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André Negrão (born 17 June 1992 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian racing driver who currently competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship for French team Signatech Alpine Matmut, having won the LMP2 class of the 2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship. He is also the LMP2 class winner of the 2017 and 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, both alongside Nicolas Lapierre and Pierre Thiriet.

André Negrão
André Negrão.JPG
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
Born (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27)
São Paulo, Brazil
FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season2017
Current teamSignatech Alpine Elf
Car no.36
Starts16
Wins3
Poles4
Fastest laps0
Best finish1st in 2018–19
Previous series
2018
2016
2014-15
2011-13, 15
2010
2010
2010
2010
2009
2009
2009
2008
2008
European Le Mans Series
Indy Lights
GP2 Series
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Formula Abarth
British Formula Renault 2.0
Italian Formula Renault 2.0
Swiss Formula Renault 2.0
South American Formula Three
Portuguese Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 WEC
Championship titles
2018–19FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Drivers
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2017
Best finish4th (2017)
Class wins2 (2018, 2019)

CareerEdit

 
Negrão driving in the 2018 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Formula RenaultEdit

Negrão began his car racing career by driving in the Formula Junior FR2.0 Portugal Winter Series with Epsilon Sport in 2008. He finished third in the standings with one podium position and twenty points.[1] In the WEC, he was a guest driver at Magny-Cours and Barcelona.[2]

The following season, Negrão competed in both the Formula Renault 2.0 Italy and LO Formula Renault 2.0 Suisse championships for Cram Competition. He finished fifteenth in both series standings, taking seven points-scoring positions in eight races.[3][4]

The Brazilian will remain in Formula Renault for 2010, competing in the Eurocup with Cram Competition.[5]

Formula ThreeEdit

In 2009, Negrão made his debut in Formula Three Sudamericana. He competed in the Piriápolis and São Paulo events with Kemba Racing. In 2010, Negrão took part in the inaugural Formula 3 Brazil Open race for Cesario F3.[6] In the final race he finished second, behind winner William Buller.[7]

Racing recordEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2008 Formula Renault 2.0 WEC Epsilon Sport Team 3 0 0 0 0 0 51st
Portuguese Formula Renault 2.0 – Winter Series 4 0 0 0 1 20 3rd
2009 Italian Formula Renault 2.0 Cram Competition 4 0 0 0 0 66 15th
Swiss Formula Renault 2.0 4 0 0 0 0 36 15th
Formula 3 Sudamericana Kemba Racing 3 0 0 0 0 4 12th
2010 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Cram Competition 16 0 1 0 1 25 13th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2 0 0 0 1 36 23rd
Formula Abarth 4 0 0 0 1 23 14th
Formula Renault UK 2 0 0 0 0 8 32nd
Formula 3 Brazil Open Cesário Fórmula 1 0 1 0 1 N/A 2nd
2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series International Draco Racing 14 0 0 0 0 20 20th
2012 Formula Renault 3.5 Series International Draco Racing 17 0 0 0 1 36 15th
Formula 3 Brazil Open Hitech Racing Brazil 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 2nd
2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series International Draco Racing 17 0 1 0 1 51 10th
2014 GP2 Series Arden International 20 0 0 0 0 31 12th
2015 GP2 Series Arden International 21 0 0 0 0 5 20th
Formula Renault 3.5 Series International Draco Racing 4 0 0 0 0 4 21st
2016 Indy Lights Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 18 0 0 0 5 268 7th
2017 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Signatech Alpine Matmut 8 1 3 0 5 132 5th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 0 0 0 1 N/A 3rd
2018 European Le Mans Series Signatech Alpine Matmut 1 0 0 0 0 10 18th
24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 1 1 0 0 1 N/A 1st
2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Signatech Alpine Matmut 8 1 1 0 8 181 1st
2019 24 Hours of Le Mans - LMP2 Signatech Alpine Matmut 1 1 0 0 1 N/A 1st
2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 Signatech Alpine Elf 1 0 0 0 1 18 2nd*

† – As Negrão was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points. * Season still in progress.

