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Didier Andre (born 3 September 1974) is a race car driver born in Lyon, France. In the late 1990s he competed in Indy Lights,[1] driving in the Indy Racing League in 2001[2] and Nissan World Series from 2003[3] until the present day. During 2006 he drove in the Le Mans Series Championship, initially in LMP2 for the team Paul Belmondo Racing n°37 car, a Courage C65 with Ford power. Subsequently he moved to the LMP1 championship winning Pescarolo Sport squad, where he won at Donington and Jarama, partnering Jean-Christophe Boullion and Emmanuel Collard.[4]

Didier Andre
NationalityFrench
Born3 September 1974 (1974-09-03) (age 44)
Lyon, France
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2000, 2003 - 2007, 2009-
TeamsMopar Team Oreca, Noël del Bello Racing, Taurus Sports Racing, Paul Belmondo Racing, Luc Alphand Aventures, Signature Plus
AIM Team Oreca Matmut
Best finish4th (2010)
Class wins1 (2003)

Contents

Racing recordEdit

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2000   Mopar Team Oreca   Didier Theys
  Jeffrey van Hooydonk
Reynard 2KQ-LM-Mopar LMP900 292 20th 10th
2003   Noël del Bello Racing   Jean-Luc Maury-Laribière
  Christophe Pillon
Reynard 2KQ-LM-Volkswagen LMP675 319 15th 1st
2004   Taurus Sports Racing   Christian Vann
  Benjamin Leuenberger
Lola B2K/10-Judd LMP1 300 20th 8th
2005   Paul Belmondo Racing   Paul Belmondo
  Rick Sutherland
Courage C65-Ford LMP2 294 22nd 3rd
2006   Paul Belmondo Racing   Patrice Roussel
  Yann Clairay
Courage C65-Ford LMP2 48 DNF DNF
2007   Luc Alphand Aventures   Jean-Luc Blanchemain
  Vincent Vosse
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R GT1 306 24th 11th
2009   Signature Plus   Pierre Ragues
  Franck Mailleux
Courage-Oreca LC70E-Judd LMP1 344 11th 10th
2010   AIM Team Oreca-Matmut   Soheil Ayari
  Andy Meyrick
Oreca 01-AIM LMP1 369 4th 4th

Complete American Open Wheel racing resultsEdit

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Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Rank Points
1997 Autosport Racing MIA
22
LBH
8
NAZ
25
SAV
9
STL
20
MIL
18
DET
21
POR
25
TOR
4
TRO
7
VAN
8
LS
10
FON 14th 35
1998 PacWest Lights MIA
14
LBH
5
NAZ
2
STL
12
MIL
15
DET
5
POR
8
CLE
3
TOR
5
MIS
7
TRO
5
VAN
6
LS
1
FON
5
2nd 123
1999 PacWest Lights MIA
14
LBH
4
NAZ
16
MIL
13
POR
17
CLE
17
TOR
3
MIS
12
DET
5
CHI
13
LS
1
FON
3
8th 74

Indy Racing LeagueEdit

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rank Points
2001 Galles Racing G-Force GF05B Oldsmobile Aurora V8 PHX
27
HMS
10
ATL
13
INDY
DNQ
TXS
17
PPI
19
RIR
4
KAN
16
NSH
21
KTY
11
STL
12
CHI
13
TX2
15
19th 188

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hybrid R & D Racing Season Review". motorsport.com. 25 December 1999. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  2. ^ Crowe, Steve (22 May 2001). "Unser says there's still no place like Indy". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Valencia: Thursday test notes". motorsport.com. 17 June 2004. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Donington: Michelin race report". motorsport.com. 27 August 2006. Retrieved 25 January 2010.