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Alain Ferté (born 8 October 1955 in Falaise, Calvados) is a professional racing driver. He is the elder brother of Michel Ferté, who is also a professional racing driver.

Alain Ferté
NationalityFrench
Born (1955-10-08) October 8, 1955 (age 64)
Falaise, France
Related toMichel Ferté (brother)
International Formula 3000
Years active1985–1989
TeamsLola, non-works March, non-works AGS, non-works Reynard
Starts25
Wins0
Best finish2nd in 1985 (Spa)
Previous series
?–1979

1980–?

1982–1984
Championnat de France Formule Renault
French Formula Three Championship
European Formula Two Championship
Championship titles
1979

1980
Championnat de France Formule Renault
French Formula Three Championship
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years1983-2012
TeamsFord France-Rondeau, Brun Motorsport-Porsche, non-works Nissan, Tom Walkinshaw Racing-Jaguar, Sauber-Mercedes, Peugeot, Courage, SARD-Toyota, non-works Ferrari, non-works Porsche, non-works Rondeau
Best finish8th 1989
Class wins0

Alain Ferté competed five seasons in Formula 3000 1985–1989. He won the 1979 French Formula Renault Championship and the 1980 French F3 championship.[1]

He has also competed in GT racing for many years, driving cars such as the Porsche 911 GT1, Toyota MR2-based SARD MC8R, and Maserati MC12 GT1.

Racing recordEdit

Complete European Formula Two Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos Pts
1982 Maurer Motorsport Maurer MM82 BMW SIL HOC THR NÜR MUG VAL PAU SPA HOC
Ret
DON MAN PER MIS NC 0
1983 Maurer Motorsport Maurer MM83 BMW SIL
Ret
THR
14
HOC
12
NÜR
5
VAL
14
PAU
DSQ
JAR
5
DON
Ret
MIS PER ZOL MUG 14th 4
1984 Martini Racing Martini 002 BMW SIL HOC THR VAL MUG PAU
5
HOC MIS PER DON BRH 14th 2

Complete International Formula 3000 resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap.)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Pts
1985 Lola Motorsport Lola T950 Cosworth SIL
8
THR
12
EST
7
VAL
Ret
9th 10
Corbari Italia March 85B PAU
Ret
SPA
2
DIJ
4
PER ÖST ZAN
Equipe Oreca DON
6
1986 ITI 3000 March 86B Cosworth SIL
13
VAL
Ret
PAU
Ret
SPA
14
IMO
3
MUG
7
PER
18
ÖST 14th 4
Oreca Motorsport BIR
Ret
Equipe Danielson AGS JH20B BUG
Ret
JAR
Ret
1987 First Racing March 87B Cosworth SIL VAL SPA PAU DON PER BRH BIR IMO BUG
Ret
JAR NC 0
1988 First Racing March 88B Judd JER VAL PAU SIL MNZ PER BRH BIR BUG
12
ZOL DIJ NC 0
1989 CoBRa Motorsport Reynard 89D Cosworth SIL VAL
6
PAU
5
JER PER BRH BIR SPA
Ret
BUG
Ret
DIJ
13
16th 3

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1983   Ford France   Jean Rondeau
  Michel Ferté
Rondeau M482-Ford Cosworth C 90 DNF DNF
1984   McCormack and Dodge   Jim Mullen
  Walt Bohren
Rondeau M482-Ford Cosworth C1 293 13th 10th
1986   Brun Motorsport   Thierry Boutsen
  Didier Theys
Porsche 956 C1 89 DNF DNF
1987   Italya Sports   Anders Olofsson
  Patrick Gonin
Nissan R86V C1 86 DNF DNF
1989   Silk Cut Jaguar
  Tom Walkinshaw Racing
  Michel Ferté
  Eliseo Salazar
Jaguar XJR-9LM C1 368 8th 7th
1990   Silk Cut Jaguar
  Tom Walkinshaw Racing
  Martin Brundle
  David Leslie
Jaguar XJR-12 C1 220 DNF DNF
1991   Team Sauber Mercedes   Jean-Louis Schlesser
  Jochen Mass
Mercedes-Benz C11 C2 319 DNF DNF
1992   Peugeot Talbot Sport   Karl Wendlinger
  Eric van de Poele
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B C1 208 DNF DNF
1994   Courage Compétition   Henri Pescarolo
  Franck Lagorce
Courage C32LM-Porsche LMP1
C90
142 DNF DNF
1995   SARD Co. Ltd.   Kenny Acheson
  Tomiko Yoshikawa
SARD MC8-R-Toyota GT1 14 DNF DNF
1996   Team Menicon SARD Co. Ltd.   Mauro Martini
  Pascal Fabre
SARD MC8-R-Toyota GT1 256 24th 15th
1997   JB Racing   Jürgen von Gartzen
  Olivier Thévenin
Porsche 911 GT1 GT1 236 DNF DNF
2008   JMB Racing
  Aucott Racing
  Ben Aucott
  Stéphane Daoudi
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 312 25th 4th
2012   JMB Racing   Philippe Illiano
  Manuel Rodrigues
Ferrari 458 Italia GTC GTE
Am
292 32nd 7th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tom Kristensen, Gil de Ferran, Dario Franchitti and many others Missing out on F1". autosport.com/8W. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2015.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Philippe Alliot
Championnat de France Formule Renault Champion
1979
Succeeded by
Denis Morin
Preceded by
Alain Prost
French Formula Three
Champion

1980
Succeeded by
Philippe Streiff