There he drew attention to himself in his very first year with a second-place finish in the rookie classification. In the 2018 season, the youngster drove to a commanding championship success with ten wins during the season. Preining also impressed in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup: together with champion Michael Ammermüller, he helped the Lechner Racing team achieve the teams' championship title and placed third in the driver classification. In 2019, Preining has driven as a Porsche Young Professional for the Porsche customer team Gulf Racing in the FIA WEC (GTE-Am class) and took part in ADAC GT Masters for Herbert Motorsport. He finished fourth in each of the 6 Hours of Fuji, the 1000 Miles of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, together with his fellow drivers. After joining the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E team as a test and development driver, he is now entering new territory in Formula E.

Personal details

Date of birth: 21 July 1998
Birthplace: Linz (A)
Nationality: Austrian
Lives in: Linz (A)
Height/weight: 180 cm/70 kg
Hobbies: Fitness, friends, karting
Twitter: @ThomasPreining
Facebook: @ThomasPreiningOfficial
Instagram: @thomaspreining

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