Andy Wallace (racing driver)

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Andy Wallace
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Andy wins Macau Grand Prix 1986
Nationality United Kingdom British
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1988 - 1993, 1995 - 2008, 2010
Teams Silk Cut Jaguar
Toyota Team Tom's
Harrods Mach One Racing
David Price Racing
Panoz Motorsports
Audi Sport UK
Team Cadillac
Team Bentley
Racing for Holland
Zytek Engineering
Creation Autosportif
Best finish 1st (1988)
Class wins 4 (1988, 2001, 2002, 2006)

Andy Wallace (born 19 February 1961, in Oxford, England) is a professional racing car driver from the United Kingdom, who has been racing since 1979. In 1976, a 15-year-old Wallace attended the Jim Russell Racing Drivers' School. He has raced prototype sports cars since 1988, winning over 25 International Sports car races including:

Wallace was also the driver for the then record-setting speed of 240.14 mph (386.47 km/h) in a McLaren F1, which for over 11 years this was the world record for the fastest production car. According to the Autosport's Le Mans supplement, he liked the place so much that he became resident there.

Wallace drove for Dyson Racing in the American Le Mans Series through the 2007 racing season.

For 2008 he is planning a partial schedule with Richard Childress Racing in the Rolex Sports Car Series.

In January 2008 Wallace drove for Alex Job Racing in the #23 Porsche-powered Daytona Prototype backed by Ruby Tuesday in the 24 Hours of Daytona, finishing in 36th place with engine problems.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Andy Rouse
National Racing Driver of the Year

Succeeded by
Johnny Herbert
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Maurício Gugelmin
British Formula 3

Succeeded by
Johnny Herbert
Preceded by
Maurício Gugelmin
Macau Grand Prix

Succeeded by
Martin Donnelly
Preceded by
Derek Bell
Hans-Joachim Stuck
Al Holbert
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1988 with:
Jan Lammers
Johnny Dumfries
Succeeded by
Jochen Mass
Manuel Reuter
Stanley Dickens