Star drivers at the Le Mans Classic
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Star drivers at the Le Mans Classic

Soheil Ayari (3rd in the Le Mans 24 hours 2012 in LM P2), is joined by a number of other famous drivers at Le Mans Classic this weekend.

Soheil Ayari (3rd in the Le Mans 24 hours 2012 in LM P2), is joined by a number of other famous drivers at Le Mans Classic this weekend.

 

FORMER WINNERS

Derek Bell (GB) : 5 wins (1975, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987)
Emanuele Pirro (I) : 5 wins (2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007)
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F) : 2 wins (1978, 1980)
Gérard Larrousse (F) : 2 wins (1973, 1974)
Richard Attwood (GB) : 1 win (1970)
Vern Shuppan (AUS) : 1 win (1983)
Eric Hélary (F) : 1 win (1993)
 

TRIPLE WORLD CHAMPION

Yvan Muller (Triple winner in WTCC ; 2 participations at Le Mans) drives a Chevrolet Corvette in grid 5.
 

A  FORMER PRIME MINISTER

François Fillon drives a BMW M1 in grid 6. The erstwhile 'Premier ministre' and motorsport enthusiast has participated in Le Mans Classic before. In 2009, he tested the Peugeot 908 HDI FAP that won the 24 Hours a few months later.
 

FAMOUS DRIVERS

Vic Elford (9 participations at the 24 hours of Le Mans)
Emmanuel Collard (18 participations)
Brian Redman (14 participations)
Jean-Pierre Jabouille (13 participations )
Soleil Ayari (11 participations)
Pierre de Thoisy (11 participations)
Paul Belmondo (10 participations)
Jean Ragnotti (7 participations)
Raymond Narac (7 participations)(2ème en GTE AM en 2012)
Xavier Pompidou (7 participations)
Jacques Nicolet (6 participations)
Alain Serpaggi (5 participations)
Hernando da Silva Ramos (4 participatiosn)
Fabien Giroix (3 participations)
Luis Perez Companc (3 participations)
 

ONE DRIVER

Natacha Gachnang is one of the 54 women to have raced the 24 Hours of Le Mans (2010). At Le Mans Classic she drives a Cooper Monaco 1960 in grid 3.