Patrick Pilet

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Patrick Pilet
Nationality France French
Born (1981-10-08) October 8, 1981 (age 33)
Auch, France
2014 Super GT
Current team Team Art Taste
Car no. 15
Previous series
2010 International GT Open
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2009 -
Teams IMSA Performance
Best finish 16th (2013)
Class wins 0

Patrick Pilet (born October 8, 1981 in Auch, Gers) is a French racing driver. He has competed in major sports car endurance races like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 24 Hours of Daytona, 24 Hours of Spa, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans.

He won the Championnat de France Formula Renault 2.0 in 2004 and competed at the Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup. In 2005 he switched to Formula Renault 3.5 Series, finishing 11th having missed three rounds. He drove full-time in Formula Renault 3.5 in 2006, but he finished 21st.

Plet switched to sports car racing in 2007, and was crowned Porsche Carrera Cup France champion with IMSA Performance.

In 2009 and 2010 he raced full-time for IMSA Performance at the International GT Open together with Raymond Narac in a Super GT class Porsche 911. He finished 5th in 2009 with 6 wins in 16 races and 7th in 2010 with 4 wins in 16 races. He finished second at the 24 Hours of Spa, also in an IMSA Performance Porsche with Narac, Patrick Long and Richard Lietz.

He will be driving in Team Art Taste, a new Japanese Super GT team using Porsche 911 GT3R, in 2011 Super GT season.[1] Also, he raced full-time for IMSA Performance at the Le Mans Series, again with Porsche with Wolf Henzler as partner, collecting one podium.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2009 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 265 DNF DNF
2010 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
United States Patrick Long
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 321 17th 5th
2011 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
France Nicolas Armindo
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
311 17th 5th
2012 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Seth Neiman
United States Spencer Pumpelly
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
311 27th 4th
2013 Germany Porsche AG Team Manthey Germany Timo Bernhard
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
315 16th 2nd
2014 Germany Porsche Team Manthey United Kingdom Nick Tandy
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Pro
309 36th 7th

References[edit]

  1. ^ "アートテイスト、ポルシェドライバーのピレを起用". as-web.jp(AUTOSPORT web). i-dea. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Loïc Duval
Championnat de France Formule Renault 2.0 Champion
2004
Succeeded by
Romain Grosjean
Preceded by
Anthony Beltoise
Porsche Carrera Cup France Champion
2007
Succeeded by
Anthony Beltoise