Martin Karlhofer has also been detected the early fascination "Integrale". Customers benefit from his extensive knowledge and experience of professional motorsport.
He and his father have been form for many years now the sympathetic and successful team, who has decisive influenced the development of the family business.
Well-known people in motorsports, as for example Manuel Reuter, Armin Schwarz or Walter Röhrl, are convinced by Martin Karlhofer’s talent, ambition and professionalism. This successful career history is still in good remembrance.
1999 2nd place at European kart championships and Austrian team champion in kart sport
2002 First national and international appearances in Rally sport, being Austria’s youngest driver.
2004 Top 3 among more than 500 participants at the international Red Bull Rally Driver Search. Members of the jury, like Walter Röhrl and Armin Schwarz, were deeply impressed by his performance.
2007 Graduation at the Higher Technical Institute “HTL Bulme Graz” – engineer in mechanical and production engineering.
2007/2008 Fastest driver of approximately 19,000 applicants at the biggest Driver Search at that time – the Opel OPC Race Camp under the direction of Manuel Reuter. More than one year lasting education from the Opel works team, numerous international appearances and successful start at 24 hours Nürburgring. “He is a phenomenon and a real talent”, said Manuel Reuter.
2009/2010 Still in 2008, invitation of Kris Nissen, former director of Volkswagen Motorsports in Hannover, Germany. After several tests and various appearances with team mates like Carlos Sainzor or Nassar al Attiyah, the works team including Martin Karlhofer won the most spectacular long distance race in the world – the 24 hours Nürburgring.
2010-2012 Successes at ADAC GT Masters and awarded with the golden honour badge of Sport