Salih Yoluç

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Salih Yoluç
NationalityTurkey Turkish
Born (1985-08-22) 22 August 1985 (age 34)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Michelin Le Mans Cup career
Debut season2016
Current teamTF Sport
Car no.34
Starts6
Wins2
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish1st in 2016
Previous series
2015British GT & International GT Open
Championship titles
2016GT3 Le Mans Cup (Teams)

Salih Yoluç (born 22 August 1985, Istanbul) is a Turkish racing driver.

In 2016 he raced for TF Sport in the International GT Open and Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup. The team clinched the team championship, and Yoluç also finished second in the drivers' standings in the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup with his teammate, Euan Hankey.

The pair also won the 2015 Dubai 24 Hour in the SP3 class, with British GT regulars Adrian Barwick and Bradley Ellis.

In 2017, Yoluç competed in European Le Mans Series in an Aston Martin Vantage V8 GTE, partnered by regular teammate Hankey and 2016 FIA WEC GTE-Pro Champion, Aston Martin Racing works driver Nicki Thiim, where the team finished second in the LMGTE class.

Yoluç is also the first ever Turkish driver to compete in 24 Hours of Le Mans.[citation needed]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Car Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2018 Asian Le Mans Series United Autosports Ligier
2018 Blancpain Endurance Cup RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3
2018 FIA World Endurance Championship TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GTE
2017 European Le Mans Series TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GTE 5 1 0 0 4 87 1st
2017 Blancpain Endurance Cup PRO/AM TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GT3 2 0 0 0 2 64 2nd
2017 Gulf 12 Hours United Autosports Ligier
2016 Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GT3 6 2 0 0 5 107 2nd
2016 International GT Open TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GT3 12 2 0 0 3 102 6th
2015 International GT Open (AM) TF Sport Aston Martin Vantage GT3 4 3 0 0 4 19 5th
2015 Dubai 24h (SP3) Optimum Ginetta G55 GT4 1 1 0 0 0 N/A 1st
2015 Gulf 12h (CUP) Brookspeed Porsche 991 Cup 1 0 0 0 2 N/A 2nd
2015 British GT Von Ryan Racing McLaren 650S GT3 4 0 0 0 0 4 22nd

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2017 United Kingdom TF Sport United Kingdom Euan Hankey
United Kingdom Rob Bell
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
329 35th 7th
2018 United Kingdom TF Sport United Kingdom Euan Hankey
Republic of Ireland Charlie Eastwood
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
304 DNF DNF
2019 United Kingdom TF Sport United Kingdom Euan Hankey
Republic of Ireland Charlie Eastwood
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
327 42nd 11th

References[edit]

2016 International GT Open
2016 Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup
http://www.gt3lemanscup.com/en/news/tf-sport-win-in-portugal-to-claim-teams’-title/248 22.10.2016
http://gtopen.net/article.php?cont=1816 01.10.2016

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