Jean-Philippe Belloc

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Jean-Philippe Belloc
Jean-Philippe Beloc Le Mans drivers parade 2011.jpg
Belloc at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans driver parade
Nationality France French
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 19972002, 2007, 2011
Teams La Filière Elf
Courage Compétition
Viper/Mopar Team Oreca
Larbre Compétition
Equipe de France FFSA
Best finish 7th (1997)
Class wins 0

Jean-Philippe Belloc is a racecar driver from France. He was born in Montauban, in 24 April 1970.

Belloc started racing in single-seaters and won the French Formula Renault Championship in 1992, at his second attempt, after four wins. Moving up to the French Formula Three Championship in 1993, he took the title the following year with five wins.[1] He raced in Formula 3000 until 1997.

After a few seasons with occasional races in the French Porsche Carrera Cup, he became a full-time sports car racing driver in 1998, when he was third in the Carrera Cup. The following year he became a Chrysler works driver, in the Oreca Chrysler Viper GTS-R, and took third place in the FIA GT Championship, also racing in the American Le Mans Series. In 2001 he became FIA GT Champion, also winning the Spa 24 Hours.[1]

From 2002, Belloc raced mainly in the ALMS, for Carsport America, but also took part in the French Supertouring Championship, FIA Sportscar Championship and FIA GT Championship. In 2006 he drove occasionally in the FIA GT, ALMS and Le Mans Series, where he took an LMP2 class win at the 1000 km Istanbul. For 2007 he drove an Oreca Saleen S7-R in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.[2]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1997 France La Filière Elf France Henri Pescarolo
France Emmanuel Clérico
Courage C36-Porsche LMP 319 7th 4th
1998 France Courage Compétition France Didier Cottaz
Belgium Marc Goossens
Courage C51-Nissan LMP1 232 DNF DNF
1999 France Viper Team Oreca United States David Donohue
France Soheil Ayari
Chrysler Viper GTS-R GTS 271 DNF DNF
2000 France Mopar Team Oreca France Yannick Dalmas
France Nicolas Minassian
Reynard 2KQ-LM-Mopar LMP900 1 DNF DNF
2001 France Larbre Compétition France Christophe Bouchut
Portugal Tiago Monteiro
Chrysler Viper GTS-R GTS 234 20th 4th
2002 France Equipe de France FFSA
France Oreca
France Jonathan Cochet
France Benoît Tréluyer
Chrysler Viper GTS-R GTS 326 14th 3rd
2007 France Team Oreca France Laurent Groppi
France Nicolas Prost
Saleen S7-R GT1 337 10th 5th
2011 France Larbre Compétition France Christophe Bourret
France Pascal Gibon
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
301 21st 2nd
2012 France Larbre Compétition France Christophe Bourret
France Pascal Gibon
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GTE
Am
309 28th 5th

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Didier Cottaz
French Formula Three
Champion

1994
Succeeded by
Laurent Redon