Sven Müller is a rising star and one of the most promising racing drivers in GT competitions. He currently serves as Porsche factory driver and a member of Porsche Junior programme, driving Porsche cars all over the world.
His most successful season so far was 2016 when he won both the Porsche Supercup and Porsche Carrera Cup Germany.
Sven Müller in 2017
Beginning of the career in karting
Sven Müller was born on February 7, 1992, in Mainz. He had his first experience in motorsport back in 2004 when he started to race karting. He spent five years in karting racing and had a notable success.
In 2006, he was Karpen Winter Cup winner and won a DMV race in Wackersdorf. The following year, Sven debuted on the international stage and took the 3rd place at Sosnova Autodrome, in the Czech Republic.
Sven Muller started his career driving a karting
Sven’s journey continued in 2008 when he was invited to the ADAC Formula test during which he set the second fastest lap time. In 2009, his last year in karting, the talented driver took the 3rd place in ADAC Kart Masters event at Oschersleben.
Switch to formula racing
Finally, in 2010 Sven moved to ADAC Formula Racing. He did relatively good in the first campaign of junior formula racing and he took the 9th place overall. The following season was much better. Sven’s progress was huge and he won 4 races and had 12 podium finishes before he took the 3rd position in the championship, finishing behind Pascal Wehrlein and Emil Bernstorff.
Driving Prema Powerteam's car in 2012
He was ready for a new challenge in 2012. He switched to Formula 3 Euro Series, driving for Prema Powerteam. Muller again did an amazing job. He took the 6th place in the standings, took one victory and had other six podium places. Driving for Ma-con and Van Amersfoort Racing in the 2013 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Muller failed to repeat the results from the previous season. Sven scored only one podium finish from 30 starts and took the 9th place in the final classification.
New step in the career - Sven Muller becomes Porsche junior driver
He left single-seaters after a relatively poor season and continued his career in sports cars. In 2014, Muller signed a contract with Porsche and became a member of the Junior factory team. He competed in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, in which he won the Rookie title and Porsche Supercup in which he was 7th.
Sven Muller - Porsche junior driver
In 2015, Muller continued to race in both Porsche series. The Supercup became a priority and while he was driving for Lechner Racing, he managed to win 4 out of 11 races. Unfortunately, he lost the championship battle. Sven finished the season as a runner-up, losing to Philipp Eng by 19 points.
Müller debuted in the FIA WEC in 2015
At the same time, he dropped to the 7th position in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, but also made a debut at the FIA World Endurance Championship as a member of Porsche Manthey team. Muller finished 3rd in LMGTE class at Spa, driving a Porsche 911 RSR alongside Kevin Estre.
Attack on two trophies in 2016
For the third year in a row, he was a member of Porsche junior team and the driver of Konrad Motorsport. Muller continued his progress in 2016 in Porsche Supercup and Porsche Carrera Cup Germany. He was on the top of the standings in the Carrera Cup throughout the whole season and clinched the title in the dramatic final race, beating Christian Engelhart, while in the Supercup he had a tiny advantage to another Porsche junior driver Matteo Cairoli and won another title.
In 2016, Sven Müller won the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and Porsche Supercup
New racing duties in 2017
Before the start of 2017 season, Muller was among the candidates for the Porsche's LMP1 program, but he was recruited to drive for Precote Herberth Motorsport in the ADAC GT Masters. Sharing the #99 Porsche 911 GT3 R with Robert Renauer, he was a race winner once to finish 12th in the points.
Müller also made four starts in the Japanese Super GT Series with D'Station Racing, scoring two podiums. He also raced with Manthey Racing in VLN, Nurburgring 24 Hours, 24H Series and Daytona 24 Hours.
Sven Muller - 2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Germany champion
Super GT Series as main competition in 2018
In 2018, the Japanese Super GT Series was the main competition for Müller. He was sharing the #7 Porsche 911 GT3 R in all eight rounds with Tomonobu Fujii, scoring one podium and finishing ninth in the final standings of the GT300 class.
Over the year, Müller participated in many endurance races with different Porsche teams, including a debut at Le Mans with Porsche GT Team. He was sharing the #94 Porsche 911 RSR with Romain Dumas and Timo Bernhard, not finishing the race. In other races, his best result was the second place overall at Dubai 24 Hours.
Racing all over the world in 2019
In 2019, Sven didn't return to Japanese championship, racing in the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge with different Porsche teams. He also joined Porsche factory team at Le Mans 24 Hours, finishing seventh in the GTE Pro class.