Stéphan Grégoire

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Stéphan Grégoire
Nationality  France
Born (1969-05-14) May 14, 1969 (age 45)
Neufchâteau, Vosges
Indy Racing League IndyCar Series
Years active 1996-2001, 2006-2007
Teams Hemelgarn Racing
Team Scandia
Chastain Motorsports
Dick Simon Racing
CURB/Agajanian/Beck/Team Leader Motorsports
Starts 45
Wins 0
Poles 0
Best finish 11th in 1996-1997
Previous series
2005, 2007
1993-1994
1993
1990-1992
Rolex Grand-Am
CART
British Formula Two
French Formula Three Championship
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2003, 2008 - 2010
Teams Courage Compétition, Rollcentre Racing, Luc Alphand Aventures
Best finish 7th (2003)
Class wins 0

Stéphan Grégoire (born May 14, 1969 in Neufchâteau, Vosges) is a French race car driver. Currently living in Carmel, Ind.

Gregoire is a veteran of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex Sports Car Series, the Indianapolis 500, and the Indy Racing League. He made 44 IRL starts between 1996 and 2001 with a best finish of 2nd at Pikes Peak International Raceway in 1997. In that season he also recorded his best ever points finish of 11th. In his 6 Indy 500 starts he has a best finish of 8th in 2000. Gregoire was in another accidentwhen was his first accident? later in the 2000 season at the Texas Motor Speedway during a test run which caused him to have bruises to his left knee and ankle.[1] He returned to the IRL and the "500" for the 2006 race in a car fielded by Team Leader Motorsports and finished 29th.

Gregoire was set to return to the Indy 500 in 2007 for Chastain Motorsports, the team he drove for in 1997 and 1998. A crash in practice on May 17, ended his chances.[2] Gregoire broke a bone in his back and would not be able to qualify for the 2007 "500." The Chastain team named Roberto Moreno their replacement driver and he successfully made the race.

Racing record[edit]

American open–wheel[edit]

(key)

CART[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
1993 Formula Project Australia
SRF
United States
PHX
United States
LBH
United States
INDY
19
United States
MIL
United States
DET
United States
POR
United States
CLE
Canada
TOR
United States
MIS
United States
NHM
United States
ROA
Canada
VAN
United States
MDO
United States
NZR
United States
LS
46th 0
1994 McCormack Australia
SRF
United States
PHX
United States
LBH
United States
INDY
DNQ
United States
MIL
United States
DET
United States
POR
United States
CLE
Canada
TOR
United States
MIS
United States
MDO
United States
NHM
Canada
VAN
United States
ROA
United States
NZR
United States
LS
NC -

IRL[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Points
1996 Hemelgarn United States
WDW
16
United States
PHX
7
United States
INDY
27
13th 165
1996–1997 Scandia United States
NHM
8
United States
LVS
26
11th 192
Chastain United States
WDW
19
United States
PHX
5
United States
INDY
31
United States
TXS
Wth
United States
PPIR
2
United States
CLT
8
United States
NH2
15
United States
LV2
9
1998 Chastain United States
WDW
4
United States
PHX
4
United States
INDY
17
United States
TXS
25
United States
NHM
24
United States
DOV
5
United States
CLT
8
United States
PPIR
4
United States
ATL
20
United States
TX2
26
United States
LVS
17
12th 201
1999 Simon United States
WDW
16
United States
PHX
10
United States
CLT
C
United States
INDY
DNQ
United States
TXS
4
United States
PPIR
11
United States
ATL
24
United States
DOV
14
United States
PPI2
14
United States
LVS
8
United States
TX2
15
15th 162
2000 Simon United States
WDW
18
United States
PHX
8
United States
LVS
28
United States
INDY
8
United States
TXS
11
United States
PPIR
8
United States
ATL
7
United States
KTY
5
United States
TX2
20
14th 171
2001 Simon United States
PHX
21
United States
HMS
22
United States
ATL
15
35th 34
Heritage United States
INDY
28
United States
TXS
United States
PPIR
United States
RIR
United States
KAN
United States
NSH
United States
KTY
United States
STL
United States
CHI
United States
TX2
2006 Leader United States
HMS
United States
STP
Japan
MOT
United States
INDY
29
United States
WGL
United States
TXS
United States
RIR
United States
KAN
United States
NSH
United States
MIL
United States
MIS
United States
KTY
United States
SNM
United States
CHI
37th 10
2007 Chastain United States
HMS
United States
STP
Japan
MOT
United States
KAN
United States
INDY
Wth
United States
MIL
United States
TXS
United States
IOW
United States
RIR
United States
WGL
United States
NSH
United States
MDO
United States
MIS
United States
KTY
United States
SNM
United States
DET
United States
CHI
NC 0

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1993 Lola Chevrolet 15th 19th
1994 Lola Chevrolet Failed to Qualify
1996 Reynard Ford-Cosworth 13th 27th
1997 G-Force Oldsmobile 13th 31st
1998 G-Force Oldsmobile 31st 17th
1999 G-Force Oldsmobile Failed to Qualify
2000 G-Force Oldsmobile 20th 8th
2001 G-Force Oldsmobile 29th 28th
2006 Panoz Honda 30th 29th
2007 Panoz Honda Injury

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2003 France Courage Compétition France Jonathan Cochet
France Jean-Marc Gounon
Courage C60-Judd LMP900 360 7th 5th
2008 United Kingdom Rollcentre Racing Portugal João Barbosa
Belgium Vanina Ickx
Pescarolo 01-Judd LMP1 352 11th 10th
2009 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Luc Alphand
France Patrice Goueslard
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GT1 99 DNF DNF
2010 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Jérôme Policand
Netherlands David Hart
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GT1 327 15th 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Motor Racing Notes". Los Angeles Times. October 10, 2000. Retrieved 2010-12-22. Stephan Gregoire, driver for Dick Simon Racing of Dana Point, will be in a backup car Sunday for the Excite 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Gregoire escaped with bruises to his left knee and ankle in an accident while ... 
  2. ^ JOSEPH SIANO (May 27, 1997). "Another Rainout On Indy Parade". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-12-22. But before the green flag waved, Kenny Brack of Sweden, Affonso Giaffone of Brazil and Stephan Gregoire of France -- the entire fifth row of the 12-row starting grid -- collided with one another in Turn 4 on the third and final pace lap. I was on the bottom, Gregoire said. I was running my line. Giaffone touched me and I then I went right into the wall. 

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