Laurent Groppi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Laurent Groppi (born 19 January 1983 in Haute-Savoie, Thonon-les-Bains) is a French racing driver.

He won the Formula Campus by Renault and Elf in 2003 and the Championnat de France Formula Renault 2.0 in 2006. He also competed in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0.In 2007 he finished second in the French GT Championship and finished 5th in the GT1 Class of the 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Team ORECA Saleen S7R.[citation needed]

He returned to Oreca for the 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans, but this time finished 8th in LMP1 class in their Judd powered Courage-Oreca LC70. In 2009 he finished 5th in the Le Mans Series GT1 Class with Larbre Competition in their Saleen S7R. In 2010 he won the French GT Championship with Larbre in their Porsche 911 GT3.[citation needed]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
2007 France Team Oreca France Nicolas Prost
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Saleen S7-R GT1 337 10th 5th
2008 France Team Oreca-Matmut France Soheil Ayari
France Loïc Duval
Courage-Oreca LC70-Judd LMP1 357 8th 8th

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Loïc Duval
Formula Campus Champion
Succeeded by
Jacky Ferré
Preceded by
Romain Grosjean
French Formula Renault 2.0

Succeeded by
Jules Bianchi