Paul Dalla Lana

Paul Dalla Lana is a Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist,[1] and amateur racing driver who is currently driving for Aston Martin Racing in the World Endurance Championship.[2] He is featured in the documentary "The gentleman driver", about non professional drivers.[3]

He is the founder of NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns and manages medical buildings in Canada. In 2008, he donated CAD $20-million to establish the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. In 2018, it was announced he was making an additional $20-million gift to the school.[4]

Racing resultsEdit

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2013   Aston Martin Racing   Bill Auberlen
  Pedro Lamy
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Pro
221 DNF DNF
2014   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Christoffer Nygaard
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
329 26th 6th
2015   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
321 NC NC
2016   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
281 DNF DNF
2017   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
329 36th 8th
2018   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
92 DNF DNF
2019   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
87 DNF DNF
2020   Aston Martin Racing   Augusto Farfus
  Ross Gunn
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GTE
Am
333 33rd 8th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dalla Lana's going full-speed ahead". August 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "Paul Dalla lana - FIA World Endurance Championship". www.fiawec.com (in French). Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Mattei, Mario (November 5, 2018), The Gentleman Driver (Documentary), Ed Brown, Ricardo Gonzalez, Michael Guasch, Paul Dalla Lana, Velvet Cartel, Speed Group, retrieved February 17, 2021
  4. ^ "Paul Dalla Lana Commits Second $20-Million Gift To The University Of Toronto's Boundless Campaign".
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Emmanuel Collard
François Perrodo
Rui Águas
FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers
2017
With: Pedro Lamy & Mathias Lauda
Succeeded by
Jörg Bergmeister
Patrick Lindsey
Egidio Perfetti