Franck Lagorce

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Franck Lagorce
Born (1968-09-01) 1 September 1968 (age 46)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality France French
Active years 1994
Teams Ligier
Races 2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1994 Japanese Grand Prix
Last race 1994 Australian Grand Prix

Franck Lagorce (born 1 September 1968 in L'Haÿ-les-Roses) is a racing driver driver from France. He participated in 2 Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on November 6, 1994. He scored no championship points.

Career[edit]

Lagorce competed in French Formula Ford between 1987 and 1989, and was runner up in the French Formula Renault Championship in 1990. He stepped up to the French Formula Three Championship in 1991 and won the title the following year. He competed in Formula 3000 for the next two years, winning four races and finishing the 1994 season in second place. He was Ligier's test driver in 1994 and 1995 and drove in the last two races of the 1994 Formula One season when Johnny Herbert moved to Benetton to replace JJ Lehto who had been loaned to Sauber. He then become test driver for Forti Corse in 1996.

He won the Renault Spider trophy in 1996, and has since competed in production car and sportscar racing.


Racing record[edit]

Complete International Formula 3000 results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Points
1993 DAMS Reynard/93D Ford Cosworth DON
8
SIL
4
PAU
7
PER
11
HOC
DNS
NÜR
11
SPA
10
MAG
1
NOG
1
4th 21
1994 Apomatox Reynard/94D Ford Cosworth SIL
1
PAU
5
CAT
5
PER
2
HOC
1
SPA
13
EST
8
MAG
2
2nd 34

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1994 Ligier Gitanes Blondes Ligier JS39B Renault V10 BRA
PAC
SMR
MON
ESP
CAN
FRA
GBR
GER
HUN
BEL
ITA
POR
EUR
JPN
Ret
AUS
11
NC 0

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1994 France Courage Compétition France Henri Pescarolo
France Alain Ferté
Courage C32LM-Porsche LMP1
C90
142 DNF DNF
1995 France Courage Compétition France Henri Pescarolo
France Éric Bernard
Courage C41-Chevrolet WSC 26 DNF DNF
1996 France La Filière Elf France Henri Pescarolo
France Emmanuel Collard
Courage C36-Porsche LMP1 327 7th 2nd
1997 France DAMS France Éric Bernard
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Panoz Esperante GTR-1 GT1 149 DNF DNF
1998 Japan Nissan Motorsports
United Kingdom TWR
Denmark John Nielsen
Germany Michael Krumm
Nissan R390 GT1 GT1 342 5th 5th
1999 Germany AMG-Mercedes Germany Bernd Schneider
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Mercedes-Benz CLR LMGTP 76 DNF DNF
2000 United States Team Cadillac United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
Cadillac Northstar LMP LMP900 291 21st 11th
2001 United States Panoz Motorsports Australia David Brabham
Denmark Jan Magnussen
Panoz LMP07-Élan LMP900 85 DNF DNF
2002 France Pescarolo Sport France Sébastien Bourdais
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Courage C60-Peugeot LMP900 343 10th 9th
2003 France Pescarolo Sport France Stéphane Sarrazin
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Courage C60-Peugeot LMP900 356 8th 6th

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christophe Bouchut
French Formula Three Champion
1992
Succeeded by
Didier Cottaz
Preceded by
Marcel Kläy
Renault Sport Spider Elf Trophy Champion
1996
Succeeded by
Tommy Rustad