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Armin Hahne (born 10 September 1955) is a former German racing driver, best known for his exploits in touring car racing. The highpoint of his career was winning both the 1982 and 1983 Spa 24 Hours driving BMW's. Another highlight of his career was driving in the factory supported Tom Walkinshaw Racing run Jaguar Racing team racing the all conquering Jaguar XJS coupes. Hahne stayed with the team as they transitioned to Rover Vitesse. In 1991 he drove for one race in the British Touring Car Championship for BMW

Bathurst 1000

Hahne's first start in the race was in 1984 when he partnered Englishman Jeff Allam in a Mobil Rover Racing Rover Vitesse to an easy Group A class win and an excellent 12th outright after starting 36th against much more powerful opposition. A brief return to the big Jags in 1985 saw Hahne team with Australian racer John Goss to win the 1985 James Hardie 1000 after starting 6th. His next time at Bathurst was in 1987 for the World Touring Car Championship round in an ill-fated Maserati Biturbo with Australian Kevin Bartlett. A troubled race week saw them start 34th and retire after only 29 laps with a broken diff. 1988 Saw him in a Walter Wolf Racing Ford Sierra RS500 with New Zealand racer Robbie Francevic. Their strong charge finished on lap 103 due to overheating. That was Hahne's last race in the Bathurst 1000.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tom Walkinshaw
Pierre Dieudonné
Winner of the Spa 24 Hours
1982 & 1983
(with Hans Heyer, Eddy Joosen and Thierry Tassin)
Succeeded by
Tom Walkinshaw
Hans Heyer
Win Percy
Preceded by
Peter Brock
Larry Perkins
Winner of the Bathurst 1000
1985
(with John Goss)
Succeeded by
Allan Grice
Graeme Bailey

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