Fast Facts: Dion von Moltke has built his career in North American sports car racing on a solid foundation of international Karting and Formula Car racing. The 26 year old American, with strong ties to South Africa, was born in Houston Texas before moving with his family to Dallas, Sydney, and Los Angeles, Miami and then finally to his current home in Charleston. Dion started racing karts at age 13 and has won several championships at the local and state level before moving up to the National and International level, participating in World championship Karting events in Italy.
Since 2008, Dion has steadily progressed through several professional racing series, becoming a very successful and respected professional race car driver. He has multiple wins in Skip Barber, Grand-Am, American Le Mans, and IMSA series, including two wins at the legendary 12 Hours of Sebring (2012 & 2013) and a win at the Daytona 24 Hour race in 2013. Dion is also a highly popular driver instructor, focusing on all aspects of peak performance.
In total, Dion has 12 wins, 31 Podiums, and 101 top 10 finishes out of 117 sports car races in the years spanning 2008 to 2016.
In 2014 Dion competed in the Tudor United Sports Car season in the No. 35 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS, teamed with Seth Neiman, team principle.
In 2015 Dion competed a full season, driving in the No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 LMS. He captured 5 pole positions in the GTD class in the IMSA Tudor United Sports Car Series, winning the 2015 Total Pole Award. Dion and Christopher Haase finished third in the 2015 GTD championship.
In 2016 Dion was hired as Sportscar Brand Ambassador by Audi of America, whilst driving for every team racing the new Audi R8LMS in both IMSA WeatherTech and Pirelli World Challenge series. He captured a total of 6 podium finishes in both series.
(All results are for races in an Audi R8 LMS as Audi Sportscar Brand Ambassador)
8th & DNF: 24 Hours Daytona & 12 Hours of Sebring, Stevenson Motorsports
2nd & 3rd: 2 Races, Mosport, PWC Sprint-X, M1GT Racing
2nd Place: Utah Motorsports Park, PWC Sprint-X, M1GT Racing
2nd Place: 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, Magnus Racing
5th Place: Petite Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Stevenson Motorsports
TBD: 2 Races, Laguna Seca, PWC Sprint-X, M1GT Racing
Partnerships: Audi of America, Battery Tender
(All results are for the Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 LMS in the Tudor United Sportscar Series GTD Class. Team mates are Bryce Miller for Endurance Races and Chris Haase)
5th Place: 24 Hours of Daytona
5th Place: 12 Hours of Sebring
2nd Place: Laguna Seca
Pole & 3rd Place: Detroit Grand Prix
3rd Place: 6 Hours of Watkins Glen
Pole Position: Lime Rock Park
Pole & 5th Place: Virginia International Raceway
Pole & 3rd Place: Circuit of the Americas
Winner: 2015 GTD Total Pole Award
Sponsors: Battery Tender
(All results are with the Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 35 Audi R8 LMS in the Tudor United Sportscar Series GTD Class. Principle team mate was Seth Neiman)
5th Place: 24 Hours of Daytona (28 cars)
5th Place: 12 Hours of Sebring (23 cars)
5th Place: Laguna Seca (23 cars)
Sponsors: PRNewswire, UBM Tech, Battery Tender
1st Place: 24 Hours of Daytona, GT Class. Alex Job Racing WeatherTech Audi R8, number 24. Team mates Audi factory drivers Filipe Albuquerque, Oliver Jarvis, Edoardo Mortara.
1st Place: 12 Hours of Sebring, GTC Class. Alex Job Racing WeatherTech Porsche No. 22. Co-drivers Cooper MacNeill and Jeroen Bleekemolen.
3rd Place: Long Beach Grand Prix, GTC Class, Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 44, co-diver Brian Wong
1st Place: Baltimore Grand Prix, GTC Class, Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 44, co-driver Seth Neiman
Sponsors: PRNewswire, UBM Tech, Battery Tender
1st Place: 12 Hours of Sebring, GTC Class. Alex Job Racing Porsche No. 23. Co-drivers Townsend Bell and Bill Sweedler
1st Place: Palm Beach Grand Prix, Pro Class. Flat 6 Motorsports Porsche GT3 Cup car. Co-driver Dr. Jim Norman
2nd Place: Lime Rock, Grand-AM GT Class. APR Motorsport No. 51 Audi R8 LMS. Co-driver Dr. Jim Norman
Sponsors: PRNewswire, South African Airways, Parathyroid.com, SAABC
Grand-AM: Rolex Daytona 24 Hour, Muehlner Motorsport, No. 18 Porsche GT3, 9th place
ALMS: Full season completed in GTC Class: The Racers Group (TRG), No. 68 Porsche GT3
4th place finish at Sebring 12 Hour
1st place at Lime Rock
2nd place at Mosport
Top 5 finishes in 7 of 9 races
5th place in driver championship, TRG 2nd place in team championship
Sponsors: PRNewswire, South African Airways, SAABC
Grand-AM: Rolex Daytona 24 Hour, Starworks Motorsport, Riley Daytona Prototype
Grand-AM: Rolex Series, Daytona Prototype Class, Doran Racing No. 77 Dallara Ford
Finished 10 of 12 races in top 10
Rookie of the year in the DP class
Fastest Trueman Aiken driver in 8 of 9 sessions
Sponsors: PRNewswire, South African Airways, Brand South Africa
Skip Barber MX-5 Cup
2 Wins out of 2 races at the inaugural event, Laguna Seca
Grand-AM: APR Motorsport No. 181 Golf GTi in the Grand-AM Continental Tire ST class
3 Wins: at Watkins Glen, Mid-Ohio, and Miller Motorsports Park.