Anne-Charlotte Verney

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Anne-Charlotte Verney
Nationality France French
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years 1974-1983
Teams Private entries, Kremer Racing, Cooke-Woods Racing, Garrettson Developments, Jean Rondeau
Best finish 6th (1981)
Class wins 1 (1978)

Anne-Charlotte Verney is a French racing and rally driver. She competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for ten straight years from 1974 to 1983, achieving a best finish of sixth in 1981.[1] She participated in the 1982 Dakar Rally with Mark Thatcher, son of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, as her co-driver and navigator. Along with their mechanic Jacky Garnier, they became lost for five days in their Peugeot 504 but were rescued after a military search.[2]

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
1974 France Pierre Mauroy France Pierre Mauroy
France Martine Rénier
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR GT 276 13th 7th
1975 France Anne-Charlotte Verney France Yvotte Fontaine
France Corinne Tarnaud
Porsche 911 Carrera RS GT
294 11th 2nd
1976 France Louis Meznarie France Hubert Striebig
Germany Helmut Kirschoffer
Porsche 934 Gr.5 288 13th 6th
1977 France Anne-Charlotte Verney France René Metge
France Dany Snobeck
France Hubert Striebig
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Gr.5 254 18th 2nd
1978 France Anne-Charlotte Verney France Xavier Lapeyre
France François Servanin
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR GT
279 12th 1st
1979 France Anne-Charlotte Verney France Patrick Bardinon
France René Metge
Porsche 934 GT
251 19th 3rd
1980 Germany Malardeau Kremer Racing France Xavier Lapeyre
France Jean-Louis Trintignant
Porsche 935 K3 Gr.5 217 DNF DNF
1981 United States Cooke-Woods Racing United States Bob Garretson
United States Ralph Kent-Cooke
Porsche 935 K3 IMSA
327 6th 2nd
1982 United States Garretson Developments United States Bob Garretson
United States Ray Ratcliff
Porsche 935 K3 IMSA
299 11th 5th
1983 France Jean Rondeau United Kingdom Vic Elford
France Joël Gouhier
Rondeau M379 C 136 DNF DNF


  1. ^ "Women in the 24 Hours". Automobile Club de l'Ouest. Archived from the original on December 5, 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  2. ^ "Dakar Retrospective 1979 - 2007" (PDF). p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 1, 2010. Retrieved 2009-02-19.