Didier André

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24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2000, 2003 - 2007, 2009-
Teams Mopar Team Oreca, Noël del Bello Racing, Taurus Sports Racing, Paul Belmondo Racing, Luc Alphand Aventures, Signature Plus
AIM Team Oreca Matmut
Best finish 4th (2010)
Class wins 1 (2003)

Didier Andre (born 3 September 1974) is a race car driver born in Lyon, France. In the late 1990s he competed in Indy Lights,[1] driving in the Indy Racing League in 2001[2] and Nissan World Series from 2003[3] until the present day. During 2006 he drove in the Le Mans Series Championship, initially in LMP2 for the team Paul Belmondo Racing n°37 car, a Courage C65 with Ford power. Subsequently he moved to the LMP1 championship winning Pescarolo Sport squad, where he won at Donington and Jarama, partnering Jean-Christophe Boullion and Emmanuel Collard.[4]

Racing record[edit]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2000 France Mopar Team Oreca Belgium Didier Theys
Belgium Jeffrey van Hooydonk
Reynard 2KQ-LM-Mopar LMP900 292 20th 10th
2003 France Noël del Bello Racing France Jean-Luc Maury-Laribière
Switzerland Christophe Pillon
Reynard 2KQ-LM-Volkswagen LMP675 319 15th 1st
2004 United Kingdom Taurus Sports Racing United Kingdom Christian Vann
Switzerland Benjamin Leuenberger
Lola B2K/10-Judd LMP1 300 20th 8th
2005 France Paul Belmondo Racing France Paul Belmondo
United States Rick Sutherland
Courage C65-Ford LMP2 294 22nd 3rd
2006 France Paul Belmondo Racing France Patrice Roussel
France Yann Clairay
Courage C65-Ford LMP2 48 DNF DNF
2007 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Jean-Luc Blanchemain
Belgium Vincent Vosse
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R GT1 306 24th 11th
2009 France Signature Plus France Pierre Ragues
France Franck Mailleux
Courage-Oreca LC70E-Judd LMP1 344 11th 10th
2010 France AIM Team Oreca-Matmut France Soheil Ayari
United Kingdom Andy Meyrick
Oreca 01-AIM LMP1 369 4th 4th

American Open Wheel[edit]

(key)

IndyCar results[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rank Points
2001 Galles Racing United States
PHX
27
United States
HMS
10
United States
ATL
13
United States
INDY
DNQ
United States
TXS
17
United States
PPI
19
United States
RIR
4
United States
KAN
16
United States
NSH
21
United States
KTY
11
United States
STL
12
United States
CHI
13
United States
TX2
15
19th 188

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hybrid R & D Racing Season Review". motorsport.com. 25 December 1999. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Crowe, Steve (22 May 2001). "Unser says there's still no place like Indy.". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Valencia: Thursday test notes". motorsport.com. 17 June 2004. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Donington: Michelin race report". motorsport.com. 27 August 2006. Retrieved 25 January 2010.