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series resultsEdit

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

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Points
2011 International Draco Racing ALC
1

14
ALC
2

9
SPA
1

DNS
SPA
2

11
MNZ
1

10
MNZ
2

10
MON
1

Ret
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

12
HUN
1

20
HUN
2

Ret
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

16
LEC
1

15
LEC
2

6
CAT
1
CAT
2
20th 20
2012 International Draco Racing ALC
1

8
ALC
2

10
MON
1

Ret
SPA
1

12
SPA
2

12
NÜR
1

19
NÜR
2

3
MSC
1

13
MSC
2

4
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

16
HUN
1

15
HUN
2

Ret
LEC
1

Ret
LEC
2

22
CAT
1

14
CAT
2

8
15th 36
2013 International Draco Racing MNZ
1

11
MNZ
2

13
ALC
1

Ret
ALC
2

8
MON
1

12
SPA
1

7
SPA
2

Ret
MSC
1

7
MSC
2

6
RBR
1

9
RBR
2

11
HUN
1

21†
HUN
2

6
LEC
1

3
LEC
2

11
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

Ret
10th 51
2015 International Draco Racing ALC
1
ALC
2
MON
1
SPA
1
SPA
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
RBR
1
RBR
2
SIL
1
SIL
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
BUG
1

12
BUG
2

Ret
JER
1

8
JER
2

12
21st 4

Complete GP2 Series resultsEdit

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2014 Arden International BHR
FEA

20
BHR
SPR

18
CAT
FEA
CAT
SPR
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

15
RBR
FEA

16
RBR
SPR

14
SIL
FEA

20
SIL
SPR

16
HOC
FEA

18
HOC
SPR

21
HUN
FEA

15
HUN
SPR

Ret
SPA
FEA

9
SPA
SPR

8
MNZ
FEA

5
MNZ
SPR

5
SOC
FEA

6
SOC
SPR

6
YMC
FEA

Ret
YMC
SPR

24
12th 31
2015 Arden International BHR
FEA

9
BHR
SPR

8
CAT
FEA

23†
CAT
SPR

21
MON
FEA

21
MON
SPR

17
RBR
FEA

16
RBR
SPR

21
SIL
FEA

20
SIL
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

20
HUN
SPR

21
SPA
FEA

20
SPA
SPR

14
MNZ
FEA

14
MNZ
SPR

18
SOC
FEA

15
SOC
SPR

11
BHR
FEA

17
BHR
SPR

20
YMC
FEA

9
YMC
SPR

C
20th 5

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

American open-wheel racing resultsEdit

Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Rank Points
2016 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports STP
6
STP
5
PHX
6
ALA
8
ALA
11
IMS
9
IMS
16
INDY
15
RDA
10
RDA
2
IOW
13
TOR
11
TOR
2
MDO
2
MDO
3
WGL
3
LAG
9
LAG
6
7th 268

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2017 Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 Alpine A470 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SIL SPA
6
LMS
3
NÜR
Ret
MEX
2
COA
1
FUJ
2
SHA
2
BHR
4
5th 132
2018–19 Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 Alpine A470 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SPA
2
LMS
1
SIL
3
FUJ
3
SHA
3
SEB
2
SPA
2
LMS
1
1st 181
2019–20 Signatech Alpine Elf LMP2 Alpine A470 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SIL
2
FUJ
SHA
BHR
SÃO
SEB
SPA
LMS
2nd* 18*

* Season still in progress.

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2017   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nelson Panciatici
  Pierre Ragues
Alpine A470-Gibson LMP2 362 4th 3rd
2018   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  Pierre Thiriet
Alpine A470-Gibson LMP2 367 5th 1st
2019   Signatech Alpine Matmut   Nicolas Lapierre
  Pierre Thiriet
Alpine A470-Gibson LMP2 368 6th 1st

Complete European Le Mans Series resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rank Points
2018 Signatech Alpine Matmut LMP2 Alpine A470 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC
5
MNZ RBR SIL SPA ALG 18th 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Formula Junior FR2.0 Portugal Winter Series 2008". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 WEC 2008". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 Italy 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  4. ^ "LO Formula Renault 2.0 Suisse 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  5. ^ "Cram ritorna con Andrè Negrao". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. 12 November 2009. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "André Negrão fecha dupla da Cesário Fórmula". f3brazilopen.com (in Portuguese). Extrabold Comunicação Integrada. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
  7. ^ "William Buller é o campeão do F3 Brazil Open". f3brazilopen.com (in Portuguese). Extrabold Comunicação Integrada. 24 January 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2010.

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