2005 and 2018 DTM Champion, Gary Paffett is a household name across the motorsport world having racked up over 185 starts, 23 wins, 48 podiums, 17 pole positions and 14 fastest laps over the past fifteen years.
Gary, a factory Mercedes-AMG driver since 2003, has represented the DTM team as their ‘Team Captain’ for several years - showcasing his importance to the Mercedes team. In his and Mercedes’ final season in the DTM, Gary led Mercedes-AMG to the manufacturers’ title, the teams’ title and the drivers’ title to draw the curtains on a sublime career in the German touring car series.
2018 marked Gary’s and Mercedes’ final season in the DTM as the manufacturer departed the series. It was announced for the 2019 season that Gary will race in the ABB FIA Formula E, where he will spearhead the team for HWA RACELAB.
Born: 24th March 1981 in Bromley (England)
Marital Status: Married to Lisa: 3 sons Harvey, Freddie and Alfie
Residence: Suffolk (England)
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 76 kg
Hobbies: Tennis, Cycling, Football