the wet conditions to dominate the opening race of European F3's Spa-Francorchamps round.

Zandvoort F3: Gunther completes Prema's weekend sweep

Maximilian Gunther became the third different Prema Powerteam driver to take victory in the European Formula 3 round at Zandvoort in the final race of the weekend.

Zandvoort F3: Cassidy bounces back to claim maiden win

Prema Powerteam's Nick Cassidy secured his first win in European Formula 3 after taking the lead off the line in Race 2 of the sixth round of the season at Zandvoort.

Norisring F3: Hubert survives three restarts for maiden win

Van Amersfoort Racing rookie Anthoine Hubert converted pole position into his first European F3 race win at the Norisring, nailing three safety car restarts along the way.

Spielberg F3: Eriksson loses maiden pole over track limits

Joel Eriksson has been stripped of his maiden F3 pole in the first qualifying at Spielberg as his best time was deleted due to track limits.

Pau F3: Barnicoat gets back-to-back wins after Stroll stalls

European Formula 3 rookie Ben Barnicoat scored his second consecutive victory in the series as he controlled a wet first race of the Pau weekend.

Hungaroring F3: Gunther takes points lead with straightforward win

Prema's Maximilian Gunther took the European F3 championship lead by becoming the first repeat winner of the 2016 campaign in Race 2 at the Hungaroring.

Hungaroring F3: Gunther completes pole hat-trick

Prema Powerteam's Maximilian Gunther added two more poles to his tally in second European F3 qualifying at the Hungaroring.

Hungaroring F3: Russell loses maiden pole due to track limits

Hitech GP driver George Russell has been stripped of his maiden pole in European Formula 3 at the Hungaroring due to a track limits infringement.

Paul Ricard F3: Gunther survives last-corner charge from Cassidy to win

Maximilian Gunther became the third different race winner of the European Formula 3 Paul Ricard opener after leading every lap of Race 3.

Paul Ricard F3: Gunther completes Prema hat-trick with double pole

Prema's Maximilian Gunther was quickest in the second European Formula 3 qualifying session at Paul Ricard, and will start Races 2 and 3 from pole.

European F3 preview: Who can halt the Prema streamroller?

It may have been a turbulent winter for the FIA European Formula 3 series, but the category's 2016 entry list is still packed with quality. Valentin Khorounzhiy is your guide to all the runners and riders.

Gunther secures Prema seat for 2016 season

German racer Maximilian Gunther will continue in European Formula 3 for a second season in 2016, linking up with reigning champion Prema Powerteam.

Top 10 European Formula 3 drivers of 2015

Despite the sheer volume of safety cars and red flags, European Formula 3 enjoyed a milestone year in terms of grid quality. Valentin Khorounzhiy spotlights those who stood out in the ultra-competitive field.

Hockenheim F3: Rosenqvist heads Prema 1-2-3-4 in first qualifying

Newly-crowned European F3 champion Felix Rosenqvist claimed a comfortable sixth consecutive pole in first qualifying at Hockenheim, while his Prema Powerteam squad locked out the first two rows.