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|Born: ||April 4, 1958 in Munich|
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|Grand Prix'||47 (36 starts)|
|World Championships: ||0|
1985 Belgian Grand Prix
1989 Portuguese Grand Prix
Christian Danner (born April 4, 1958 in Munich) is a former racing driver from Germany.
The son of well-known car safety expert Max Danner, Christian started motor-racing in the Renault 5 cup. He advanced to Formula 2 and set the F2 lap record of the current configuration of the old Nürburgring which was used only in 1983 for international racing.
Danner won the inaugural Formula 3000 championship in 1985, and debuted in Formula One on 15 September 1985 for the all-German team Zakspeed, and eventually participated in 47 Grands Prix. His best result was 4th at the 1989 United States Grand Prix for Rial. He also managed one 6th place whilst driving for Arrows.
Danner later raced in Champ Cars and currently takes part in Grand Prix Masters, scoring second in the second race.
He is also an F1 commentator for the channel RTL in his native Germany.
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